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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

Province reporting 153 new COVID cases today, four more deaths

Province reporting 153 new COVID cases today, four more deaths

A little over 15 per cent of all cases — or 5,488 — are residents of long-term care homes
Barrie police search for missing man last seen getting into an Uber

Barrie police search for missing man last seen getting into an Uber

Chad Canning, 33, hasn't been seen since Friday, June 26 in the Penetanguishene Road area
Province reporting 153 new COVID cases today, four more deaths

Province reporting 153 new COVID cases today, four more deaths

A little over 15 per cent of all cases — or 5,488 — are residents of long-term care homes
Yonge Street development in full swing at Ashford Drive

Yonge Street development in full swing at Ashford Drive

'The intersection has come a long way from a few years ago,' says ward councillor
Yonge Street development in full swing at Ashford Drive

Yonge Street development in full swing at Ashford Drive

'The intersection has come a long way from a few years ago,' says ward councillor
New Barrie parking rates OK'd, but 'olive branch' extended to Innisfil

New Barrie parking rates OK'd, but 'olive branch' extended to Innisfil

Residents of Innisfil, Essa, Springwater and Oro-Medonte catch a break on city's seasonal non-resident pass at $90 instead of $130
Call for 10% reduction in police budget 'reckless,' says councillor

Call for 10% reduction in police budget 'reckless,' says councillor

Coun. Keenan Aylwin proposes reduction in police budget; 'It's not a service cut. It's a shift in how we spend our budget'
Barrie triples parking rates, offers olive branch to neighbours

Barrie triples parking rates, offers olive branch to neighbours

Residents of Innisfil, Essa, Springwater and Oro-Medonte catch a break on city's seasonal non-resident pass at $90 instead of $130. Collingwood wasn't included in the list
Mexican House eyes old Burger King space at downtown bus terminal

Mexican House eyes old Burger King space at downtown bus terminal

Restaurant owners are losing their current building at Dunlop Street and Highway 400 due to MTO expropriation for a widening project
New parking rates OK'd, but 'olive branch' extended to Barrie's neighbours

New parking rates OK'd, but 'olive branch' extended to Barrie's neighbours

Residents of Innisfil, Essa, Springwater and Oro-Medonte catch a break on city's seasonal non-resident pass at $90 instead of $130