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Raymond Bowe

Raymond Bowe

Raymond began his journalism career in 2000 in Collingwood before moving on to Midland in 2004 and then to Barrie 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 Barrie's former daily newspaper from 2011 until 2017, upon its closure. 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

Special constable suspended without pay following off-duty 'incident'

Special constable suspended without pay following off-duty 'incident'

Now-suspended special constable had been assigned to court services unit where he had worked part-time for more than two years
Colts facing red-hot and ice-cold teams this weekend

Colts facing red-hot and ice-cold teams this weekend

Barrie hosts the Wolves and Battalion before heading to North Bay on Sunday to complete home-and-home
Decision on Edgehill townhouse project pushed back

Decision on Edgehill townhouse project pushed back

Developer has agreed to extend the window another 100 days to sort out site-design revisions
Commercial not attractive; landowner wants condos at Yonge and Little  <b>(4 photos)</b>

Commercial not attractive; landowner wants condos at Yonge and Little (4 photos)

Landowner hasn't been able to find a retail leaser in three decades
Eight-storey building pitched for Dunlop Street West too much? <b>(5 photos)</b>

Eight-storey building pitched for Dunlop Street West too much? (5 photos)

Four properties in the 200 block of Dunlop Street West, near Anne Street, could be turned into a mixed-use development with 96 residential units
Ward, Shipley expected to fill deputy mayor's role

Ward, Shipley expected to fill deputy mayor's role

Ward has been on council since 2000, while Shipley arrived in 2010
Transitioning from Animal House to the Golden Girls

Transitioning from Animal House to the Golden Girls

'This is perfect. I wanted a roommate. Well, this is even better than one. I lived on my own for two years and I was very lonely'
Steeple, bell tower getting some TLC at Collier St. United <b>(6 photos)</b>

Steeple, bell tower getting some TLC at Collier St. United (6 photos)

It’s not easy taking care of a church steeple that stretches high into the sky over downtown Barrie.
Transitioning from Animal House to the Golden Girls

Transitioning from Animal House to the Golden Girls

'This is perfect. I wanted a roommate. Well, this is even better than one. I lived on my own for two years and I was very lonely'
Colts facing some tough competition this weekend

Colts facing some tough competition this weekend

Barrie hosts deep Oshawa team Thursday before embarking on northern road trip to Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie