Barrie native Taylor Paris outruns a member of Team Japan during a game last year at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, B.C. The 22-year-old graduate of Barrie Central Collegiate leaves for Victoria, B.C., on Monday to attend the Canadian national rugby team's training camp, which opens on Tuesday. RUGBY CANADA/PHOTO

Paris heading west

Taylor Paris has travelled the world with the Canadian rugby team, but for the talented young Barrie native, his journey has only just begun.

Eleven members of the St. Vincent and Grenadines Pan Am Games team made a visit to Barrie City Hall, Tuesday, to meet community torchbearer Meghan Carlisle, and local dignitaries. The team will be staying at Georgian College while preparing for the Games. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

'We are Commonwealth buddies'

A flag showing the blue waters, yellow sun, green fields and three diamonds representing Saint Vincent and the Grenadines islands was presented at Bar