Connecting Essa Township and Barrie via extended transit service is deemed a success!
One year extension (with option to extend for two additional one-year periods) of transit partnership would have two buses run morning, mid-day and evening service Monday to Friday between the Allandale GO Transit Station and CFB Base Border, via Hwy 90 and Angus.
The third annual Red Scarf Campaign, leading up to World AIDS Day on December 1st, launches on November 27, 2017 in Barrie, Midland and Orillia. Four expert knitting groups have joined the Gilbert Centre to decorate these downtown streets with red scarves.
The Red Scarf Project promotes education as key in eliminating stigma and discrimination toward individuals living with HIV.
Team Beauchesne is proud to support the Gilbert Centre and we look forward to seeing Red Scarves in our community as a sign of inclusivity, education and awareness.
Loving that we live where we work!
Diane, Jean, Sarah, Carole, Dylan, Rick and Kimberly
REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY - Saturday, November 11, 2017
Barrie, ON - The 2017 Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Memorial Square in downtown Barrie, despite the construction.
Fencing will be decorated with poppies and moved beyond the cenotaph for the ceremony.
Recent media reports are indicating increased interest to attend Remembrance Day parades and ceremonies - particularly by younger individuals. This heightened interest by this demographic is being attributed to the sharing of personal stories and experiences by our veterans.
The City of Barrie's ceremonies have been very well attended and this year's event is expected to draw a large audience again, even in a construction zone.
Work on the new Midhurst Pavilion can move forward following a groundbreaking held at the site at 41 Spence Avenue in Midhurst on October 30, 2017.
The Midhurst Pavilion will be an open air 70" x 140" pavilion with a sports pad and rink boards, located at Doran Park.
NEW PAVILION FEATURES:
Dry Sports Pad for Spring, Summer and Fall activities
Flooded, covered outdoor skating rink during the Winter months
"This pavilion will be a new community gathering place for the village of Midhurst," says Mayor Bill French. "It will be a place where residents can come together, celebrate and get active. We look forward to many special events being held here throughout the years."
Construction on the Midhurst Pavilion is expected to be