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By-election to be held February 1

Nominations will be accepted for Barrie's Ward 7 byelection starting Tuesday, November 17 and closing on December 18. Advance polls will be held prior to voting day, expected to be February 1, 2016.
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Barrie City Hall is pictured in this file photo

Nominations will be accepted for Barrie's Ward 7 byelection starting Tuesday, November 17 and closing on December 18.

Advance polls will be held prior to voting day, expected to be February 1, 2016.

Council approved the by-election in Barrie's Ward 7 to replace former councillor John Brassard who will be sworn in this week as Barrie-Innisfil MP.

The process will cost over $40,000 and the replacement will be sworn in at a city council meeting on Feb. 8, 2016. The current term of Council ends in October, 2018.





Robin MacLennan

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Robin MacLennan has been a reporter, photographer and editor for the daily media in Barrie, across Simcoe County and Toronto for many years. She is a proud member of the Barrie community.
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