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Marg. Bruineman

Marg. Bruineman is an award-winning journalist who focuses on human interest stories

Recent Work by Marg.

Honda's EV plans set to drive local economy, environmental efforts

Honda's EV plans set to drive local economy, environmental efforts

'It’s just revolutionary driving. Your cost savings, the fact you’ve got no emissions, it’s good news all around,' says Sustainable Orillia official of Honda's plans
'Ambitious project': Films set to roll at Blue Mountain festival

'Ambitious project': Films set to roll at Blue Mountain festival

'It’s a really unique festival set in a unique location. And there’s a lot of magic that happens,' says organizer
Closure of area landfill a reminder about the need to divert waste

Closure of area landfill a reminder about the need to divert waste

'We really need to put all of our efforts into diversion from landfill,' says county official, noting Oro-Medonte landfill is also slated to close in mid 2027
Plenty to see below the surface despite lack of 'pretty fish'

Plenty to see below the surface despite lack of 'pretty fish'

'This time of year, the water is really cold, but the visibility is awesome, it’s almost like it is in the Caribbean, depending upon where you’re diving of course,' says divemaster
'Pretty cool': Local man tosses slo-pitch world title onto resume

'Pretty cool': Local man tosses slo-pitch world title onto resume

'In two years, I saw massive changes in terms of calibre (in Europe). It’s growing significantly over there,' says Ryan Wood, recently returned from event in Spain
Local athlete captures judges' attention on Canada's Got Talent

Local athlete captures judges' attention on Canada's Got Talent

'I think I was lucky. My filming was one day, 12 hours before I had to leave,' rhythmic gymnast Carmel Kallemaa says of TV appearance
PM says Honda announcement 'a very big day for the region, the province and the country'

PM says Honda announcement 'a very big day for the region, the province and the country'

'The spinoff investment across our communities will benefit Simcoe County,' said area MPP Doug Downey of 'historic' announcement
Badge of honour: W.R. Best student earns Scouts' Medal of Maple

Badge of honour: W.R. Best student earns Scouts' Medal of Maple

Taylor Liedtke receives prestigious award given to youth who've contributed to Scouting through community service and extraordinary participation
'A journey': Local woman finds slice of heaven working with Devils

'A journey': Local woman finds slice of heaven working with Devils

Local native started as an intern with the Barrie Colts and is now helping NHL club raising its profile, working with Martin Brodeur and forging her path
'Emotional intelligence' program for local girls launched

'Emotional intelligence' program for local girls launched

Pandemic-induced anxiety 'could have been prevented if this kind of education was provided earlier,' says founder of local anxiety clinic
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