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Raymond Bowe

Raymond Bowe

Raymond began his journalism career in 2000 at the Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin before moving on to the Midland Free Press in 2004 and then to the Barrie Examiner in 2005 to work on the regional desk. In 2006, he went back out as a general assignment and crime reporter-photographer. He was also city editor and multimedia editor at the Barrie Examiner from 2011 until the daily newspaper's closure on Nov. 27, 2017. Raymond joined BarrieToday as community editor in February 2018. Along the way, Raymond has garnered provincial awards for investigative reporting in addition to spot news, agriculture, business, entertainment and sports. He was nominated for a National Newspaper Award as part of a team for their reporting on the Five Points fire in Barrie in 2007.

Recent Work by Raymond

Inaugural boat show drops anchor next month at East Bayfield

Inaugural boat show drops anchor next month at East Bayfield

The recreation centre will be closed for most of its regular activities from Tuesday, Feb. 4 to Sunday, Feb. 9
'Sweet' Holocaust survivor seeking help to stay in home

'Sweet' Holocaust survivor seeking help to stay in home

'There's lots of good people still in this world, and I don't complain. You know, the good Lord is still very good to me'
Barrie resident looking for help to house 'sweet' Holocaust survivor

Barrie resident looking for help to house 'sweet' Holocaust survivor

'There's lots of good people still in this world, and I don't complain. You know, the good Lord is still very good to me'
City resident seeking help to keep 'sweet' Holocaust survivor in her home

City resident seeking help to keep 'sweet' Holocaust survivor in her home

'There's lots of good people still in this world, and I don't complain. You know, the good Lord is still very good to me'
How intensification is 'changing the face of Barrie'

How intensification is 'changing the face of Barrie'

By 2041, the city is expected to grow by more than 100,000 people and some 54,000 jobs
City slogans on gateway signs could be on their way out of town

City slogans on gateway signs could be on their way out of town

'If there were no health and safety laws, I would physically like to strip them off with my own hands,' says Coun. Sergio Morales
Could it soon be the final straw for single-use plastics in Barrie?

Could it soon be the final straw for single-use plastics in Barrie?

Ban could include single-use plastics at city-owned facilities as well as municipally sanctioned events
Man wanted by police arrested at Grove St. home

Man wanted by police arrested at Grove St. home

'They knew he was there and he wasn't going anywhere,' city police official says of arrest conducted by provincial ROPE squad
Conservation group seeks $150K from city to build 'premier' nature centre

Conservation group seeks $150K from city to build 'premier' nature centre

'Disconnection' between children and nature has resulted in increased rates of mental-health issues, anxiety and childhood obesity
Busby near capacity, but recent warmer weather has kept numbers down: Official

Busby near capacity, but recent warmer weather has kept numbers down: Official

'We shouldn't have to see people living for long periods in a shelter or on the street'