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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

Towering development moves closer to reality on Dunlop Street West

Towering development moves closer to reality on Dunlop Street West

Project would include two 32-storey residential buildings in Theatre Block between Mary Street and Maple Avenue
HMCS Barrie painting gives nod to city's military past, namesake

HMCS Barrie painting gives nod to city's military past, namesake

Corvette named for this city was involved in two rescues during the Second World War in the North Atlantic, pulling 52 sailors from the ocean after their ships had been sunk by German U-boats
Remembrance Day flag display a 'touching' tribute to local soldiers

Remembrance Day flag display a 'touching' tribute to local soldiers

There are 40 flags throughout the downtown, 33 of which include images of soldiers and seven others with a Remembrance Day theme
Vikings repeat as SCAA football champs <b>(20 photos)</b>

Vikings repeat as SCAA football champs (20 photos)

Vikings down Eastview, 23-6, in Simcoe County Athletic Association senior championship game at J.C. Massie Field in Barrie
MacLaren Art Centre provides colour with its strategic plan

MacLaren Art Centre provides colour with its strategic plan

'I don't know if this happens in other cities, but there's a core group (of businesses) that have really stepped to the plate and helped with funding the MacLaren for many years,' says board chair
City resurrecting planning committee meetings in the new year

City resurrecting planning committee meetings in the new year

'What's old is new again. There used to be planning committee of Barrie city council decades ago,' says mayor
City pushing forward with opioid plan, with a few tweaks

City pushing forward with opioid plan, with a few tweaks

In addition to more needle exchange bins and naloxone kits available at public buildings, city to host opioid forum and track use of crystal meth
Councillors catch first glimpse of 2020 budget with 3.52% hike

Councillors catch first glimpse of 2020 budget with 3.52% hike

Mayor reminds city taxpayers that it's only a starting point
Fighting Owls knocked off championship flight path<b>(18 photos)</b>

Fighting Owls knocked off championship flight path(18 photos)

Eastview hammers Collingwood in a 50-0 shutout
Eastview, Barrie North will meet again for SCAA trophy <b>(18 photos)</b>

Eastview, Barrie North will meet again for SCAA trophy (18 photos)

Eastview hammers Collingwood in a 50-0 shutout, while Barrie North advances with a 35-6 victory over Bear Creek