Randy Boissonnault

40 projects get $14m in Barrie, Bruce Grey Simcoe counties

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Barrie- Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced a total investment of nearly $14 million for 45 projects in Barrie and the surrounding counties of Bruce, Grey and Simcoe. These investments, through the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) and the Canada Community Revitalization …

Paul Calandra

Ground Breaking on New Long-Term Care Home in Simcoe County

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Stayner Care Centre will bring much-needed beds to the province STAYNER — Construction is underway at the new Stayner Care Centre, a long-term care home in Simcoe County. This is part of the government’s $6.4 billion commitment to build more than 30,000 net new beds by 2028 and 28,000 upgraded long-term care beds across the province. “Congratulations to Stayner Care …

Maninder Sidhu

10-day passport pick-up service is now available in Barrie

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Gatineau – Service Canada staff are working hard to serve Canadians and decrease passport wait times as they work through unprecedented demands. Since April 1, 2022, close to 1.2 million Canadian passports have been issued. Service Canada continues to introduce a variety of new measures to improve passport service delivery. Today, on behalf of the Minister of Families, Children and …

Tiffin Street Supportive Housing Project

Creating Supportive Housing in Barrie

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Province supporting vulnerable populations at risk or experiencing homelessness Barrie — The Ontario government is providing more than $2.5 million to help create 14 units in Barrie to support people in need. The Tiffin Street Supportive Housing Project is located at 77 Tiffin Street in Barrie, Ontario. This multi-residential, three-story building, sponsored by the County of Simcoe, is currently under construction …