Opinion Letters

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Growth confusion: LETTER

Residents fated to have to consider the fact that they will potentially have an audience, five storeys up, every time they go into their front or backyards, were absolutely correct in raising red flags to the rest of Barrie.

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Poor management: LETTER

Every year in Barrie, property owners are subjected to inordinate property tax increases whilst the services provided are reduced.

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Letter: A contradiction

(Re: ‘Salaries could rise; Georgian College’s executive compensation plan could see CEO earning $400K per year’ in the Dec. 31 edition of the Examiner)

LETTER: Think outside the box

A Dec. 5 presentation by city staff to council concluded that our Barrie City Hall building is in a state of advanced deterioration and has surpassed its usefullness as it stands.With that came three scenarios from city planning staff for consideration. Renovate and lease additional facilities, renovate and expand facilities on-site, demolish one b

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Will Barrie get a university: LETTER

Recently Ontario's Liberal government announced Brampton and Milton would get new university partnerships with York University. The city of Markham was granted a university campus in 2015.

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