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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

Trudeau returns to Barrie just days before the election <b>(10 photos)</b>

Trudeau returns to Barrie just days before the election (10 photos)

'I've got to tell you, to be able to come back twice to Barrie during an election campaign means something,' Trudeau says to adoring crowd
Trudeau returns to Barrie just days before the election <b>(10 photos)</b>

Trudeau returns to Barrie just days before the election (10 photos)

'I've got to tell you, to be able to come back twice to Barrie during an election campaign means something,' Trudeau says to adoring crowd
Vikings conquer Kodiaks in high school football action <b>(8 photos)</b>

Vikings conquer Kodiaks in high school football action (8 photos)

Vikings defeat Kodiaks to take sole position of second place in the SCAA standings
Trudeau making another whistle stop in Barrie on Friday

Trudeau making another whistle stop in Barrie on Friday

Justin Trudeau will stop in at Pie Wood Fired Pizza Joint along the city's lakeshore
Trudeau making another whistle stop in Barrie on Friday

Trudeau making another whistle stop in Barrie on Friday

Justin Trudeau will stop in at Pie Wood Fired Pizza Joint along the city's lakeshore
Tribunal OK's second apartment building on Johnson St.

Tribunal OK's second apartment building on Johnson St.

In 2017, city council unanimously turned down Official Plan and zoning-bylaw amendments for the Johnson Street site, but the developer appealed
Wilson says Liberals have plan to 'bring people out of poverty, strengthen middle class'

Wilson says Liberals have plan to 'bring people out of poverty, strengthen middle class'

'We're putting a price on pollution and what that means is the biggest polluters are taxed. Then all the money comes back in the form of a rebate,' says Liberal candidate Lisa-Marie Wilson
Robinson says People's Party would reduce foreign aid, instead focus on home

Robinson says People's Party would reduce foreign aid, instead focus on home

'I'm not hearing this on mainstream at all, but I'm actually hearing that there's an awful lot of people that really are not as involved in this whole climate debate as we are led to believe'
From Sandycove to schools, Reinio says climate dominates conversation

From Sandycove to schools, Reinio says climate dominates conversation

'We need to address sprawl and we need to address people moving further and further away from their roots in order to find a home that they can afford to live in or to rent'
North says Green Party's 'listening campaign' roots out the real issues

North says Green Party's 'listening campaign' roots out the real issues

'If we don't get our acts together as politicians and stop the bickering, the partisanship and the screaming at each other, we're never going to get anything done'