Council is on summer break, but the Circulation List continues to be published weekly.
Of note to our "Electoral Reform" group: correspondence from Wasaga Beach denouncing the Province's proposed "Strong Mayors, Building Homes Act"
🖼📜 Holly Area History Installation
Update regarding the installation at the Peggy Hill Team Community Centre (formerly known as the Holly Rec Centre), showcasing Holly area history
🇺🇳📃 International Relations Committee
Agenda for September 6: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11171050&GUID=7418911D-6F76-4FF1-AF90-651085F4521F
📆💊 International Overdose Awareness Day
August 31 is proclaimed as "International Overdose Awareness Day"
🚍🚐 Return to Full Transit Service Levels
Barrie Transit will return to pre-pandemic service levels as of September 12.
🥶 Lifeguards – End Of Season
Lifeguards are on duty at Johnson's Beach until August 21 (date now passed), and at Centennial Beach until September 2
🗳☑️ Municipal Election Candidates Certified
The list of candidates for the 2022 Municipal Election has now been certified, and available to view at https://www.barrie.ca/City%20Hall/election/Pages/Candidate-Listing.aspx
🚲🌃 Bike The Night
Barrie's first "Bike The Night" event will be held Saturday, September 17 from 5-8pm, starting at Meridian Place
🧒🧑⚖️ Keira's Law
Correspondence from Municipality of Shuniah: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11149922&GUID=314426C3-DC68-44A1-800E-D9B78BAB7ACD
Supporting Bill C-233 "Keira's Law", which aims to protect children from domestic violence by amending the Judges Act to make training on family violence mandatory for all new federal judges, and continuing education of "intimate partner violence and coercive control" required throughout their career
😠🏗 Strong Mayors, Building Homes Act
Correspondence from Town of Wasaga Beach: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11171053&GUID=69BCF46F-C3C8-47F3-B03B-D5762AC9A3D0
Stating that the proposed powers are not appropriate, the proposed changes will not demonstratively speed up the construction of housing, and will erode the democratic process at the local level.