Bradford bypass project gets a pass from most Barrie councillors


Barrie is tempering its response to the Bradford bypass, which will link Highways 400 and 404 across the Holland Marsh wetlands.

City councillors gave initial approval Monday night to a motion requesting the province to conduct a comprehensive impact assessment on Lake Simcoe, in accordance with the Lake Simcoe Protection Act, and those vulnerable watersheds and inflows into Lake Simcoe. A copy of the resolution would be forwarded to the provincial minister of transportation, provincial minister of the environment, conservation and parks, all local MPPs and MPs and municipalities along the Lake Simcoe watershed along with a request for support.

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