Author: Steve Pecar

Innisfil ticket campaign urges toys instead of cash

Until December 4, all parking fines in the Town of Innisfil can be paid with the holiday spirit. Anyone who receives a parking ticket in the town can opt to pay the fine through the “Scrooge The Ticket” program by donating a toy, gift card or non-perishable food item instead of the cash. If you choose to take the Christmas approach to an infraction, you can bring your donation to Innisfil Town Hall (2101 Innisfil Beach Rd.) not later than 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 4. All items must be equal to or greater than the value of the parking...

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Students urge Georgian College to end labour dispute

Students at Barrie’s Georgian College held a peaceful protest today to urge striking faculty workers and college leaders to settle their dispute. The students occupied the outer offices of Georgian President MaryLynn West-Moynes in the sit-in designed to put pressure on both sides to end the stalemate, now in its fifth week. Roughly  11,000 Georgian College students have been missing classes since the labour action began that involves 24 colleges across Ontario and 12,000 workers in total. As well as Barrie, Georgian has Simcoe County campuses in Midland and Collingwood as well as Orillia. Students at today’s protect urged...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Barrie Farmers’ Market (Collier and Mulcaster streets)

    November 4, 2017 - April 28, 2018
  2. Barrie Winterfest

    February 3 - March 4
  3. Centre for the Performing Arts

    February 15 - February 24
  4. Georgian Theatre

    February 22
  5. Dufflebag Theatre

    March 3