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Marg. Bruineman

Marg. Bruineman is an award-winning journalist who has spent the past eight years freelancing for a variety of national publications. Her vast experience includes being founding editor of several regional magazines, copy editing and news writing, but her work inevitably takes her back to justice, reporting on broader issues such as privacy, digital data and the administration of justice, as well as covering important cases in the courtroom. Marg. is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter covering justice issues based out of BarrieToday. The LJI is funded by the government of Canada

Recent Work by Marg.

Judge finds Barrie man purposely ran down neighbour over suspected affair with wife

Judge finds Barrie man purposely ran down neighbour over suspected affair with wife

'Despite having two flat tires he nevertheless maintained a straight trajectory,' judge says in ruling
Judge finds area man purposely ran down neighbour over suspected affair with wife

Judge finds area man purposely ran down neighbour over suspected affair with wife

'Despite having two flat tires he nevertheless maintained a straight trajectory,' judge says in ruling
Judge finds Barrie man purposely ran down neighbour over suspected affair with wife

Judge finds Barrie man purposely ran down neighbour over suspected affair with wife

'Despite having two flat tires he nevertheless maintained a straight trajectory,' judge says in ruling
Collingwood man ordered to stand trial on manslaughter charges

Collingwood man ordered to stand trial on manslaughter charges

Dean Copkov, 52, and Donovan Bass, 42, were killed at a Collingwood home Jan. 22, 2019
Collingwood man ordered to stand trial on manslaughter charges

Collingwood man ordered to stand trial on manslaughter charges

Dean Copkov, 52, and Donovan Bass, 42, were killed at a Collingwood home Jan. 22, 2019
Area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

Area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

'At no time could the defendant have believed that (the woman) had given her consent... It was for the defendant’s sexual gratification,' judge says in decision
Area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

Area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

'At no time could the defendant have believed that (the woman) had given her consent... It was for the defendant’s sexual gratification,' judge says in decision
Area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

Area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

'At no time could the defendant have believed that (the woman) had given her consent... It was for the defendant’s sexual gratification,' judge says in decision
Area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

Area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

'At no time could the defendant have believed that (the woman) had given her consent... It was for the defendant’s sexual gratification,' judge says in decision
Collingwood-area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

Collingwood-area massage therapist convicted of sexually assaulting client

'At no time could the defendant have believed that (the woman) had given her consent... It was for the defendant’s sexual gratification,' judge says in decision