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Marg. Bruineman, Local Journalism Initiative

Marg. Bruineman is an award-winning journalist who spent a decade freelancing for a variety of national publications prior to joining BarrieToday. 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.

Recent Work by Marg.

Tiny Marsh wildlife area enticing for bird watchers <b>(10 photos)</b>

Tiny Marsh wildlife area enticing for bird watchers (10 photos)

Working from home may not appeal to all employers when pandemic ends

Working from home may not appeal to all employers when pandemic ends

'In a lot of cases no one really stopped to put anything in writing as to what the terms of employment were regarding working from home,' says lawyer
Work life after the pandemic? 'I think it's going to be a mess,' local lawyer warns

Work life after the pandemic? 'I think it's going to be a mess,' local lawyer warns

'In a lot of cases no one really stopped to put anything in writing as to what the terms of employment were regarding working from home,' says lawyer
Massage therapist sentenced to six months in jail for sexual assault

Massage therapist sentenced to six months in jail for sexual assault

Nathaniel Porter-Gowan, 41, convicted following May 2019 incident in The Blue Mountains; He will also be placed on sex-offender registry
Massage therapist sentenced to six months in jail for sexual assault

Massage therapist sentenced to six months in jail for sexual assault

Nathaniel Porter-Gowan, 41, convicted following May 2019 incident in The Blue Mountains; He will also be placed on sex-offender registry
Buyer lined up for Horseshoe Valley-area timeshare resorts, court hears

Buyer lined up for Horseshoe Valley-area timeshare resorts, court hears

'The existing member owners of these two resorts are not in any way going to be obligated to the purchaser of these resorts,' lawyer tells virtual court
Tiny Marsh wildlife area enticing for bird watchers <b>(10 photos)</b>

Tiny Marsh wildlife area enticing for bird watchers (10 photos)

Buyer lined up for Horseshoe Valley-area timeshare resorts, court hears

Buyer lined up for Horseshoe Valley-area timeshare resorts, court hears

Just how the Oro-Medonte Township property, located south of Orillia, will be used and whether the existing buildings will remain was not revealed
Man shown in violent takedown video reacts to Barrie officer being charged

Man shown in violent takedown video reacts to Barrie officer being charged

'I’m a little disappointed he’s on paid leave and still unsure if he’s going to be a police officer on the force after how he treated me and how he behaved as an officer,' says Skyler Kent
Man in violent takedown 'happy' Barrie officer facing charges

Man in violent takedown 'happy' Barrie officer facing charges

'I’m a little disappointed he’s on paid leave and still unsure if he’s going to be a police officer ... after how he treated me and how he behaved as an officer,' says Skyler Kent