What is Barrie known for?

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;New Era IBL All-Star Classic" game between the Barrie Baycats and the IBL all-stars was played with Barrie defeating the IBL all-stars 7–2. Barrie Baycats Barrie, Ontario, Canada Barrie Metals Stadium at Barrie Community Sports Complex operator City city-served Barrie Orillia location Oro-Medonte, Ontario '''Lake Simcoe Regional Airport''', (formerly the '''Oro Barrie Orillia Regional Airport'''),

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-development along the waterfront Lakeshore Drive, the city is considering moving the Spirit Catcher to the gravel outcropping at the foot of Bayfield Street. In January 2004, Barrie made international news when its city police raided the former Molson brewery, and found Canada's largest illegal cannabis (cannabis (drug)) grow operation. Barrie's Park Place (Park Place (Ontario)) (formerly Molson Park) was chosen to host Live 8 (live8) Canada on 2 July 2005. http

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and Thursdays) to every residence in the city, Springwater Township, and parts of Oro-Medonte. The newspaper contains local news, classifieds, advertisements and flyers. Barrie Business is a free newsprint publication covering local and regional business news. Published monthly, and distributed to every business in the City of Barrie through Canada Post, it seeks to highlight and support Barrie's local business community and events. Television Rogers Cable is the local cable franchise

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as Simcoe County Road 27, Simcoe County Road 90 (Dunlop Street), Simcoe County Road 93 and Simcoe County Road 30. The portion of Highway 11 through Barrie is known as Yonge Street, though it is actually part of the Penetanguishene Road Major arterial roads within the city include Mapleview Drive, Ferndale Drive, 10th Line, Big Bay Point Road, Huronia Road and Bayfield Street. Public transit Public transport is provided


: servlet ArticleNews story CTVNews 1119352066774_150 Barrie, Ont. to host Canadian edition of Live 8 The success of the concert contributed to the resistance to a plan to convert the concert area to a commercial district. However, the stage, buildings and many of the trees on site have been destroyed since construction of the Park Place commercial district has begun. An explosion in the Royal Thai restaurant, housed in the landmark

quality programs

campus, with over 10,000 full-time students and approximately 25,000 part-time students, is located in Barrie. Georgian College offers a wide variety of diplomas and is well known in Canada and abroad for many quality programs, an exceptionally high graduate employment rate (94% and the highest in Ontario), and student and employer satisfaction rates. Georgian College is home to the University Partnership Centre (UPC), which offers numerous Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from various universities

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company now headquartered in St. Catharines, Ontario, employing over an estimated 4,000 people worldwide. Between 1991 and 2007 they have opened 15 centres world-wide, with the most recent centres in Wichita, Kansas; Lafayette, Louisiana and Barrie, Ontario, although the Wichita office was set to be closed by the end of September, 2007, with employees being given the option to work from home (called "Home Agents")

annual arts

edge arts. A bronze cast of Auguste Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker" is housed permanently on the front gardens of the gallery. Barrie is also home to many independent galleries and studios. A concentration of independent galleries, studios and boutiques is located in Lakeshore Mews. This area is located behind the downtown's Dunlop Street, and provides a location where one-of-a-kind items can be purchased. Lakeshore Mews artists also organize the annualArts ce Soir”; an all

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Mustangs on CHRW radio (CHRW-FM) in London, Ontario, and later at radio station CKBB in Barrie. During the early 1990s, he was hired by the Fan 1430 (CJCL) (a sports radio station in Toronto, now known as Sportsnet Radio The Fan 590) as the host of Prime Time Sports. He worked for CTV (CTV Television Network) in its coverage of the 1994 Winter Olympics from Lillehammer, Norway, covering hockey, and the 1994 World Championships of Basketball.

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;), christian radio * FM 101.1 - CIQB (CIQB-FM) ("B101"), CHR (contemporary hit radio) * FM 107.5 - CKMB (CKMB-FM) ("1075 Kool FM"), hot adult contemporary Notable residents * Perry Anderson (Perry Anderson (ice hockey)), retired NHL hockey player * Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skating champion * Stevie Cameron, investigative journalist * Ken Carson, retired Athletic Trainer for the Pittsburgh Penguins


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'''Barrie''' is a city in Central Ontario, Canada, on the western shore of Lake Simcoe. Although located in Simcoe County, the city is politically independent (Independent city). Barrie is within the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe (Golden Horseshoe), a densely populated and industrialized region of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure: Places to Grow

In 2011 census (Canada 2011 Census), the city's population was originally reported as 135,711, making it the 34th largest (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population) in Canada. The city's 2011 population was subsequently revised to 136,063.

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