Published May 2, 2024

Changes To Waste Collection, Transit Enhancements 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 changes to waste pickup and transit services, Children's Mental Health Week, and more...

What Barrie's Talking About This Week

1) Waste Wiser, Changes To Curbside Pickup

There's some big changes coming to Barries Waste collection including pickup scheduling.

Our Ian MacLennan gets the full details from the city's Associate Director Of Waste Management Stephanie Mack...

2) Children's Mental Health Week

Mental health has been a top concern for people these days. And it's a major concern for youth. That's why New Path Youth and Family Services in Barrie is reaching out to them for Children's Mental Health Week, which starts May 6th.

Manager of Clinical Services Brandie Sanders checks in with Will Konken...

3) Local Pastries Big Dreams

Dreams do come true, just ask the local Pastry chef Stephanie Tucci. Her work will be featured on The Food Network over the coming weeks.

She couldn't talk too much about the show but gave Our MJ a few morsels about the adventure...

4) Transit Changes

We already talked about the changes to curbside waste pick-up. Now let's turn our attention to the upcoming transit changes, or enhancements should we say

Ian MacLennan gets more information from Mayor Alex Nuttall...

5) Emergency Preparedness

You never know when an emergency is going to hit. Weather concerns and cars breaking down just to name a couple.

the Head Of Emergency Management for Simcoe County Grant Durfey tells Dan Blakely how residents can stay prepared...

6) Take Back The Night

It's a protest, a rally, and a march all together. It's main purpose? it's demanding the end of sexual assault and gender-based violence. Most importantly it's happening tonight in Downtown Barrie.

Haily MacDonald from Huronia Transition Home and Amanda Wagner from Athena's Sexual Assault gives our Ian MacLennan the scoop on how the event works year-round...

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