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Marg. Bruineman

Marg. Bruineman is an award-winning journalist who focuses on justice issues and human interest stories

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Recent Work by Marg.

Teachers take learning outdoors, rain or shine

Teachers take learning outdoors, rain or shine

'We incorporate our math programming out there as well as open exploration and further student inquiry,' says elementary school teacher
Wasaga man heading to penitentiary for unprovoked knife attack on neighbour

Wasaga man heading to penitentiary for unprovoked knife attack on neighbour

Brayden Bullock's 4-year sentence reduced to 27 months and six days after being given credit for pre-trial custody
First of its kind: Accessible trail proposed for Simcoe County Forest's museum tract in Midhurst

First of its kind: Accessible trail proposed for Simcoe County Forest's museum tract in Midhurst

'This is a first for Simcoe County Forest property and the museum makes an awful lot of sense to place it there,' says official
Youth pleads guilty to first-degree murder in 2019 Barrie foster-home stabbing

Youth pleads guilty to first-degree murder in 2019 Barrie foster-home stabbing

The deceased, a 15-year-old boy, suffered wounds to his neck as well as a punctured lung, liver, bicep and defensive injuries to his right hand
Crown seeks 7-year sentence for fraudster who stole millions

Crown seeks 7-year sentence for fraudster who stole millions

More than 500 people bilked out of combined $29 million, leading some to lose their life savings and retirement incomes
‘Low-level drug trafficker’ sentenced to house arrest following fatal overdose

‘Low-level drug trafficker’ sentenced to house arrest following fatal overdose

'There is no evidence that he was a commercial trafficker,' judge says during sentencing
Cultivating their story: Barrie-area farms ready to welcome visitors with open arms again

Cultivating their story: Barrie-area farms ready to welcome visitors with open arms again

'We love showing people where their food comes from,' says one local farmer
Landlord-tenant tribunal interrupted by 'disturbing' images, messaging

Landlord-tenant tribunal interrupted by 'disturbing' images, messaging

'The (Landlord and Tenant Board) is doing everything it can to limit these incidents and provide safe and respectful spaces for its users,' says spokesperson
'Time is of the essence': Federal minister visits Georgian College, discusses climate targets

'Time is of the essence': Federal minister visits Georgian College, discusses climate targets

'What you are now standing in is the living embodiment of the best ideas that Canada has going for it,' Marco Mendicino says during tour of Peter B. Moore Advanced Technology Centre
By the numbers: Average price of detached home in Barrie crept over $1M in March

By the numbers: Average price of detached home in Barrie crept over $1M in March

'We are not going to see a significant dip in prices and we are going to see that continue to trend up,' says association president