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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

Getting better with a little help from your friends

Getting better with a little help from your friends

In this Following Up feature we talk to organizers from The Helper Bees and Your Downtown Guelph Friends who have joined forces to help address food insecurity in downtown Guelph
Clearing hurdles to remove nurdles from the Eramosa River

Clearing hurdles to remove nurdles from the Eramosa River

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with environmental activist Bryan McNeill about his ongoing efforts to remove microplastic pellets aka nurdles from the Eramosa River
Seeking words of wisdom, Guelph author inspired by quotes

Seeking words of wisdom, Guelph author inspired by quotes

In this Following Up feature we visit with author and entrepreneur Bob Desautels to discuss the launch of his third and latest book, 'The Rummagings of a Lapsed Boomer'
Not-for-profit private school moves toward building ownership

Not-for-profit private school moves toward building ownership

In this Following Up feature we visit Trillium Waldorf School and learn about Trillium Rising, their fundraising campaign to buy the school after nearly 30 years
Proclaiming the sounds of Silence

Proclaiming the sounds of Silence

Keeping hope alive is the collective philosophy and the central theme of a four-day pre-post-pandemic festival at Silence this weekend
Celebrating the iconic architecture of The Ward <b>(9 photos)</b>

Celebrating the iconic architecture of The Ward (9 photos)

In this Following Up feature we take an artistic tour of one of Guelph’s most colourful and celebrated neighbourhoods with one of its most colourful and celebrated artists
Making Guelph more edible

Making Guelph more edible

In this Following Up feature we recultivate a discussion we started last spring with Urban Orchardist Matt Soltys about his efforts to reforest the city with fruit and nut trees
The need to look beyond the numbers when studying vaccine hesitancy

The need to look beyond the numbers when studying vaccine hesitancy

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with vaccine hesitancy researcher and author Maya Goldenberg to get her observations on the COVID-19 vaccine campaign one year later
Can Guelph still be a Music City?

Can Guelph still be a Music City?

Assessing the post-COVID recovery of our local arts community and the risks of pursuing a music career in Music City
A search for poetic justice

A search for poetic justice

In this Following Up feature we talk to poet and anti-poverty activist Ed Pickersgill about his latest volume of poetry and the cold hard truth about life on the streets in Guelph