LILLEY: Road trip to freedom in Barrie

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BARRIE — The temperature was cold but the reception was warm. From the locals, at least. The mayor of Barrie is a different story. More on that in a moment. With Toronto still in Stage One of Ontario’s COVID recovery plan, I headed north on Friday morning with Sun photographer Jack Boland to remind myself what a taste of freedom felt like. Barrie was a city reawakening from its COVID-19 slumber on Friday and we headed to the city’s beautiful waterfront.