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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

A photographic stroll through The Ward <b>(24 photos)</b>

A photographic stroll through The Ward (24 photos)

In this Rooted feature we take a photographic tour of The Ward, a community steeped in legend and teeming with cultural and architectural heritage.
Community gardens open over weekend with new ground rules <b>(17 photos)</b>

Community gardens open over weekend with new ground rules (17 photos)

In this Grounded photo gallery we visit with gardeners planting crops in some of the community gardens in the city that were permitted to open over the weekend with new social distancing and safety protocols
Comic creators calling on fans to tune in and take part in online telethon 'Be Our Heroes, Canada'

Comic creators calling on fans to tune in and take part in online telethon 'Be Our Heroes, Canada'

In this Following Up feature we chat with Jennifer Haines from The Dragon about the Be Our Heroes, Canada, live Facebook event May 16 and 17 to help rescue the struggling comics business
A simple plan for a complex problem

A simple plan for a complex problem

In this Rooted feature we join a group of friends as they drop off food and other items they collected during their Stronger Together communityneighbourhood food drive for the Guelph Food Bank
Heart to Art program helps people articulate their loss

Heart to Art program helps people articulate their loss

In this Following Up feature we return to Hospice Wellington where they are using their art therapy program to give 1,000 people in the community an opportunity to express their experiences during the pandemic
The 2Rivers Festival explores our actual and virtual connection to water <b>(8 photos)</b>

The 2Rivers Festival explores our actual and virtual connection to water (8 photos)

In this Grounded feature we talk to Arlene Slocombe from the Wellington Water Watchers about how they are proceeding with the ninth annual 2Rivers Festival by moving most of the events online
Thursday online event addresses that the experience of loss is being lost in the COVID-19 lockdown

Thursday online event addresses that the experience of loss is being lost in the COVID-19 lockdown

In this Helpers feature we talk with grief counselor Marian Grace Boyd about a live Facebook event Thursday at 7:30 p.m. for people grieving the loss of a loved one
SEED Emergency food program aims to provide 50,000 meals a week

SEED Emergency food program aims to provide 50,000 meals a week

In this Helpers feature we look at the combined efforts of the University of Guelph and other organizations in support of The SEED’s Emergency Food Home Delivery program
Local nurseries, community gardens join MPP in fight to be deemed essential

Local nurseries, community gardens join MPP in fight to be deemed essential

'We can do the same thing as the grocery stores are doing – only allow a certain number of people in at a time. We are essential. People want us open.'
Safety first for young teddy bear hunters <b>(10 photos)</b>

Safety first for young teddy bear hunters (10 photos)

In this Rooted feature we go teddy bear hunting on Bristol Street with young moms and kids from Michael House and talk with executive director Karen Kamphui about the challenges ahead.