Alex has moved a motion to request further use of local railway infrastructure to support the development of lands around the railway. These lands will be used to provide jobs, build tax base, and use more environmentally sustainable ways to deliver products and raw materials all over Canada, North America, & the world. “I look [ Read More ]
Please contact the Salvation Army regarding manning a kettle to help the less fortunate in our community. Also, please check out the Santa Shuffle at the waterfront Saturday. The number to call is 705-728-3737 x 259 to volunteer.
It was an amazing evening of festivity at the Baya Nihan Filipino Association of Simcoe County dinner. Along with M.P. Patrick Brown – @brownbarrie M.P.P. Rod Jackson @rodneyjackson and Mayor Lehman, we were honoured to help fundraise and work with our Filipino family in Barrie whose families have been affected by natural disaster: Typhoon Haiyan. [ Read More ]
On November 30, the Conservative Party held their founding meeting for the new conservative riding. Over 120 people joined the meeting to further Barrie and area’s increase in presence in the House of Parliament. This is part of the new redistribution of seats in the federal parliament that helps to guarantee equal value for votes [ Read More ]
Physician Recruitment in Simcoe County is going to face more pressure even with more 10 new Family Physicians come to Barrie and Area. This is due to the aging demographic of our physicians and likelihood that many will be retiiring. It is important that we recognize the work being done on behalf of our residents [ Read More ]
Be sure to come with Your families to the Santa Claus Parade and tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Alex will be participating with his wife and newborn, and would love to see You there! There will be lots of amazing floats, tons of Christmas lights, and an amazing experience organized by the [ Read More ]
Councillor Nuttall’s motion to provide wireless internet in Barrie’s Downtown received unanimous consent on Thursday. This motion was for staff to investigate the best way to deliver the service and proceed back with a report. This is in conjunction with the BIA, a downtown business committee that Councillor Nuttall sits on.
With the help of Councillor John Brassard, who was unable to move the motion himself, Councillor Nuttall has moved a motion, seconded by Finance Chair Michael Prowse, to remove an additional $110,000 from the budget in 2014, and current year. It passed almost unanimously. It is important that we, the stewards of your money, ensure [ Read More ]