Doug Shipley

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Barrie city councillor Doug Shipley looks for PC nod

A Barrie city councillor wants to make the jump to Queen's Park. Ward 3 councillor Doug Shipley says he will seek the Progressive Conservative nomination...

Barrie peewee squad wins Canadian Tire Classic

... Regan Korczynski and Connor Lefave as well as goalies Jack Giroux and Daniel Campbell. The team staff includes coach Doug Shipley, assistant coaches Howie...

The Mady Centre for the Performing Arts in downtown Barrie. EXAMINER FILE

Doug Shipley. The recommendation is for city staff to prepare an implementation plan for a sponsorship pilot project, based on a performance-based contract for an...

New McDonald's ready to open in Barrie

The O'Neill family is excited to open its eighth McDonald's Restaurant this Friday. From left are Maeve O'Neill, brother Wilson, sister Rosie, and parents Jennifer...

Paint Canada Pink Week flag raised in Barrie to promote annual run

The Canadian Beast Cancer Foundation Run for the Cure launched Paint Canada Pink Week Monday morning at Barrie City Hall. From left are Lorena Coelho...

Barrie resident says speeding signs a form of political advertising

Doug Shipley said there are none in his part of Barrie, and there is another political solution. “If they (councillors) really think it's that big...

Barrie teacher, coach renews push for artificial track in city

"I'm really glad the new school is supposed to get one," said Denes, who added it can't come quick enough. The city has been supportive...

Transfers and foreclosures 6-12-16

Susanne Barrie and Susan Jenkins to Danny Long and Patrick Davis, in Forest Heights addition, $260,000. * Wallace McClure Jr., trustee, to Brenda Buckley and...

Barrie to monitor several intersections to weigh need for red-light cameras

“Right now the cost didn't offset the need,” said Coun. Doug Shipley, chairman of the infrastructure, investment and development services committee. The cost of 10...

First phase of retail development in Barrie's north end almost complete

Doug Shipley is the councillor for the area and is optimistic the development will alleviate some traffic headaches. "It's going to give people some local...

Kempenfest draws thousands to Barrie's waterfront every summer. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Doug Shipley suggested Kempenfest officials get the word out where there is parking, perhaps using sign boards. “Direct them to our downtown parking,” he suggested,...

Neighbourhood democracy in action

Doug Shipley. One of the reasons we hold joint meetings is to try to get more people to attend. They've had a fairly good turnout.

CITY HALL

One question I have been asked many times since becoming a city councillor is 'what are councillors responsible for?' My answer has always been fairly...

Community invited to save gazebo

“I've know some citizens of Barrie want it saved,” said Coun. Doug Shipley. “Let's see if the desire is there.” Coun. Barry Ward noted the...

Barrie councillors pitch in to sponsor table for veterans

Doug Shipley. Instead, he suggested using his own money, originally put aside for a big birthday celebration, to fund the table cost. “That's quite a...

Who needs a birthday party when you can have a Centennial Ball?

The Barrie ExaminerHe passed up the idea of a birthday party, but Councillor Doug Shipley found a unique way to celebrate his milestone day. The...

Barrie City Hall council chambers. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

A motion to sponsor a $3,000 table at CFB Borden's Centennial Ball this summer was defeated Monday after councillors decided to pay it out of...

Sports Local Hockey

The goaltenders are Noah Johnston and Jack Giroux. The head coach is Doug Shipley, the assistant coaches are David Seaman and Morgan Miller, the trainer...

North Barrie excited about commercial development

Councillor Doug Shipley says representatives from Pratt Homes will make a presentation. "I've been getting lots of questions about what's happening over there, and I...

Barrie could look into shipping containers for building projects

The city could look into allowing shipping containers to be used in Barrie as buildings, building additions and accessory structures. Councillors gave initial approval Monday...

"It's a shame we're losing it"

"It's a shame we're losing it"Over 35 Barrie students are signed up to travel to Sudbury on April 15 to attend a Board of Governors...

Barrie defeats Bradford in championship game

... Tucker Oreskovich, Kaleb Seaman, Luke Shipley, Matthew Simon, Owen Szozda, Logan Thomason and Jacob Tunnicliff. The goaltenders are Noah Johnston and Jack Giroux. The...

Men honoured for rescuing teen after Barrie house explosion

... medal to mark its retirement. In the photo from left are Chief Kimberley Greenwood, Barrie-Oro-Medonte-Springwater MP representative Naomi Mueller, Cooper and Tex,...

BOWLS: Comprehensive victory for New Earswick Falcons - The Press, York

The Press, YorkBOWLS: Comprehensive victory for New Earswick FalconsThe Press, YorkBarrie Shipley, Ray Boyes, Kevin Potter and Vic Thompson led 14-12 after 14. They then...

