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This week, reporter Bob Bruton takes a look at the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Legacy Space at Barrie’s Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH), a safe place to pause and reflect on Indigenous history and reconciliation. Gord Downie is gone, but his message must remain with Canadians. 

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And if you missed it, here's what happened last week:

Local reporter Shawn Gibson brought us a review of The Ghost Watchers which consisted of nine stops in Barrie's downtown.

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