Barrie’s Mayoral Candidates, Locallicious, The 2nd Most Important Concert Ever and More!

Welcome back to another week of What Barrie’s Talking About, a podcast that brings you the stories that matter most to you in your community. 

On this week’s episode, we talk to Mayoral candidates Alex Nuttall and Gerry Marshall ahead of the municipal election, the return of Locallicious, Canada’s failing grade in physical activity, and the second most important rock and roll show of all time.

On This Week’s Episode:

1. Locallicious is back

Participaction’s latest report card gives Canadian kids a D for physical activity while their screen time skyrocketed. Barrie 360’s Will Konken gets the details and some homework from Dr Nicholas Kuzik at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

2. A Chat With 2 of Barrie’s Mayoral Candidates

Next week, a new mayor will be elected in Barrie with Jeff Lehman stepping down. We invited the candidates to come in to tell us what they have planned if they become the city’s next mayor. Only two accepted our invitation: Alex Nuttal and Gerry Marshall

3. Locallicious is back!

A treat for your tastebuds, Locallicious is serving up an opportunity to experience many of our local, independent restaurants at special prices. Ian MacLennan was joined by Locallicious’ Director Ryan Traversy and one of the sponsors, Peggy Hill…

4. Film: Revival 69

It is considered the second most important event in rock n roll history. The Toronto Rock n Roll Revival at Varsity Stadium in 1969 Featured John Lennon, The Doors, Chicago, Chuck Berry and more. But it nearly didn’t happen … Director Ron Chapman takes us back in his film Revival 69, which is featured at this year’s Barrie Film Festival

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