Local Groups

Here I'm collecting local advocacy organizations, political parties and discussion forums for people who want to discuss or volunteer in Barrie. If you have more, let me know! I want to make it easy for people to get involved with politics.

Federal Barrie—Innisfil Political Parties

Local assications for federal parties. These help elect people to go to Ottawa and make national laws. These organizations are run by volunteers and can be difficult to contact between elections. Contacting an active campaign near an election is the best time to get a response.

Barrie—Innisfil Federal Liberals Association

Barrie—Innisfil Federal Green Party

Federal Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Political Parties

Local assications for federal parties. These help elect people to go to Ottawa and make national laws.

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Conservative Party

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Green Party

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Liberal Party

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte NDP

Provincial Barrie—Innisfil Political Parties

Local assications for provincial parties. These help elect people to go to Toronto and make provincial laws.

Barrie—Innisfil Liberal Party of Ontario

Barrie—Innisfil PC Party

Provincial Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Political Parties

Local assications for provincial parties. These help elect people to go to Toronto and make provincial laws.

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Green Party

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Liberal Party

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Ontario NDP Party

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Ontario PC Riding Assocation

Advocacy Groups

These are groups that have particular stances and try to change public opinion and/or lobby government.

AWARE Simcoe

“Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County”

Barrie Stop C-51

Stop C-15 is against Bill C-51, the Anti-Terrorist Act.

Barrie Taxpayers

“Championing the preservation of our City’s historic properties and natural landscape, enabling the sustainable growth of our City and insuring the delivery of necessary services from our City’s Government to the benefit of all citizens and taxpayers of Barrie.”

Blue Dot Simcoe

“The Blue Dot campaign is working in communities across the nation to create a groundswell of support calling on our governments to ensure this most fundamental right to a healthy environment.”

Fair Vote Barrie

Fair Vote Barrie is the local chapter of Fair Vote Canada. They seek to reform how we elect Members of Parliament.

Lake Simcoe Association

“Championing the preservation of our City’s historic properties and natural landscape, enabling the sustainable growth of our City and insuring the delivery of necessary services from our City’s Government to the benefit of all citizens and taxpayers of Barrie.”

Facebook Groups

Here are Facebook groups I have found that allow people to discuss their community and politics. If some are missing, please email them to me.

Barrie Politics

‘A Form to discuss all things Political n Barrie’

As of October, 2018 the group is strictly controlled. No new posts have been allowed.

Innisfil Progressives

A place for Innisfil residents who care about environmental, economic, and social justice to connect and share. Progressive, non-partisan, respectful. We agree that a better world for all is possible, although we may have different views on the ideas, policies, and actions that will get us there.

Politically Barrie

Politically Barrie - Politics News & Debate. Politics news, discussion and debate for people in the Greater Barrie Area. Debates can get hot, but should remain civil.

I manage this group.

Progressives of Simcoe

Progressives of Simcoe County is group for progressively minded people living in Simcoe County to share and discuss issues that affect our communities, cities, and towns. The group also provides a supportive and inclusive space for local progressives to network and build relationships with one another.

Barrie Lillian Crescent Association

A group for the centre of Ward 4 to discuss local issues and bring concerns to council.

Barrie Neighbourhood Community Board: Ward 4

Barrie East End Household Assoc.: BEEHA