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Raymond Bowe

Raymond Bowe

Raymond began his journalism career in 2000 at the Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin before moving on to the Midland Free Press in 2004 and then to the Barrie Examiner in 2005 to work on the regional desk. In 2006, he went back out as a general assignment and crime reporter-photographer. He was also city editor and multimedia editor at the Barrie Examiner from 2011 until the daily newspaper's closure on Nov. 27, 2017. Along the way, Raymond has garnered provincial awards for investigative reporting in addition to spot news, agriculture, business, entertainment and sports. He was nominated for a National Newspaper Award as part of a team for their reporting on the Five Points fire in Barrie in 2007.

Recent Work by Raymond

Rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, black streaks purposely left behind

Rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, black streaks purposely left behind

'That's horrible, disappointing and heart-breaking,' says Barrie councillor
Barrie's rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, police investigating

Barrie's rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, police investigating

'That's horrible, disappointing and heart-breaking,' says city councillor
Rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, black streaks purposely left behind

Rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, black streaks purposely left behind

'That's horrible, disappointing and heart-breaking. The Barrie that I know and love is about inclusivity, acceptance and love,' says city councillor
Rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, black streaks purposely left behind

Rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, black streaks purposely left behind

'That's horrible, disappointing and heart-breaking,' says city councillor
Barrie Animal Centre in dire need of adult volunteers for upcoming fundraiser

Barrie Animal Centre in dire need of adult volunteers for upcoming fundraiser

Money raised through tag days on July 19 and July 20 will go toward medical expenses at the facility
Same old Ranch, but with some new twists

Same old Ranch, but with some new twists

While plenty of the mainstays at the downtown bar have remained, new owner says he also has some new things in the works
Random Killing, Armed and Hammered rip up the Foxx <b>(14 photos)</b>

Random Killing, Armed and Hammered rip up the Foxx (14 photos)

Having formed in 1984, Random Killing is on tour to mark their 35th anniversary
Barrie Animal Centre in dire need of adult volunteers for upcoming fundraiser

Barrie Animal Centre in dire need of adult volunteers for upcoming fundraiser

Money raised through tag days on July 19 and July 20 will go toward medical expenses at the Patterson Road facility
Dunlop Street reconstruction will cost $2.5M more than expected

Dunlop Street reconstruction will cost $2.5M more than expected

'Just like where you're fixing your house and you might have a number in mind, you go out and get pricing, and sometimes it's more and sometimes it's less,' says mayor
The mics are hot at Mix11 Studios in city's south end <b>(7 photos)</b>

The mics are hot at Mix11 Studios in city's south end (7 photos)

'Our basic business plan is to charge less and give more. We're giving them products that are comparable to major-label releases'