Published April 11, 2024

Fireworks Ban, April POOLS Day 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 water safety, a firework ban, and more...

What Barrie's Talking About This Week

1) No More Fireworks in Orillia

There will be a lot of feedback about this one, but Orillia City Council has decided to ban fireworks. Except for special occasions that are specifically approved by the council, they are pushing for other municipalities to do the same.

Barrie 360's Ian MacLennan finds out why, and how the city intends to enforce the new policy from Orillia Councillor Ralph Cipolla...

2) Barrie Colts Update

The Colts' season has officially come to an end. They were able to push the series to 6 games even though most thought it would be a clean sweep.

Our Will Konken looks back at the playoffs and season, as well as what's to come with Barri Colts writer and broadcaster Gene Pereira...

3) April POOLS Day

Approximately 160 people drown in Ontario every year and in most cases those deaths are avoidable. The Town of Bradford is making an effort to slow those numbers this year by hosting an April POOLS Day event this weekend to teach adults and children some critical lifesaving water skills.

Andrew Sorokon, who's been interning with us from Algonquin College tracked down Aquatic Leader Cortnee Andrade to get all the details...

4) Green Bowl Foods

No additives. No preservatives. Lots of protein and fibre. Green Bowl Foods in Barrie is serving up nutritious meals from upcycled ingredients from food manufacturers.

Barrie 360's Will Konken gets all the details from Green Bowl founder Max Jamshidian…

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