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Bob Bruton

Bob Bruton

Bob Bruton began his newspaper career as a sports/news reporter and photographer in 1982 with the Strathroy Age-Dispatch, just outside of London, Ont. He came to Barrie in 1985, joining the Examiner’s sports department until 1988 before moving to the newsroom where he covered city hall, wrote editorials, columns and features until the paper closed in November 2017. He became a full-time member of the Barrie Today news team in December 2020.

Recent Work by Bob

Council makes landmark decision, approves sign at Heritage Park

Council makes landmark decision, approves sign at Heritage Park

'What better way to bring tourists and citizens downtown, and spilling out into our businesses,' says Coun. Mike McCann
Growth's cost should not land at taxpayers' feet

Growth's cost should not land at taxpayers' feet

'The majority of the  growth and upgrade costs ($41.9 million annually) would be paid for by development charges,' says city official
Downey defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

Downey defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

'I really can’t see this as anything more than politically partisan,' says Georgian College political science professor of Ford's 'ham-fisted approach'
Attorney general defends Tory government decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

Attorney general defends Tory government decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

'I really can’t see this as anything more than politically partisan,' says Georgian College political science professor of Ford's 'ham-fisted approach'
Downey defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

Downey defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

'I really can’t see this as anything more than politically partisan,' says Georgian College political science professor of Ford's 'ham-fisted approach'
Downey defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

Downey defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

'I really can’t see this as anything more than politically partisan,' says Georgian College political science professor of Ford's 'ham-fisted approach'
Attorney general defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

Attorney general defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

'I really can’t see this as anything more than politically partisan,' says Georgian College political science professor of Ford's 'ham-fisted approach'
Attorney general defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

Attorney general defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

'I really can’t see this as anything more than politically partisan,' says Georgian College political science professor of Ford's 'ham-fisted approach'
Attorney general defends Tory government decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

Attorney general defends Tory government decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

'I really can’t see this as anything more than politically partisan,' says Georgian College political science professor of Ford's 'ham-fisted approach'
Downey defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

Downey defends party's decision to invoke notwithstanding clause

'I really can’t see this as anything more than politically partisan,' says Georgian College political science professor of Ford's 'ham-fisted approach'