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Barrie is one of the largest municipality towns of Canada. It is situated on the banks of the Kempenfelt Bay in the Southern Ontario. It is a city of 128,430 residents.
Although geographically a part of Simcoe County, the municipality is politically separate. The north and south ends of the city are separated by a deep valley, containing the downtown area of Kempenfelt Bay.
Barrie was a very little settlement at the time of its formation. There were only small number of houses and warehouses near the Kempenfelt Bay. The name of the city was announced in the year of 1833, which was a tribute to Sir Robert Barrie, who was in charge of the naval forces in Canada and frequently had to pass on from Lake Simcoe to Georgian Bay through the city.
There was a great improvement in the place and many of the American slaves were entered into the city, due to the development of an underground railway system in the mid 1800s.
Barrie is located in the central portion of Southern Ontario, known as Central Ontario and in the northern sides of the urban settlements, the famous Golden Horseshoe. There was a great live concert, being hosted in the Barrie's Park Place named Live 8 Canada, on 2nd of July, in 2005.
The successful inauguration of the concert had contributed to the resistance of a plan to convert the concert area to a commercial district. Barrie's downtown is situated in a very curved or wrapped valley, which is surrounded by the mountains.
Terrain is quite flat near the city's centre. There is no major river flowing through the city, but it is a home to many beautiful streams and creeks, getting dissolved into the Kempenfelt Bay. The climatic conditions of the city are quite like the most of the parts of Canada.
It has a short duration of warm and humid summers, but the winters are really cold and snowy. Barrie is located in the Snow Belt region of Ontario, where lake-effect snow falls throughout the winter. The inhabitants are quite casual with the winter and snow, so some of the main recreational activities are linked with the season.
The activities include skiing, snow tubing and snowboarding resorts, snowmobile trails and ice fishing. The Barrie area and Simcoe County are known for the heavy thunderstorm activity in late spring and summer and often subject to funnel cloud or tornadoes.
Barrie has been known for the live performances by many companies. The Georgian College serves as a home of the Gryphon Theatre, which are a professional company and the Huronia Symphony. There is a Maclaren Art Centre for the theatre by the Bay.
There are other theatre groups like the Grove Park Home; Talk is Free Theatre, the Strolling Youth Players, and the Kempenfelt Community. There is an annual live concert series, being hosted by Georgian College.
Barrie is also famous for a large number of galleries and studios. There is a Studio tour in the Barrie; Orillia area taking place on the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend every year. It is called the Images Studio Tour and has over 25 artists on average.
It is a self guided tour, allowing the people to visit artists in their working studio; it serves as a great time to enjoy the creativity of their art, with the beautiful fall colors driving through the two cities and the countryside.
There are large numbers of potters, jewelers, painters, textile artists and fashion designers make up a few of the disciplines of the talents on display. The art centers like the Mclean Art and others offer a great tourist attraction and the most vibrant scene of the whole town.