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Barrie Unveils Waterfront Plan

Aug 2

BARRIE - Barrie's waterfront sparkles – but it could be even more of a jewel as Barrie plans how to make the most of it over the next two decades, says Barrie's parks planning manager Walter Fischer.

He unveiled a concept plan last week, which suggests relocating the Sea Cadets adjacent to the Barrie Canoe and Rowing Club in the Southshore Centre, and using the freed-up space to expand and upgrade the Barrie Marina.

"We could connect the Sea Cadets into the adjacent Military Heritage Park. It could be a nice facility on the south shore that accommodates water sports in terms of boating and sailing," said Fischer.

Military Heritage Park could tell the story of Barrie's military heritage – which is hinted at in the downtown street names of British officers such as Worsley, Clapperton, Owen, Mulcaster and Collier. The park would also highlight the city's relationship with CFB Borden, he added.


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