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The Cityscape of Barrie, Ontario from the waterfront.

Barrie, Ontario

 

Situated on Kempenfelt Bay on the western shore of Lake Simcoe, Barrie is centrally located with cottage country to the north and the city of Toronto to the south. More than 9 milion people, live within a 100-mile radius of Barrie with its growing population of about 143,000 people.

 

 

Renting in Barrie…By the Numbers

April 2015

Bachelor

1 Bedroom

2 bedroom

3+ Bedroom

Total

Number of units by Bedroom Type

107

1,118

2,027

224

3,476

Average Rent

$749

$985

$1,126

$1,249

$1,077

Vacancy Rate

**

1.7%

1.4%

2.4%

1.6%

Data from Canada Mortgage and Housing, Housing Market Information Portal, https://www03.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/hmip-pimh/en#Profile/3543042/4/Barrie%20%28CY%29%20%28Ontario%29

 

 

Transportation in Barrie

  • Public Transit - Public transport is provided by Barrie Transit, which operates numerous bus routes within the city. Accessible transit is available through the city run Barrie Accessible Community Transportation Service. Most regular bus routes operated by Barrie Transit are accessible using low floor vehicles.
  • Commuter Trains - Two GO Train stations service the Barrie area: the Allandale Waterfront GO Station and the Barrie South GO Station. Regular commuter trains service the Barrie-Toronto corridor during peak hours
  • Roads - Barrie is served by Provincial Highway 400, which acts as the primary route between Barrie and Toronto, and which also provides access to the major east-west highway through southern Ontario, Highway 401 and Hwy 407 ETR.
  • Air - The Lake Simcoe Regional Airport (LSRA), which is 10 minutes outside of Barrie, is one of Canada’s newest and most sophisticated regional airports.

 

Health Care in Barrie

  • The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre is a regional health centre that provides healthcare in a variety of areas including; surgical services, critical care, women and children’s programs, and mental health rehabilitation. Specialized cancer care services are available through the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre.

 

Education in Barrie

  • Barrie offers a full-range of public, separate, private and bilingual education facilities that address education needs from pre-school through kindergarten and post-secondary education. Access to diploma and degree programs on a full-time and continuing education basis are available across several campuses through Georgian College and its University Partnership Centre (UPC).

 

Things to Do and See in and around Barrie

  • The Barrie area has a wide range of attractions for any time of year. Kempenfelt Bay is home base for much of the action including year round festivals and events, and a range of outdoor activities including a 6.71 kilometre paved and crushed gravel waterfront trail for walking, cycling and inline skating and three beaches. Barrie is also home to live theatre, art exhibits, museums and musical performances including the MacLaren Art Centre, the Mady Centre for the Performing Arts and the Georgian Theatre
  • Check out the full range of events and activities at: Tourism Barrie or the City of Barrie

 

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