Checking In With Jeff Lehman, Preventing Abuse Against Women, Heat Pumps & More

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 abuse against women, learn what heat pumps are, catch up with Jeff Lehman, and more …

What Barrie’s Talking About This Week

1) What Exactly Is A Heat Pump?

We’re hearing a lot about heat pumps in the debate between the federal government and the opposition over carbon pricing.

We decided to find out what they are, how they work, and how much benefit they might be to you.

2) It’s Women Abuse Prevention Month

1 in 3 women will experience sexual violence in their lifetime. They’re 3 times more likely to experience stalking and 3.5 times more likely to be a victim of intimate partner violence than men.

Teresa MacLennan of the Women and Children’s Shelter Barrie joins our Ian MacLennan to find out what is and isn’t being done to prevent abuse against women.

3) Weekly Barrie Colts Update

The Barrie Colts are back in the thick of things in the OHL Eastern Conference. They had a banner weekend last weekend, winning 3 out of 3 and hope for the same this weekend. Barrie 360’s Will Konken chats with broadcaster and writer Gene Pereire …

4) Update With Jeff Lehman

It’s been a year since Alex Nuttall became Mayor of Barrie and close to the same since Jeff Lehman ventured north to become District Chair for Muskoka. Jeff Lehman stops in for a chat about some of the issues facing the region.

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