Phone fraud

BRADFORD – A woman lost $1,400 after receiving a phone call from a man posing as a Revenue Canada official.

The Barrie Cycling Club, along with the City of Barrie's Accessibility Advisory Committee, have joined forces to promote this as Bike to Work Week. The event, which celebrates cycling culture, in Barrie and across Canada, kicked off Monday with a breakfast and flag raising at City Hall. On hand to raise the Walk or Wheel Active Transportation flag are, from left, Chris Bailey, Caleigh Bailey, Jenn Bailey, Mason Bailey, Robb Meier, Brendan Matheson, Scarlett Johnston, Mike Fawcett, Jeremy Simmons and Mayor Jeff Lehman. Bike Week is part of Bike Month. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

Wheels in motion

The Barrie Cycling Club, along with the City of Barrie's Accessibility Advisory Committee, have joined forces to promote this as Bike to Work Week.

Barrie native Bradley Latour and his Oshawa Generals teammates celebrate after winning the 2015 Memorial Cup on Sunday at the Pepsi Colisee in Quebec City. Generals rookie Anthony Cirelli scored 1:28 into overtime to defeat the Kelowna Rockets, 2-1. DIDIER DEBUSSCHERE/QMI AGENCY

Latour wins Memorial Cup

Barrie native Bradley Latour and his Oshawa Generals attained the crowning jewel of junior hockey supremacy on Sunday after winning the Memorial Cup.

Former Barrie fire chief Jack McAllister describes the fire service's response to the 1985 tornado that struck Barrie to a full house during Judith Banville's Show & Tell Simcoe County presentations at the Mady centre. Speakers included media, emergency services and professionals from Environment Canada. J.T. MCVEIGH PHOTO

Show and tell

Local historians and archivists Dr. Travis Doucette and Judith Banville hosted a 30th-anniversary commemorative event Sunday for the Barrie tornado.

     

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