Published March 23, 2023

We've Got Lots To Talk About This Week: Chili, Orbits, Newcomers, Reel Stories, Spring Forecasts, And More …

What Barrie's Talking About Podcast

We're back with another episode of What Barrie's Talking About. The podcast that brings you the local news stories that matter most to you, so you can stay on top of what's happening in your community.

On this week's episode we talk about chili cook-offs, Innisfil in Orbit, help for newcomer entrepreneurs, Reel Stories, the spring prediction, and more ...

This Week On What Barrie's Talking About

1. Innisfil's Going Into Orbit

With the population expected to double in 30 years, Innisfil is looking for creative ways to expand without changing the rural landscape. Their solution? An Orbit. Ian MacLeanan gets the lay of the land …

2. Xcelerating Newcomer Success

To help newcomer entrepreneurs, the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre at Georgian College has created the Xcelerate Now program. Coordinator Cecilia Doucette shares how the program came to be and talks about their upcoming event ...

3. Our Weekly Barrie Colts Update

Our Will Konken sits with Colts broadcaster Gene Pereira to talk about the Colts' continued journey to the playoffs …

4. Do You Like Chili?

There's a Chili Cook-Off this weekend in Barrie to support the local Air Cadet Squadron. The Rock 95 Morning Crew chatted with some special guests to whet their appetites ...

5. Say YES!

On Friday, Mach 24, Scouts Canada is encouraging parents to give in to their kids' wild requests on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure ... sort of. MJ sits down with Michael Nebesny of Scouts Canada to find out more ...

6. Reel Stories Return

Reel Stories returns to the Barrie Film Festival March 23rd to March 26th. Our Ian MacLennan sits down with Barrie Film Festival Director Claudine Benoit to find out more about the event ...

7. Spring Forecast

Winter came and went as advertised by Environment Canada. This week they sat down with us to talk about what spring is expected to look like ...

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