Posts by The Grannies

We are currently inactive

We regret to announce the Barrie And District Raging Grannies gaggle is inactive right now.  For the time being, due to health concerns and other priorities, we are not able to function as a viable activist group.  We will announce our return as soon as we become active again. In the meantime, people looking for a Raging Grannies […]

Party In The Park – for clean air, clean water, and healthy food

  BAD Grannies Anita, Rolande, Mariane and Molly sang at the Party In The Park on Sunday April 19, 2015 in Barrie’s beautiful Sunnidale Park. The event was organized by several groups as our local action in the Blue Dot National Day of Action, initiated by the David Suzuki Foundation.  Blue Dot hopes to generate momentum […]

Toronto Raging Grannies step up against Bill C-51

Thousands of Canadians across Canada joined in public protests against the new security bill, Bill C-51 on Saturday, March 14. The measures proposed in Bill C-51 would afford CSIS and the police considerably extended powers of arrest, detention and surveillance.  Although presented as necessary to fight terrorism, these measures are a threat against the personal […]

My hat

An entertaining evening can always be found when Debbie Marks of Marks In Time hosts her “Show and Tell” events to try to instil in the rest of us the importance of telling our stories. Visit to learn more about the creative and more permanent ways Debbie encourages us to do this. I have […]

Social activism is in very good hands

Here are some of the BAD Grannies, singing away at an event organized by the Laurentian University Social Work Association (LUSWA) for Social Work Awareness Week (March 2 – 6). The event, Activism:  Some Assembly Required, was held at Georgian College  on Wednesday March 4th, 6 – 9 p.m.  It was described by LUSWA President Kris Eckenswiller as “a night […]