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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. 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

Barrie mom and daughter start their own rock movement

Barrie mom and daughter start their own rock movement

Mother and daughter launch 'Barrie Rocks' on Facebook, which sees people paint rocks and add messages, which are then placed around the city
New costs downloaded to city 'will make for a very difficult budget year,' says mayor

New costs downloaded to city 'will make for a very difficult budget year,' says mayor

'According to the health unit, Barrie will be downloaded approximately $600,000 in cost sharing for public health,' says mayor, who also chimes in on new child-care costs
Meet the city's newest 'rock' stars, the mother and daughter behind Barrie Rocks

Meet the city's newest 'rock' stars, the mother and daughter behind Barrie Rocks

Mother and daughter launch 'Barrie Rocks' on Facebook, which sees people paint rocks and add messages, which are then placed around the city
Yellow barricades went up today in downtown Barrie for big dig <b>(19 photos)</b>

Yellow barricades went up today in downtown Barrie for big dig (19 photos)

Dunlop Street East is closed from Owen Street to Poyntz Street, including the Mulcaster Street intersection
Colts return to the barn for training camp next week

Colts return to the barn for training camp next week

OHL regular season gets underway Sept. 20 in North Bay for Barrie; London visits the BMC Sept. 21 for home-opener
Barn Burner charity game brings out stars on ice <b>(20 photos)</b>

Barn Burner charity game brings out stars on ice (20 photos)

Barn Burner charity game brings out stars on ice <b>(20 photos)</b>

Barn Burner charity game brings out stars on ice (20 photos)

Castaldo slugs his way to first triple crown in Baycats history

Castaldo slugs his way to first triple crown in Baycats history

Toronto native drove in 47 runs, smashed 15 long balls and had a sparkling average of .453
Bee health front and centre at Innisfil farm <b>(6 photos)</b>

Bee health front and centre at Innisfil farm (6 photos)

Innisfil beekeeper says funding announcement is reassuring, but still approaching with cautious optimism
Ontario's bees get help to stay healthy

Ontario's bees get help to stay healthy

The provincial and federal governments unveiled a grant program today aimed at strengthening the beekeeping sector