There might be hope yet for municipal politics in Barrie.
More than 17 years ago city council debated building a new $25-million performing arts centre in Barrie's downtown.
If a majority of city councillors don't want to build a proposed, $120.5-million Barrie-Simcoe Emergency Services Campus, they should just say so.
The World Wide Web made its debut in 1990 and it's still a relatively young technology. Perhaps that's why it still resembles the wild west, where anything and everything goes.
The math just doesn't work for a byelection in Barrie's Ward 6.
People provide emergency services, not buildings.
There’s no definitive answer whether raising Ontario’s minimum wage is good for employers, their workers or even the province’s economy.
Barrie city police deserve credit for reviewing 2015-2016 sexual assault cases determined to be unfounded, in which investigators don't think a crime took place or was attempted.
Forthcoming changes to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appear to be a double-edged sword.
When interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose took to the stage at the annual parliamentary press gallery dinner last year, the slightly loosened-up audience of scribes braced for a letdown. They had just been treated to an entertaining speech by the country's charismatic new prime minister, including a yoga demonstration by his wife. Ambrose would
If Canada’s chattering classes can tear themselves away from Donald Trump for a moment, have they noticed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has stopped answering even the most basic and reasonable questions in Parliament?
It’s evidently going to be a tough sell convincing city councillors to spend $76.5 million on a Barrie-Simcoe Emergency Services Campus.
It's evidently going to be a tough sell convincing city councillors to spend $76.5 million on a Barrie-Simcoe Emergency Services Campus.
A guaranteed minimum income, a living wage: it’s the same solution to the problem.
It's hardly the first time relations between Canada and the United States have been tense. There was, for instance, that time when folks north of the border burned down the White House.
When Conservative Party of Canada members fill in their ballots for leader, they need to keep in mind they’re voting to pick the person who can beat Justin Trudeau in the next election.
For many Canadians, our publicly funded health-care system is a part of our national identity. In 2014, a study of 7,000 Americans and Canadians found that while Americans are deeply divided about the principles that should govern the provision of health care, Canadians are far more united.
While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raises taxes in Canada, U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday proposed the largest tax cuts for Americans in a generation.
Following a season of political upheaval in the United States, there could be even greater ripples in Europe over the next five months. General elections are scheduled for Germany and France, while a surprise election will be held in June for Britain. The outcomes will be as significant as last November's presidential election in the U.S.