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Jack Garner addresses the crowd after receiving the Barrie Historical Archive Civic Award. 2016-11-17T17:13:22+00:00
History of Lakeview Dairy. 2017-06-27T16:22:47+00:00
Emcee Michelle Rao, Mayor Jeff Lehman, former Mayor Willard Kinzie and wife Karen and Dr. Travis Doucette pose in the Green Room before the Mayors’ Seat event at City Hall. 2016-11-17T17:24:17+00:00
Willard Kinzie in his office at Kentucky Fried Chicken on Dunlop Street East. 2016-09-06T20:01:05+00:00
Mayor Willard Kinzie prepares to drop the puck at a hockey game. 2016-09-16T20:42:43+00:00
Barrie says goodbye to two role models 2018-11-26T20:04:41+00:00
Election At A Glance. 2016-07-03T04:58:15+00:00
Barrie City Council 1960-1961 with Mayor Willard Kinzie in the centre and future Mayor, Les Cooke on the far left. 2017-02-08T17:14:56+00:00
Dr. Travis Doucette presents Principal Greg Brucker with the inaugural Barrie Historical Archive Civic Award at Mayors’ Seat at City Hall. 2016-11-13T09:10:13+00:00
Recipients of the Barrie Historical Archive Civic Award Jack Garner and Willard Kinzie greet each other while Dr. Travis Doucette applauds them at the Mayors’ Seat event at City Hall. 2016-11-17T17:16:11+00:00
Former first city Mayor, Willard Kinzie and Mayor Jeff Lehman drive a vintage car down Lakeshore Drive after the completion of its realignment. 2016-09-06T00:40:52+00:00
Willard Kinzie, former Mayor of Barrie between 1957-1961. 2016-07-08T21:04:13+00:00

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Barrie says goodbye to two role models

They were just two. But to all, they were many. Willard Kinzie, to some, was the "Milk Man". To hiking partners, he was "Titanium Man". Officially, a mayor, a businessman. But also a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather. A fellow parishioner. A walking guide, a restaurateur, a curling skip. A storyteller [...]

Our military neighbour: Camp Borden

Canadian Forces base west of Barrie has been a long-standing part of the community. This past weekend there have been numerous local events to commemorate Remembrance Day. We join with others around the world who are paying honor and remembering the sacrifices made on our behalf. Barrie is one of [...]

A soldier’s sacrifice tells us all we need to know

"Here's another one of Borden. Some more on Borden here." And so on, and so on it goes. Sitting with Ann Campbell, she lifts one voluminous book after another onto the dining table before us. Ann, who traces her ancestry to the McCutcheon family of Florence Street, Barrie, has invited [...]

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