Donations Allow For Bulletproof Wall In JPD Lobby

... Propheter, Jamestown building superintendent; Brenda Henderson, Dawson Metal Company Inc., executive administrator; Randy Sweeney, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation executive director; Jeff Lehman, Jamestown director...

IDLC Finance's profit rises 33pc

Arif Khan, chief executive officer of IDLC Finance, who made a presentation on the half yearly disclosures, expressed satisfaction with the financial results. “While our...

Saiful, Sohagi spring surprises

She was immediately rushed to Dhaka Medical Collage by deputy minister Arif Khan Joy's vehicle as there were no ambulances available at the stadium. The...

No Federal Politics For Jeff Lehman

That question was raised to him when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stopped by the Mayor's office at Barrie City Hall Thursday prior to their appearance...

Long rumoured as Liberal candidate for Barrie area

The next federal election is expected in 2019, while the next municipal vote takes place in 2018. The city has two ridings – Barrie-Innisfil, held...

Jeff and Justin shake hands (update: location change)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Mayor Jeff Lehman at Barrie City Hall on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Sue Sgambati/. 11 a.m. update. Due to...

When money can buy a proxy inmate

Speaking to , Aynal's lawyer Golam Kibria said Arif was released following the HC order. All this came to light two months ago, when Kibria...

Barrie-Innisfil PC riding has 3 candidates

Following the 2015 federal election, Bubel became chief of staff for Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard. “Having worked side-by-side over the past decade with elected members...

Mock beach rescues kick off Drowning Prevention Week

The Barrie ExaminerMP for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte Alex Nuttall added his voice to the water safety messages. "It starts at a young age, teaching our children," Nuttall...

Restrictions on Dunsmore Lane

“We had several suggestions how to reach a compromise,” said Coun. Bonnie Ainsworth, who represents this part of Barrie. “This seems to be the amicable...

Steve Trotter takes over as new Ward 6 councillor in Barrie

Mayor Jeff Lehman and councillors Barry Ward, Bonnie Ainsworth, Sergio Morales and Mike McCann cast ballots in favour of Trotter. Councillors Doug Shipley, Rose Romita,...

Shipley to pull out of PC nomination race

Ward 3 councillor Doug Shipley has announced he is no longer looking to make the jump to Queen's Park. In a Facebook post, Shipley wrote...

Steve Trotter to once again represent Barrie's Ward 6

The Ward 6 seat was vacated when Michael Prowse took a job as the city's new chief administrative officer. Council decided to appoint someone to...

Doug Shipley withdraws from Barrie-Innisfil PC nomination race

Doug Shipley is no longer in the running for the PC Party's Barrie-Innisfil nomination. In a Facebook post July 5, the current City of Barrie...

Beats Strachan in 5-4 vote of council

Steve Trotter became Barrie's new Ward 6 councillor Monday night, appointed by city council after beating Lynn Strachan in a close 5-4 , second-ballot vote.

Steve Trotter appointed as Barrie's new Ward 6 councillor

Trotter defeated Lynn Strachan — both had years of experience as municipal councillors coming into the meeting — 5-4 in the final round. Mayor Jeff...

Barrie councillor no longer wants PC nomination

The Barrie councillor has announced he won't be running for the Progressive Conservative Party nomination, for the Barrie-Innisfil riding, in the next Ontario election. Shipley...

Ward 6 to get new Barrie councillor

Barrie city council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers to appoint the new Ward 6 councillor - replacing Michael...

Ward 6 council seat crowded

... Laurie Watt, Rodney Jackson, Zachary Gribbons-Shrubsole, Donald Kirkpatrick, Colin Nelthorpe, Sage Hyden, Mike Washburn, Kenneth Lansing, Dave Forfar, Justin Heran, Brandon Pitawanakwat, Kevin LePage,...

Barrie's Ward 6 candidate list set at 32

... Laurie Watt, Rodney Jackson, Zachary Gribbons-Shrubsole, Donald Kirkpatrick, Colin Nelthorpe, Sage Hyden, Mike Washburn, Kenneth Lansing, Dave Forfar, Justin Heran, Brandon Pitawanakwat, Kevin LePage,...

32 people apply to fill vacant councillor seat in Barrie

Thirty-two people are hoping to become the next councillor in Barrie's Ward 6. The deadline for applications was Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., leaving councillors a...

Michael Prowse takes over July 1

Michael Prowse officially makes the trek July 1, and it's a leap of faith, of sorts. After more than 13 years as a city councillor,...

Much to celebrate on Canada's birthday

Knowing and appreciating our history provides the best way to bind us together and take pride in our national identity. This anniversary is an important...

Be proud of your great country as it celebrates 150 years

... our community of Barrie-Innisfil and to celebrate everything that makes us uniquely Canadian. On behalf of my family, Liane, Jeffrey, Courtney, Matthew and Mitchell,...

