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At BarrieToday, local journalism is our purpose and our passion. In a world more chaotic than ever, we cover the stories that matter most: the ones right in your neighbourhood.

As proud as we are of our vital reporting, we have exciting plans to serve you even better. Our ultimate goal is to produce the most outstanding local journalism possible. More breaking news. More in-depth features. More resources to chase down facts and discover the truth.

Can you help us accomplish our critical mission? Your financial support of robust, reliable journalism—any amount, big or small—would be a direct investment in the health and prosperity of your beloved hometown.

Consider this a joint venture between you and BarrieToday—with the dividend being a stronger, more transparent community. When local news thrives, everyone benefits.


Natasha Philpott, Community Editor

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  • You believe in the critical importance of local journalism
  • You want to help fund enterprise, investigative reporting
  • 100% of your investment stays in Bradford
  • Receive regular updates from the Editor-In-Chief of Village Media
  • Participate in reader surveys that help shape local news coverage
  • You believe in the critical importance of local journalism
  • 100% of your investment stays in Bradford
  • Receive regular updates from the Editor-In-Chief of Village Media

Support local journalism. 100% of your money stays in Bradford. Cancel any time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I support BradfordToday.ca?

A healthy local news business model has multiple revenue streams, supported by both advertisers and readers.

Readers supporting BradfordToday.ca is an essential piece to allowing us to continue providing quality journalism to our community.

Contributing to support local journalism helps fund a professional staff of local journalists who focus on sharing the stories that matter most to our community.

I already get your content for free, so why would I pay?

We hope you believe in our mission of keeping our community connected and informed and value it in a way that justifies your financial support. Quality local journalism will not survive without the support of its readers.

What will my contribution go towards?

100% of your contribution goes directly towards local journalists, reporting local stories, in our community.

How am I billed for my contribution?

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Monthly or yearly contributions are also charged immediately to your card and then subsequently charged on the same day each month or year.

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We would love to hear from you if you have any further questions. Please contact members@bradfordtoday.ca.

If I don't want to pay online, is there another way for me to pay?

Yes, there is! Cheques can be made payable to BradfordToday.ca (with “Support of BradfordToday.ca” in the memo) and mailed to:

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Sault Ste. Marie, ON   P6A 1Y7