Welcome to another edition of What Barrie’s Talking About from Barrie 360! It’s a big week with lots to talk about. What Barrie’s Talking About is a weekly podcast that brings the local stories that impact you. News stories that you aren’t used to hearing!
This week on the podcast, we talk about protecting your family from a “silent killer,” helping youth with eating disorders, affordable housing, and more …
What Barrie’s Talking About This Week
1) Update On Affordable Housing
Affordable housing is still top of mind for Mayor Alex Nuttall. He came in to talk with Will Konken about how the city is progressing on addressing affordable housing along with jobs for the people moving into new homes that the city is hoping to build.
2) Ronald McDonald Hockey
Since 2011, McDonald’s has been helping fund kid’s hockey in communities across the country, including here in Barrie. Ian McLennan sat down with local McDonald’s owner/operator Jason O’Neill to get the game plan and learn more about the AtoMc program.
3) Weekly Barrie Colts Update
After losing all three of their games two weeks ago, the Barrie Colts got back on track last weekend winning two of three games, including a 6-1 victory over league-leading Mississauga. Will Konken returns with a look behind the scenes with Colts broadcaster and writer Gene Pereira …
4) Helping Youth With Eating Disorders
RVH and Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital have launched a Simcoe Muskoka Regional Eating Disorder Program aimed at youth in the community. Ian McLennan finds out more about the program and what it means for the community.
5) Protection From A “Silent Killer”
Carbon Monoxide. It’s a by-product of the fuel-burning appliances in your home and it can be a killer. Barrie Deputy Fire Chief Carrie Clark and Fire Educator Kate Foster dropped in to talk more about carbon monoxide, the use of carbon monoxide alarms, and what to do if your alarm starts beeping …
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