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The Skydiggers will perform in Barrie on Sunday at Allandale Station Park along with The Tea Party and USS. HEATHER POLLOCK/PHOTO

Skydiggers land in Barrie

Ontario marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with a series of free concerts showcasing the province’s top musical acts.

Diane Mackie (MARK WANZEL/PHOTO)

'It's a great Canadian story'

Diane Mackie has difficulty thinking of herself as a writer, even though the results of her first creative endeavour will be staged this weekend in Cookstown.

Sixteen-year-old Jesse Lowell, who is pursuing a career in acting and modelling, will be available to speak to people interested in the business next Saturday at the Best Western Hotel in Barrie. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

‘He’s in his element’

A Barrie teen who is on his way to a television and big screen acting career, as well as fashion work, will be sharing his insights into the industries later this month.