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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

BIA chairman calls on community to help small businesses hit hard by COVID-19

BIA chairman calls on community to help small businesses hit hard by COVID-19

'The businesses that have been loyal to you, it's time to now be loyal to them. They need cash and they need cash now,' says Morales
City offers three extra garbage bag tags per household during pandemic

City offers three extra garbage bag tags per household during pandemic

'I wish we lived in a world where it was unnecessary to do this, but the reality is we're not,' says councillor
William Street making noise for RVH health-care workers

William Street making noise for RVH health-care workers

'My husband and I just moved to this house in October, so we're brand new to the neighbourhood, and we just feel like we hit the jackpot when it comes to community,' says William Street resident
City CAO updates council on COVID-19 crisis during 'ever-changing landscape'

City CAO updates council on COVID-19 crisis during 'ever-changing landscape'

'Decisions that we made have always been grounded in the best science and information that is available, in concert with our partners with the health unit,' says Prowse
City council holds its first electronic meeting

City council holds its first electronic meeting

'During the course of the emergency, this will be our meeting format going forward,' says city clerk
'Don't be an idiot,' mayor tells people who removed caution tape from playground

'Don't be an idiot,' mayor tells people who removed caution tape from playground

'This is the week that we need to make a maximum effort,' says Lehman
Mary Street will temporarily move to two-way traffic <b>(5 photos)</b>

Mary Street will temporarily move to two-way traffic (5 photos)

Mary Street will become two-way from Dunlop to Ross streets from July to November to get traffic around the work zone
Innisfil boy has spirits lifted with lights and sirens for 7th birthday!

Innisfil boy has spirits lifted with lights and sirens for 7th birthday!

'It was nice to show the children that, even though their birthdays aren't being celebrated outside, we haven't forgotten about them and everyone does still love them,' says Innisfil mom
Innisfil boy has spirits lifted with lights and sirens for 7th birthday!

Innisfil boy has spirits lifted with lights and sirens for 7th birthday!

'It was nice to show the children that, even though their birthdays aren't being celebrated outside, we haven't forgotten about them and everyone does still love them,' says Innisfil mom
Recalling Barrie Arena's past championship glory <b>(15 photos)</b>

Recalling Barrie Arena's past championship glory (15 photos)

'It was the place on Saturdays where you went to get your skates sharpened. I loved playing and practising there and it hurt a lot to see it torn down,' says local native