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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.

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bob@barrietoday.com

Recent Work by Bob

Barrie Police uncover new checkerboard look for some cruisers

Barrie Police uncover new checkerboard look for some cruisers

'They need to attract the attention of motorists, but they also need to be able to quickly be identified as a police vehicle,' Barrie police chief says of new design
<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