Published May 23, 2024

Taking a bite out of retail theft in south Simcoe, summer hockey in Barrie 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 Two community organizations coming together to help families when they need it most, stress-free car shopping and so much more...

What Barrie's Talking About This Week

1) Calling The Blitz On Thieves

South Simcoe Police recently conducted a blitz against retail theft in the community. It turned out to be a much bigger problem than they thought.

St Sgt David Philips, who spearheaded the initiative, sat with our Ian MacLennan to outline the results of the operation and the ongoing effort to keep things in check...

2) Car Shopping Made Easy

Shopping for a new set of wheels, but don't want the pressure of a sales pitch? The students at Georgian College have you covered. They will be hosting their annual student-run auto show in a couple of weeks. It's a no-sale event that offers you a chance to test drive vehicles and get information without the pressure to purchase.

Barrie 360's Will Konken sits with the Student Director of Media and Marketing, Luke Reymer to get all the details...

3) Summer Hockey In Simcoe County

Kids are now going to have a chance to play organized hockey in Simcoe County this summer, all thanks to a 16-year-old entrepreneur who identified a need, did his homework and is now set to get this project on the ice.

Justin Blanchet took some time to chat with our own Dan Blakely about his vision for the program...

4) Partnering Up To Help The Community

Hospice Simcoe and Seasons Centre for Grieving Children are pillars in the community and have partnered up to help families find strength in life's toughest moments.

Hospice Simcoe Executive Director Kelly Hubbard and Managing Director of the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children sat down with Ian MacLennan to outline how the merger will benefit those in need...

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