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Troy Bridgeman

Troy Bridgeman

Troy Bridgeman is a multi-media journalist that has lived and worked in the Guelph community his whole life. He has covered news and events in the city for more than two decades.

Recent Work by Troy

Making parts for the Canadian Shield

Making parts for the Canadian Shield

In this Helpers feature we talk to Luis Gomes from the Wellington Catholic District School Board about the team effort underway to produce badly needed parts for medical masks using 3D printers
Dressing for the part: Guelph costume designer chases her dream

Dressing for the part: Guelph costume designer chases her dream

In this Arts and Culture story we chat with Guelph costume designer Lee Diemer about her experiences working in LA with some of the biggest names in film and costume design
Preserving The Priory wasn’t a priority

Preserving The Priory wasn’t a priority

In this Rooted feature we trace the fate of Guelph’s first building, The Priory, from its historically significant construction in 1827 to its unceremonious destruction in 1926
GPS blues are going green

GPS blues are going green

In this Following Up feature we talk to Guelph Police Service fleet manager Jim Turow as they prepare to roll out the first of the hybrid utility vehicles in their marked fleet
Staying home not an option for everyone

Staying home not an option for everyone

In this Following Up feature we return to The Bench and talk to Ed Pickersgill about his efforts to continue feeding the homeless and marginalized during the COVID-19 pandemic
Free online group therapy for people in isolation

Free online group therapy for people in isolation

In this Helpers feature we talk with psychotherapist Shane Smyth about the challenges of providing counselling during the COVID-19 pandemic and his free, online group therapy sessions
Guelph doctor’s poem shortlisted for international poetry prize

Guelph doctor’s poem shortlisted for international poetry prize

In this Arts and Culture feature we travel with Guelph writer and physician Nicholas Ruddock on his literary journey from humble button maker to making the shortlist of the international Moth Poetry Prize
Providing essential physio service online

Providing essential physio service online

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with Karla Andrews who has responded to COVID-19 by taking her in-home physiotherapy service online
Riding the rails into history

Riding the rails into history

In this Rooted feature we learn about the efforts of the Guelph Historical Railway Association to preserve Guelph’s rail heritage
Organizers of next week's eMERGE EcoMarket have postponed the shake-free event

Organizers of next week's eMERGE EcoMarket have postponed the shake-free event

In this Grounded feature we talk to Evan Ferrari about the decision to postpone the eMERGE EcoMarket scheduled for Saturday March 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic