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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.

No easy solutions for cooling Barrie's overheated housing market, officials say

No easy solutions for cooling Barrie's overheated housing market, officials say

Watching the endless climb of the value of a Barrie-area home has many thinking about the prospects of cashing in, if they haven’t already.
Sunnidale Park comes alive at sunset <b>(5 photos)</b>

Sunnidale Park comes alive at sunset (5 photos)

Overheated housing market difficult to cool off, officials say

Overheated housing market difficult to cool off, officials say

Watching the endless climb of the value of a Barrie-area home has many thinking about the prospects of cashing in, if they haven’t already.
'Pseudo-law' increasingly used to 'assert rights' to oppose pandemic rules, observers say

'Pseudo-law' increasingly used to 'assert rights' to oppose pandemic rules, observers say

'They are completely and utterly legally meaningless and have no effect whatsoever,' lawyer says of 'common law' defence used by Barrie restaurant
Barrie, South Simcoe police not exercising new authority to randomly stop cars

Barrie, South Simcoe police not exercising new authority to randomly stop cars

'Our officers will not be conducting ‘spot checks’ on vehicles or individuals,' Barrie police announced
Overheated housing market will be difficult to cool off, officials say

Overheated housing market will be difficult to cool off, officials say

Watching the endless climb of the value of a Barrie-area home has many thinking about the prospects of cashing in, if they haven’t already.
Overheated housing market difficult to cool off, officials say

Overheated housing market difficult to cool off, officials say

In first quarter, residential property sales in Simcoe County have increased almost 42% compared to last year; Official says 'more creative solutions' needed
Out for a stroll at Wilkins Walk <b>(5 photos)</b>

Out for a stroll at Wilkins Walk (5 photos)

'Pseudo-law' increasingly used to 'assert rights' to oppose pandemic rules, observers say

'Pseudo-law' increasingly used to 'assert rights' to oppose pandemic rules, observers say

'They are completely and utterly legally meaningless and have no effect whatsoever,' lawyer says of 'common law' defence used by Barrie restaurant
'Pseudo-law' increasingly used to 'assert rights' to oppose pandemic rules, observers say

'Pseudo-law' increasingly used to 'assert rights' to oppose pandemic rules, observers say

'They are completely and utterly legally meaningless and have no effect whatsoever,' lawyer says of 'common law' defence used by Barrie restaurant