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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

<b>ONTARIO:</b> Barrie tornado wasn't unique, says wind doctor, but devastation brought heightened attention

ONTARIO: Barrie tornado wasn't unique, says wind doctor, but devastation brought heightened attention

'These tornadoes happen often in Canada. I’d say we probably get 10-plus of them a year. This wasn’t like a once-in-a-hundred-years sort of event,' says Dr. Connell Miller
Barrie tornado wasn't unique, says wind doctor, but devastation brought heightened attention

Barrie tornado wasn't unique, says wind doctor, but devastation brought heightened attention

'These tornadoes happen often in Canada. I’d say we probably get 10-plus of them a year. This wasn’t like a once-in-a-hundred-years sort of event,' says Dr. Connell Miller
Pratt, Zancor say homes in tornado zone were built to code

Pratt, Zancor say homes in tornado zone were built to code

'As far as I’m aware, all of our homes are built to (Ontario Building) Code and we stand behind our product,' says Pratt Homes owner
Barrie tornado wasn't unique, says wind doctor, but devastation brought heightened attention

Barrie tornado wasn't unique, says wind doctor, but devastation brought heightened attention

'These tornadoes happen often in Canada. I’d say we probably get 10-plus of them a year. This wasn’t like a once-in-a-hundred-years sort of event,' says Dr. Connell Miller
Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

'Just because you can’t vote and cast a ballot for politicians, it doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a say,' environment minister says during announcement in Barrie
Barrie assessed for disaster relief assistance, but approval pending

Barrie assessed for disaster relief assistance, but approval pending

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark says province is keeping its word about helping Barrie recover from the tornado
Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

'Just because you can’t vote and cast a ballot for politicians, it doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a say,' environment minister says during announcement in Barrie
Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

'Just because you can’t vote and cast a ballot for politicians, it doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a say,' environment minister says during announcement in Barrie
Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

'Just because you can’t vote and cast a ballot for politicians, it doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a say,' environment minister says during announcement in Barrie
Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

Ontario's youth given voice at the table on environmental matters

'Just because you can’t vote and cast a ballot for politicians, it doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a say,' environment minister says during announcement in region