N’O Christmas Tree, N’O Christmas Tree … The Christmas Tree Shortage, Barrie’s Hopes For the Next 4 Years, Plex, and More …

Here we are again with another episode of What Barrie’s Talking About — a podcast that helps keep you up to date with what’s going on in your city.

On this week’s episode we learn about the Christmas tree shortage, the The DIY Online Christmas Market, local indigenous artist Plex, and the Barrie Chamber of Commerce’s hope for the next 4 years with a new mayor.

On This Week’s Episode:

1. The Barrie Chamber of Commerce’s Paul Markle Talks About Their Hopes for the city with a new Mayor.

The new city council in session, and the new mayor is looking to help the city grow, endure, and prosper. The Barrie Chamber of Commerce, one of many organizations that works with council to keep the city moving forward, joins us with his hopes for the next four years.

2. This Year’s Christmas Tree Shortage May Last 4-6 Years

There’s nothing like the smell of a fresh Christmas tree in the house this time of year. Do you have yours yet? The selection at big box stores and corner lots last year was a little lean, and prices were higher than we’d been used to. It looks like this year will be the same … Barrie 360’s Ian MacLennan tracked down Doug Drysdale at Drysdale’s Tree Farm in Egbert to get the lay of the land…

RELATED: Local tree farmers on pins and needles due to Christmas tree shortage …

3. The DIY Online Christmas Market

It started a year ago, and is back again. The DIY Online Christmas Market gives a chance to buy some really unique gifts all made locally. MJ gets caught up with Market founder Kerry Lynn Embrack.

4. Meet Local Indigenous Artist Plex

His name is Plex, and he’s been around the country but calls Barrie home these days. An award-winning hip-hop artist and producer, he’s been a major player in the music industry for almost 30 years. Raising the bar amongst his Indigenous peers. He gets up close and personal with our Ian MacLennan…

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