Published August 24, 2023

Back-To-School Shots, $2 Million, Ice Cream Trucks And More

What Barrie's Talking About Podcast

Here we are with another episode of What Barrie's Talking About --- a podcast that brings you the local stories in Barrie that matter the most.

On this week’s episode of What Barrie’s Talking About, we talk about Baseball Playoffs, continuing a legacy, back-to-school immunizations, the return of ice cream trucks, and more ...

What Barrie's Talking About This Week

Here are the stories you can listen to in this week's episode of What Barrie's Talking About.

1- Baseball Playoffs Start Tonight

Cheer on the Barrie Baycats as they begin the Intercounty Baseball Playoffs tonight against the Hamilton Cardinals.

Will Konken sits down with Josh Matlow, the Baycats General Manager and Field Boss, to find out more about the best of five series.

2- We All Scream For Ice Cream!

After many years of being banned, ice cream trucks are once again allowed to operate on the streets of Orillia.

The issue became a hot-button topic during the recent municipal election campaign and then an agenda item at council. Ian McLennan gets the scoop from Jeff Czetwerzuk, Councillor of Ward 3 in Orillia.

3- A $2 Million Legacy

The late Will Dwyer had a dream to raise two million dollars for the Terry Fox Foundation to help eradicate cancer. Firefighters at Base Borden and others are now on a quest to make Dwyer's dream come true.

MJ caught up with Robert (Will Dwyer's son) and firefighter Jason Youngen to get details about their walk this weekend in support of the cause.

4- Back-To-School Immunization Update

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has been trying to get back-to-school immunizations done before school is back in session.

Dan Blakeley catches up with Deanna Thompson, manager of the immunization program to talk about their initiatives.

5- A Liberal Leader In The Making?

Nate Erskine-Smith is a Toronto MPP who wants to be the provincial leader of the Liberal Party.

Our Ian Maclennan tracked him down to get his take on the race and tell you why he's the party's best bet…

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