BOWLS: Comprehensive victory for New Earswick Falcons - The Press, York

The Press, YorkBOWLS: Comprehensive victory for New Earswick FalconsThe Press, YorkBarrie Shipley, Ray Boyes, Kevin Potter and Vic Thompson led 14-12 after 14. They then...

Barrie atoms win Richmond Hill tournament by going undefeated

... Tucker Oreskovich, Kaleb Seaman, Luke Shipley, Matthew Simon, Owen Szozda, Logan Thomason and Jacob Tunnicliff. Goaltenders are Noah Johnston and Jack Giroux. The head...

Coming soon: 8-screen Cineplex (5 photos)

BarrieToday (press release) (registration)BarrieToday (press release) (registration)“This is quite exciting for all of Barrie, but especially the north-east part of the city,” said Councillor Doug...

Duckworth Street closed for 3 nights

BarrieToday (press release) (registration)Councillor Doug Shipley says his biggest concern is motorists heading to Royal Victoria Hospital from Cundles Road or Little Lake. "That's always...

Barrie councillors begin budget debate Monday

Barrie's service partners also have a hand in the annual budget - including city police, Barrie Public Library and the County of Simcoe, which supplies...

Boaters oppose paying for parking at Barrie Marina

Doug Shipley of the $100 optional pass. "Thirty to 40 cars are using it for free every day." "The plan here was is to solve...

North Barrie Crossing development ramping up

North Barrie Crossing, on Cundles Road East at Duckworth Street, sprang to life last month, with the start of two retail buildings that can be...

Barrie council gives initial OK to charge boaters at marina for seasonal ...

Barrie councillors gave initial approval Monday to charge boaters $100 for the annual pass at the marina parking lot. “This is not a perfect working...

Keep transit system simple

They are enthralled by gee-whiz technology, high-end and up-scale things, and what neighbouring municipalities have, but with no idea of if they will work or...

Seniors, monthly passes effected March 1

Barrie Transit cash fares for seniors are increasing to $3 a ride, effective March 1, and monthly passes for all bus riders are heading up...

Doug Shipley, Special to the Examiner

During this festive season, Barrie city police RIDE checks will be out in full force - ensuring everyone arrives to their destinations safely. Well, with...

Simcoe County paramedics help kick off Wrap It Up Red blood donor campaign

... residents to Wrap It Up Red during the Canadian Blood Services' holiday campaign. They visited the Barrie blood donor clinic Wednesday morning. From left...

Former Springwater mayor appointed to Barrie Police Services Board

... Corrections of Ontario. She also serves on the Simcoe Muskoka Children's Aid Society. The board also includes James Dickie as chairman, Angela Lockridge as...

Downtown Barrie merchants not happy streets were closed hours ahead of parade

Doug Shipley says this needs to change. “It's two years in a row we've had this complaint from merchants. All retail is struggling, so our...

5 minutes ago $47000 study misses key items: Barrie councillor

Doug Shipley questioned if the report he says overlooked major opportunities here was worth the money. “I'm always leery of ... consultants,” said Shipley, adding...

Large sign near Near North Barrie Crossing development gets the OK

“The finished grade of the subject property and the proposed location for the Penady (Barrie) Ltd. sign is substantially below the finished grade of Highway...

Barrie-Innisfil Conservative winner says local riding was strong

Sergio Morales, Doug Shipley, Arif Khan, Mike McCann, Barry Ward and Michael Prowse, as well as Lehman. A Markham firefighter for more than 28 years,...

Conservative candidate John Brassard takes Barrie-Innisfil

Brassard outdistanced Liberal Colin Wilson, Myrna Clark of the New Democrats, the Green Party's Bonnie North, Gary Nail of the Christian Heritage Party and Jeff...

Pies fly for United Way in Barrie

Doug Shipley and Jill Taylor, the executive assistant to the city's community and corporate services general manager. For nabbing planning director Stephen Naylor with a...

Barrie-area resale market remains hot, realtors say

“Prices were up 14 per cent in Barrie. After three months of that kind of growth month-over-month, it's huge,” said Barrie and District Association of...

Barrie's MarketTown buyer still waiting for deposit back

Doug Shipley said other buyers have been calling him because they, too, want their deposits back and they too are having no luck. “My recommendation...

Fix major problems ahead of beautification in Barrie

Let us finally get an acceptable (or is it Councillor Doug Shipley's new word, 'stomachable') plan for Dunlop, Bayfield, Simcoe and the pathetic, piecemeal Mapleview...