Published June 6, 2024

Parading pooches, a solution to auto theft, laughing for Lake Simcoe 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 solutions to the auto theft crisis, parading pooches, and how your laughter might help save Lake Simcoe...

What Barrie's Talking About This Week

1) Auto Theft Solutions

Insurance claims for stolen vehicles in Ontario Topped a billion dollars last year. Police and governments have been putting programs in place to get a handle on things. Georgian Bollards thinks it can help out as well

Dan Blakeley chats with Colin Fenick from Georgian Bollards to see what they are bringing to the table...

2) Laugh For The Lake

It's not a laughing matter, but the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition is hoping that a few laughs will help get some support for the work they are as a watchdog over watersheds around the lake

Our Ian MacLennan sat down with the Executive Director Claire Malcomson to get the scoop on the work they're doing and information about the upcoming Laugh For Lake Simcoe fundraiser

3) A Parade Of Pooches

Puppies are going to be taking over St. Vincent Park this weekend for the annual COPE Service Dogs Buddy Up event to help raise funds to support the training of the pups and the programs they support, such as Canines in the Classroom and Reading Buddies.

Tracey Baker stopped by the Kool FM studio to give Dale and Charlie from Kool Mornings all the details...

4) ALS Walk

Another fundraising activity is happening in Barrie this weekend. The ALS Walk is happening to support ALS research and has been paying some dividends.

ALS Canada's Emily Moffatt pulled back the curtain for our Ian MacLennan...

5) Get Rythm When You Get The Blues

If you like the blues, and maybe even a little bit of jazz, then you're going to love the next few days in Barrie. The Barrie Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off today and runs through next week!

We are joined by one of the organizers Joe Finley to tell us how big the event is for the community...

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