Watersand to build 1100 single detached homes, 368 townhouses

City council gave final approval Monday to rezone 229 McKay Rd. W. and 980 Veteran's Dr. for 1,472 residential units, on more than 217 acres...

Public meeting for south-end development

Peter Silveira had concerns about how the walkway to the adjacent, proposed public high school would work. “I represent an area with a lot of...

Developers plan neighbourhoods, down to the laneway, without knowing final plans for high school

Ward 5 Councillor Peter Silveira inquired as to the pedestrian walkway to the school from neighbourhoods to the east, a plan that includes several east-west...

Racket producing fake LHC orders busted

Addition District and Sessions Judge Arif Khan Niazi doubted its validity and sent it to the LHC for attestation. The LHC replied with clarification that...

Barrie will play major role in 100th anniversary of Battle of Vimy Ridge

Mayor Jeff Lehman and a group of Barrie residents will be in France next week for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Barrie councillor Michael Prowse takes leave for 'professional development'

Until Prowse returns, constituents can contact Service Barrie, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 705-726-4242. If necessary, they can also email...

Remembering heroic efforts at Vimy Ridge

Master Corporal Jill Cooper, Vimy Imagery Team "Canada Mourns", the front-most sculpture of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial at Vimy Ridge looks toward the city...

Nominate someone for John Graves Simcoe Medal of Excellence

... clicking on the Canada 150 icon. If you are unable to submit a nomination online, contact our office at 705-728-2596. Applicants and nominees will...

Prince George's County home sales

Pinehurst Dr., 9212-Bruce C. and Donna V. Strachan to Alberta Minter, $245,000. River Bend Ct., 8105-Paolo Gnocchi and Lysandra Voltaggio to Paul .... Huntley Square...

Habitat celebrates its 40th (16 photos)

Another prominent dignitary on-hand was MP of Barrie, Springwater and Oro-Medonte Alex Nuttall. While he admits he is fully willing to discuss the technical and...

Homes for humanity

Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard, Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall and Mayor Jeff Lehman congratulated the volunteers and the three new homeowners. Habitat for Humanity's Anne Street...

Other councillors to cover duties

During this time any enquiries from constituents can be directed to either Service Barrie or the mayor's office. Residents can contact Service Barrie directly at...

Barrie cops, fire and county paramedics making progress on moving in together

Barrie and Simcoe County will be assessing a plan for an $86-million first responders' campus in May or June, Mayor Jeff Lehman says. In the...

Unlocking of Babri Masjid was a 'balancing act' by then government: Arif Mohammed Khan

Khan said the unlocking of the Babri Masjid was a balancing act to satisfy the demands of the Hindu community after the Rajiv Gandhi government...

Barrie mayor applauds infrastructure, child care cash announced in federal budget

... implementation of the government's major promises from last year, rather than the announcement of new programs and funding, Mayor Jeff Lehman said. “There are...

Articles by Michael Prowse

Why are so many Britons retiring on inadequate pensions? Why are trains still unreliable and most urban comprehensives so poor? Blame our ultra-competitive, winner-takes-all political...

Revenues expected to be modest

Peter Silveira, who sits on Barrie's taxi working group. “At the end of the day, I'm in favour of competition but I want to help...

Revenues expanded to meet budget

Expense reductions, revenue increases and a cut in debt servicing costs will be achieved, and city councillors approved the methods Monday. Instruction to do this...

Concerns abound at public meeting

Bonnie Ainsworth asked about a public elementary school. “Common sense says we need to at least think about where the children are going to go...

Bernier's national membership chair MP Nuttall was accused of membership fraud in 2010

(subscription) (subscription)In 2010, Mr. Nuttall, then a municipal councillor, ran unsuccessfully in the nomination contest for the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party in Barrie. He...

Council nixes idea to fine business owners who don't clear snow

Barrie council wouldn't go for a city staff recommendation to head downtown and fine businesses owners who don't diligently clear the sidewalks of snow. In...

Barrie councillors shaking up taxi industry

Uber is a ride-sharing business which generally offers lower prices than licensed taxis, in part because it does not have the same level of regulation.

Traveling Players Ensemble to Perform at Madeira

Presented by the middle school performance class, the play features the talents of Catie Barrie (Vienna), Brett Beale (Arlington), Kassi Elliott (Sterling), Sophie Ellison (University...

Warren's Fletcher Wins AP Class A Girls Player of the Year - U.S. News & World Report

Warren's Fletcher Wins AP Class A Girls Player of the YearU.S. News & World ReportMcKenna Walker, Bay City Western; Kaylee Wasco, Midland Dow; Molly Davis,...

Barrie resident in Ottawa for International Women's Day

Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard is vacating his seat for Fearman on Wednesday. “It will be neat to see a Parliament full of women. Maybe someday...

No Wakf land misappropriation during my tenure: Arif Khan - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisNo Wakf land misappropriation during my tenure: Arif KhanDaily News & AnalysisFormer Minority Affairs Minister Mohammad Arif Khan on Monday said that...