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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.

Inquiry demanded over millions lost in Moonstone, other developments

Inquiry demanded over millions lost in Moonstone, other developments

'I really think somebody should be appointed in order to have a look at the financial records of this company,' says forensic investigator
Inquiry demanded over millions lost in Barrie and other developments

Inquiry demanded over millions lost in Barrie and other developments

'I really think somebody should be appointed in order to have a look at the financial records of this company,' says forensic investigator
Fine for firm involved in Barrie project 'a slap in the face' to investors

Fine for firm involved in Barrie project 'a slap in the face' to investors

'They should be in jail, these guys. There’s all sorts of little fallouts from this, but we’re waiting for the big guys to get hit,' says area investor
Area man who pleaded guilty to child luring sent to jail

Area man who pleaded guilty to child luring sent to jail

'A significant sentence is necessary,' Justice says; Man was given a six-year sentence and, after credit for waiting in jail, will serve a 19-month sentence
Local man who pled guilty to child luring sent to jail

Local man who pled guilty to child luring sent to jail

'A significant sentence is necessary,' Justice says; Man was given a six-year sentence and, after credit for waiting in jail, will serve a 19-month sentence
Local man who pleaded guilty to child luring sent to jail

Local man who pleaded guilty to child luring sent to jail

'A significant sentence is necessary,' Justice says; Man was given a six-year sentence and, after credit for waiting in jail, will serve a 19-month sentence
Fine for company involved in Collier Centre project not enough, says investor

Fine for company involved in Collier Centre project not enough, says investor

'A $250,000 fine is a slap in the face to the rest of us,' says investor of settlement reached between authorities and Fortress
Fine for company involved in Collier Centre project not enough, says investor

Fine for company involved in Collier Centre project not enough, says investor

'A $250,000 fine is a slap in the face to the rest of us,' says investor of settlement reached between authorities and Fortress
Program helps give jailed Barrie man a voice to argue his rights were violated

Program helps give jailed Barrie man a voice to argue his rights were violated

'I help them any way I can, providing access to justice. And that’s the main reason for our program,' says Ontario Pro Bono Inmate Appeal Program co-ordinator
Barrie man charged in $24M fraud accused of laundering money in Dominican

Barrie man charged in $24M fraud accused of laundering money in Dominican

Money invested in real estate, luxury vehicles, hotels and fast-food centres in Caribbean country, according to news report