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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.

THE BIG READ: How short-term vacation rentals are ruining the neighbourhood

THE BIG READ: How short-term vacation rentals are ruining the neighbourhood

Living next door to a ‘ghost hotel’ has become a nightmare for many Ontario homeowners. Cities and towns across the province are struggling to keep the peace without turning away tourists
Request for publication ban requires full hearing, judge says

Request for publication ban requires full hearing, judge says

Defence lawyer says client 'felt fearful in the community due to the media attention,' but judge says accused’s current application 'is deficient in a number of areas'
One year after tornado, research team returning to Barrie

One year after tornado, research team returning to Barrie

'We want to examine actually what’s happening in Barrie in terms of recovery,' says Northern Tornadoes Project official
Quebec man charged in Wasaga abduction, woman still missing

Quebec man charged in Wasaga abduction, woman still missing

'Our ultimate goal is to find Elnaz and bring her home to her family,' said OPP spokesman
'Comedy gold': Barrie officer takes on turkey <b>(Video)</b>

'Comedy gold': Barrie officer takes on turkey (Video)

Barrie man captures 'true urban turkey' playing Russian Roulette with passing cars on Letitia Street
Camp gives young 'newcomers' hands-on exposure to new community

Camp gives young 'newcomers' hands-on exposure to new community

'We’re trying our best to make all of our new families in our area comfortable. Some of them are coming out of some pretty traumatic things,' said co-ordinator
RVH 'needs to invest in our people,' says hospital's new leader

RVH 'needs to invest in our people,' says hospital's new leader

'Physical infrastructure is one side of it but making sure we have the staff, the people to run those programs and services in the future," said president
Cruise nights: Where every dream car has a tale to tell

Cruise nights: Where every dream car has a tale to tell

'It was almost complete and it kind of came down to the final crunch to pick (a colour),' says owner of 1937 Ford and the shade of yellow he refers to as 'dramboogie'
Fraudster ordered to pay back $26.9M upon release from prison

Fraudster ordered to pay back $26.9M upon release from prison

'The victims have been devastated by their economic losses. To date, Mr. DeBono has provided no restitution to his victims,' judge says during sentencing
Elections Ontario expects results to come in rapidly tonight

Elections Ontario expects results to come in rapidly tonight

'We are able to provide results and count all of those ballots very, very quickly after polls close at 9 p.m., in some cases in as little as 15 minutes,' says Elections Ontario spokesperson