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Other landmarks to eventually burn down over the years include the Barrie Opera House (1926), The Queen's Hotel (1915) and two of Barrie's largest and most prominent companies; the Sevigny Carriage Shop and the Anderton Brewery in 1916.
In the midst of World War I, dedicated residents of Barrie helped to hastily construct Canadian Forces Base Borden (CFB Borden) as a means of additional support, and to serve as a major training centre of Canadian Expeditionary Force battalions.
It was a station of the Northern Railway, and was situated on Lake Simcoe's western arm, known as Kempenfelt Bay.
It is part of the historically significant Huronia region of Central Ontario and is within the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, a densely populated and industrialized region of Ontario.
As of the 2016 census, the city's population was 141,434 making it the 34th largest in Canada in terms of population proper.
In the mid-19th century, this network of secret routes allowed many American slaves to enter Barrie and the surrounding area.
This contributed to the development (and name) of nearby Shanty Bay.