Ian McInroy, Barrie Examiner

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Niki Ashton, NDP Member of Parliament for Churchill-Keewatinook Aski in Manitoba, is in the running to be the next federal leader of the party and brought her message to the party faithful on Monday during a stopover at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers office in Barrie. She spoke with NDP supporter Jason Codyre, right, while Myrna Clark, centre, a long-time Barrie NDP candidate, looked on. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Federal NDP leadership hopeful makes a stop in Barrie

Niki Ashton, NDP Member of Parliament for Churchill-Keewatinook Aski in Manitoba, is in the running to be the next federal leader of the party and brought her message to the party faithful on Monday during a stopover at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers office in Barrie.

Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) managing director Craig Stevens gets a different perspective of Kempenfelt Bay on Friday, courtesy of Flyboard Wasaga Beach, in anticipation of this weekend's Barrie Boat Show at the base of Bayfield Street. The first annual in-water show will feature a variety of boats, vendors, boating lifestyle products and demonstrations by Flyboard Wasaga Beach. To learn more about the event, visit www.downtownbarrie.ca. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Barrie Boat Show running downtown this weekend

Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) managing director Craig Stevens gets a different perspective of Kempenfelt Bay on Friday, courtesy of Flyboard Wasaga Beach, in anticipation of this weekend's Barrie Boat Show at the base of Bayfield Street.

Photographer Ashley Russell shows Daniele Rondeau some images during the 4th annual Glam It Up Barrie event on Sunday at the Barrie Curling Club. Dozens of local businesses teamed up to support the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children and the Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Glam It Up Barrie supports Seasons Centre and Women's Shelter

Photographer Ashley Russell shows Daniele Rondeau some images during the 4th annual Glam It Up Barrie event on Sunday at the Barrie Curling Club. Dozens of local businesses teamed up to support the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children and the Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie.

Innovative Automation owner Stephen Loftus leads Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, right, and Barrie MPP Ann Hoggarth through the Saunders Road facility on Friday. The premier spoke to reporters about her government's Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Proposed legislation raises minimum wage

A Barrie firm's success shows why a fair workplace is good for employees and the company, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said Friday at Innovative Automation.

Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood and OPP Supt. Jim Smyth address the media during a press conference in Barrie Wednesday where they unveiled Simcoe County Case Files, a new initiative to reinvigorate cold-case investigations with the help of area residents as well as social media through Facebook. Visit fb.me/simcoecountycasefiles to learn more. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Barrie police, OPP join forces to solve unsolved murders, missing persons

Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood and OPP Supt. Jim Smyth address the media during a press conference in Barrie Wednesday where they unveiled Simcoe County Case Files, a new initiative to reinvigorate cold-case investigations with the help of area residents as well as social media through Facebook.