Help recognize buildings, citizens who enrich Barrie’s history

(Barrie, ON) The City of Barrie is accepting nominations for the 2021 Heritage Awards until Friday, November 26. The nomination form can be found

The awards recognize property owners and individuals who have made strides in fostering local identity through heritage preservation and awareness within Barrie. Residents and businesses are invited to submit nominations for the following categories: residential buildings; commercial building with a business including office, restaurant or store; institutional building such as a church, school, or public facility; or an individual or group of people who stand out for their heritage contribution to the community.

Nominations for buildings with at least two of the following attributes will be considered:must be at least one hundred years old and be located in the City of Barriewell-maintained property and buildingbuilding is sensitive to the heritage features of the property, especially if the property has been restored, rehabilitated or adaptively re-usedenhances the streetscape/neighbourhoodassists in revitalizing the community through heritage conservation

Nominations for an individual or group with the following attributes will be considered:demonstrate a commitment to heritage preservationbuilt awareness and understanding of local history and heritagehelp revitalize the community through building local heritage awareness

Award winners will be selected by the Heritage Barrie Committee and the awards will be presented at City Council in February 2022, during Heritage Week.

For more information, including nomination requirements and forms, visit Barrie Heritage Awards


Media Contact
Melanie Rumley
Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220