Be proud as our great country celebrates 150

The Barrie Examiner The 150th anniversary of Confederation is a pivotal milestone for our nation. Indeed, knowing and appreciating our history provides the best way for all Canadians to come together and take pride in our national identity. All across the country, families, friends and ... Full Article

Trudeau not interested in an effective opposition

The Barrie Examiner Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government want to make changes to Parliament. They want to reform the way Parliament runs, altering day-to-day operations of the House of Commons including limiting debates in Parliament and at committees. They want to do away ... Full Article

Dedicated individuals honoured for volunteer work

The Barrie Examiner This is National Volunteer Week. Volunteers in Canada devote approximately two billion hours annually to volunteer activities. This volume of work is equivalent to about one million full-time jobs. Canadians are world leaders in generosity, volunteerism and the spirit of ... Full Article

MP John Brassard hands out 2017 Barrie-Innisfil Volunteer Awards

Click here for full PDF of Press Release Click below for full biographical profiles of each award winner. YOUTH AWARDS: Jake Vaz Will Finlayson Mackenzie Oliver INDIVIDUAL AWARDS: Monica Manzato Kathy Simpson Nino Di Cristo SENIOR AWARDS: Myrlene Boken Donna Wice Bill Sergeant Karl Daley ... Full Article

Remembering the heroic efforts at Vimy Ridge

The Barrie Examiner April 9 marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, where great bravery and greater sacrifice took place as Canadian soldiers did what previous armies could not, seizing the Vimy Ridge back from the Germans. British and French forces had tried to recapture the ... Full Article

MP John Brassard Presents: Barrie-Innisfil Volunteer Awards

Press Release March 1, 2017 MP John Brassard Presents: Barrie-Innisfil Volunteer Awards When: 1:30-4:30, Wednesday April 26th, 2017 (During Volunteer Week) Where: Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch 48 Dean Ave., Barrie L4N 0C2 Who: Constituents of Barrie-Innisfil (Barrie residents who ... Full Article

Motion more about politics than denouncing racism

The Barrie Examiner There are many issues before Parliament, but the matter my office has received the most feedback on lately is Motion 103. To be clear, the motion introduced by Mississauga-Erin Mills Liberal MP Iqra Khalid is neither a “bill” nor a “law.” It does not “introduce ... Full Article