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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

Turnout down at advance polls in Simcoe North: Elections Canada

Turnout down at advance polls in Simcoe North: Elections Canada

Simcoe North was the only riding in Simcoe County that saw a reduction in the number of citizens casting ballots at advance polls
Five new COVID-19 cases reported in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Five new COVID-19 cases reported in Simcoe-Muskoka today

There are two new cases in Barrie, two in Bradford, and one in Innisfil
Five new COVID cases reported in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Five new COVID cases reported in Simcoe-Muskoka today

There are two new cases in Barrie, two in Bradford, and one in Innisfil
Pair of Barrie Colts drafted by NHL teams; It's a 'dream come true'

Pair of Barrie Colts drafted by NHL teams; It's a 'dream come true'

Brandt Clarke was taken eighth overall by LA Kings, while Ethan Cardwell was selected by San Jose Sharks in the fourth round of NHL draft
Roberta Place death toll balloons to 40 residents during COVID outbreak

Roberta Place death toll balloons to 40 residents during COVID outbreak

The number of household contacts of primary cases also doubled from Saturday to 42 people
'We all need to be on alert' with local emergence of UK variant

'We all need to be on alert' with local emergence of UK variant

'I have no doubt that, with this variant, we're going to continue to have to change and tighten up requirements,' says medical officer of health
UK variant's presence at Roberta Place heightens concerns over community spread

UK variant's presence at Roberta Place heightens concerns over community spread

'What we have here we probably won't be able to contain,' says Dr. Gardner; Death toll at Essa Road facility has now reached 32
Ontario reports 1,924 new COVID cases today, yet another record

Ontario reports 1,924 new COVID cases today, yet another record

Fifteen people have died from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 3,772 since the pandemic began
Ontario reports 1,859 new COVID cases today, another record

Ontario reports 1,859 new COVID cases today, another record

Twenty people have died from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 3,757 since the pandemic began
Thousands of customers without power in Oro-Medonte, Springwater areas

Thousands of customers without power in Oro-Medonte, Springwater areas

Emergency crews dealing with outages all over Simcoe County