The Transgender Day of Remembrance was held at city hall Thursday afternoon to honour, remember and respect the victims of hate crimes against trans members of the community who have been subjected to discrimination and violence, sometimes resulting in injury or even death, either through attacks or suicide. On hand for the raising of the Canadian Transgender Pride flag were, from left, Mayor Jeff Lehman, Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood, trans resident Esen Mau, Barrie Pride co-chairman David Bradbury, trans resident Ivy Lace and Simcoe County District School Board equity and inclusion resource teacher Jane Dewar. IAN MCINROY /BARRIE EXAMINER

Transgender flag raised

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was held at city hall Thursday afternoon to honour, remember and respect the victims of hate crimes against trans m

Three times the limit

A Thornton man faces impaired driving charges after his vehicle crashed into a ditch in south-Barrie Thursday night.

Barrie Colts goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood is back in the lineup after missing a dozen games to an ankle injury. Blackwood says it was frustrating not even being able to skate with his teammates while laid up. While he was anxious to get back, the Colts, despite their recent struggles, weren’t about to rush their prized goaltender back into action. EXAMINER FILES

Blackwood back: IN THE GAME

Out with an ankle injury for a little more than a month, Mackenzie Blackwood had some time to catch up on all the latest movies and television series.

Cogeco Data Service is expanding its flagship Barrie centre, adding 20,000 square feet and new jobs to its Welham Road facility. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Cogeco expanding in Barrie

Cogeco Data Service is expanding its flagship Barrie centre, adding 20,000 square feet and new jobs to its Welham Road facility.

     

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