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Published April 1, 2024

Vote For The Worst Roads, Affordable Counselling and More

What Barrie's Talking About Podcast

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 affordable counselling, the worst roads, and a potential upgrade to Paul Sadlon Arena...

What Barrie's Talking About This Week

1) Housing Hope

With the recent monetary help from the provincial and federal governments housing has been able to stay at the top of the City of Barrie's priority list.

Ian MacLennan sits down with Mayor Alex Nuttal to discuss what this means and how it will help the City of Barrie...

2) Worst Roads Campaign

The annual rite of passage for commuters and bikers to vent their frustrations about road conditions in the area.

Dan Blakely chats about how the campaign has helped improve roads in past years and what to expect this year with Brian Pirvu...

3) Weekly Colts Update

The Barrie Colts' playoff run is scheduled to start Friday against the Oshawa Generals, Will Konken chats with Colts writer and broadcaster Gene Pereira about what's to come...

4) Counselling You Can Afford

We all need someone to talk to sometimes. For some, it's more frequent than others. CFS Counselling + Wellbeing has been offering free counselling through appointments, but now they are bringing back their walk-in program.

Clinical Manager Catherine Cilia joins Will Konken with more...

5) Sadlon Arena Upgrades

Sadlon Arena is approaching 24 years old. Though it works for Barrie Colts' games and visits from the Harlem Globetrotters, it is small to today's standards. This eliminates the possibility for larger events, like curling, figure skating, and the Memorial Cup.

Ward 7 Councillor Gary Harvey lays out the plan for funding an expansion with Ian MacLennan

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