What Drives A Community Leader?

This past week I was honoured with a new award developed by our MP (Member of Parliment), Alex Nuttall as part of Canada's 150th Anniversary celebrations. The John Graves Simcoe Medal of Excellence was awarded to 45 recipients in the Barrie community who have demonstrated community leadership and positive influence.  People in the City of Barrie …

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Faster Than The Speed of Light: Barrie, Change and Missed Opportunities

I have lived in Barrie, Ontario most of my life.  In fact, I was born here in a building that has since been re-purposed for something else.  The house I was brought home to on Tiffin Street has been torn down, the government building that replaced it has come and gone as well.  I know …

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