5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 18, 2016

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Jamie Oliver Initiative Comes to Barrie


Today South Shore Centre hosted an event for a Food Revolution Day, supported by Tourism Barrie. This initiative, designed to give kids everywhere access to fresh, nutritious food, was started by celebrity chef in Jamie Oliver. Check out the Facebook page for Food Revolution Barrie here, or read more about the global initiative here.


Mother Nature Isn’t Happy

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A 6.7 magnitude earthquake has struck in the same region in Ecuador that left 650 people dead a month ago. And in Sri Lanka, more than 30 people are known dead, as many as 200 others feared dead, after rain-triggered landslides wiped out three villages


Have You Seen This Man? 


Barrie Police are looking for a thief who stole personal belongings from a locker at a local fitness club. For more information, click here.


This Changes Everything! 


It turns out Mount Everest may NOT be the highest peak in the world… Read more here!


Prank or legit?

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Barrie Police are looking for witnesses after a man reported an incident with a gun near a mid-town gas station.