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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.

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

Youth pleads guilty to first-degree murder in 2019 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
<b>OPINION:</b> Investing in gas, electric vehicles at same time counterproductive

OPINION: Investing in gas, electric vehicles at same time counterproductive

The whole point of backing EVs is to relegate internal combustion engines that rely on gas to the pages of history, writes reporter
Area farmers welcome newfound interest in sourcing food locally

Area farmers welcome newfound interest in sourcing food locally

'We love showing people where their food comes from,' says one local farmer
'Train wreck': Landlords, tenants frustrated by tribunal delays

'Train wreck': Landlords, tenants frustrated by tribunal delays

'My eyes are now wide open to the failed system and what it takes to gain control back of your property, as well as the financial hardship and emotional stress,' says former landlord
'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
Aurora man convicted in Bradford robbery on 'scant evidence' cleared on appeal

Aurora man convicted in Bradford robbery on 'scant evidence' cleared on appeal

Case dates back to November 2011 when someone wearing a mask and carrying a weapon robbed Country Style
'Shame belongs to the perpetrator': Victim speaks out after publication ban lifted

'Shame belongs to the perpetrator': Victim speaks out after publication ban lifted

'It’s 2022 and we’re still seeing mostly men get away with sexual abuse against mostly women,” Brandy Mullen says following not guilty verdict against the accused
Local ski hills hope Mother Nature will help extend the ski season

Local ski hills hope Mother Nature will help extend the ski season

'We’ve gone from mid-winter conditions to spring conditions in just a matter of days, really,' said ski hill operator, who hopes hills remain open for a while
Soaring gas prices spark closer look at alternative transportation

Soaring gas prices spark closer look at alternative transportation

There is a correlation between high gas prices and transit ridership, says CEO of the Canadian Urban Transit Association.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> CTV settles legal dispute with Patrick Brown over 2018 story

BEYOND LOCAL: CTV settles legal dispute with Patrick Brown over 2018 story

'I survived this period because of a wife who was incredibly supportive and was by my side like a rock,' Brown says