Published June 20, 2024

Pride in the community, Davestock returns, extreme heat 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 how you can show support for Pride Month in the community, how to prepare for the coming summer months, and a returning music festival...

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1) Davestock Returns This Weekend

Davestock returns this year for the third time. A day celebrating peace, love, and appreciation comes to Queen's Hotel on Saturday. This year it's supporting Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka.

Barrie 360's Will Konken gets the details from Davestock Committee member Fleurette Knaggs...

2) New Technology in Prisons

Barrie Police have new camera equipment in 5 of their cells to keep an eye on prisoners' well-being.

Corporate Communications Coordinator Peter Leon explains what it is and how it works to our Will Konken...

3) Pride Month In Simcoe County

Approaching the halfway point of Pride Month in Simcoe County, and there are still tons of activities to go for the month. Some of them are Celebratory, others to foster understanding in the community, but most importantly to support those who are struggling with their sexuality.

Will Nash has been there, done that and is giving back with his work at the Gilbert Center. He chats with Ian MacLennan

4) Summertime In Simcoe

It's summertime in Simcoe County. Environment Canada is always busy at the change of season, now they have another challenge. The current heat dome in the community.

David Phillips, Chief Climatologist with Environment Canada chats with Dan Blakely about what we can expect this summer...

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