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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.

Sadlon defence team says accuser's story 'fraught with lies'

Sadlon defence team says accuser's story 'fraught with lies'

Crown counters Sadlon's 'version of events do not make sense. ... She was an honest, candid witness that kept her composure'
Injured victim disappointed by wrong-way driver's acquittal

Injured victim disappointed by wrong-way driver's acquittal

Severn woman, who spent three months in rehabilitation, suffered several broken bones and now walks with a cane
Wrong-way driver found not guilty in 2018 crash on Hwy. 11

Wrong-way driver found not guilty in 2018 crash on Hwy. 11

Orillia man 'at the very least confused and disoriented,' suffering from hypoglycemia caused by his Type 1 diabetes
Car dealer takes the stand, denies sexually assaulting woman

Car dealer takes the stand, denies sexually assaulting woman

Paul Sadlon, who has pleaded not guilty, testifies on Day 3 of trial at Barrie courthouse
Businessman's joke made others uncomfortable, trial hears

Businessman's joke made others uncomfortable, trial hears

'I’ve never seen her move that fast. At the time, I just thought she was late for another meeting,' complainant's colleague testifies on Day 2 of Paul Sadlon's sexual assault trial
Barrie businessman pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Barrie businessman pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Paul Sadlon, 89, accused of sexually assaulting woman in the lunchroom of his Bayfield Street business on Dec. 4, 2019
Wasaga man heading to penitentiary for unprovoked knife attack on neighbour

Wasaga man heading to penitentiary for unprovoked knife attack on neighbour

Brayden Bullock's 4-year sentence reduced to 27 months and six days after being given credit for pre-trial custody
Man pleads guilty in connection to 2019 downtown killing

Man pleads guilty in connection to 2019 downtown killing

Tyler Wren pleads guilty to being an accessory after the fact to murder in death of Ryan Babineau; Wren returns to court June 2 for sentencing
'A first': Accessible trail proposed for Simcoe County Forest

'A first': Accessible trail proposed for Simcoe County Forest

'This is a first for Simcoe County Forest property and the museum makes an awful lot of sense to place it there,' says official
Plenty to see at big marsh in Tiny Township <b>(14 photos)</b>

Plenty to see at big marsh in Tiny Township (14 photos)

Tiny Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area brings out birders during the spring, along with families and those who appreciate the outdoors