Bad Roads to Drive During Barrie Winters

Accident Prone Barrie Streets  When it snows you can usually count on accidents on these Barrie streets; Leacock Dr (hill), Anne St. N (hill), Fairview Rd (hill), Ferndale Dr N (hill) and St. Vincent St. (Hill/bridge). 🚗 ❄️  Avoiding these areas after or during snowfalls can help you avoid a collision.  Do you know any other Barrie streets to add to the list?📝
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Significant Wind Warning for Barrie

Environment Canada has issued both a Wind warning and a Snow Squall watch for Barrie. Very strong southwesterly winds with gusts of 100 to 110 km/h will begin around noon and be accompanied by a sharp arctic cold front. Wind gusts of 120 km/h are possible in areas along the shores of Lake Ontario. The damaging winds will persist into this evening, but will gradually start to weaken overnight. Power outages are very possible. We also recommend removing items around your outside home that could pose flight risk. 🚨 💨 #ONStorm #barriewindwarning #barrieweather #barrie
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Thieves Targeting Lexus and Toyota Vehicles

If you own a Toyota Suv or Lexus you may want to continue reading. In the last year; 81 vehicles from these manufacturers in the York region have been stolen. Thieves are using electronic devices to reprogram the vehicles on-board computers. Here are the makes and models they are targeting: Lexus RX 350 Lexus GX 460 Toyota 4Runner Toyota Highlander The police recommend you use a club type product if you own one of these vehicles.
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Barrie Fog Advisory

Summary Patchy dense fog will develop this evening and will become more widespread near midnight resulting in visibility near zero at times. The dense fog will persist into Monday morning and is expected to become patchy Monday afternoon. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility. Fog advisories are issued when near zero visibilities in fog are expected or occurring. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #ONStorm.
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Enbrige Does NOT Go Door to Door

There have been many reports of suspicious sales people from Enbridge Gas, going door-to-door, trying to get into homes.  Enbridge does NOT go door-to-door, nor do they give out free light bulbs or furnace filters.🚨 Be careful of people canvassing door-to-door and never let them in your home. Please share to help spread awareness! #barrie #enbridgescam Here is an official comment from Enbridge confirming this:
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