July 6, 2015

Owen, Bruce

Legislative reporter

Bruce Owen joined the Winnipeg Free Press in 1990 after four years working in other media.

He's worked in a number of positions at the Freep, including pet columnist, assistant city editor and police reporter. Right now he takes up space at the Manitoba legislature.

Bruce is one of five reporters who won a National Newspaper Award for the paper’s coverage of the 1997 Flood of the Century. He's also the recipient of the 1996 Volunteer Centre of Winnipeg Media Golden Hand Award and the 1995 Canadian Federation of Humane Societies Media Commendation Award.

In a past life Bruce worked at YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens. He has a blog where he and others write about camp and the people who worked and played there.

You can also find Bruce on Twitter where he posts and retweets all sorts of stuff.


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Bartley Kives | @bkives

Jul 6 8:59 am

Joint venture between city & Terracon fails, killing new St. B industrial park. Dairy-plant expansion in limbo. shar.es/1q8OZO

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Jul 6 8:51 am

Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis, Acting Dep-Chief Danny Smyth and Mayor Bowman to speak 11am today on arrest in recent bomb incidents.

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Jul 6 8:36 am

Mayor Bowman presents Habitat cheque for $3000 from StateofCity luncheon;Albert El Tassi of Peerless Garments adds $4000

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Jul 6 8:32 am

Mayor Brian Bowman prepares to roll up sleeves for Habitat for Humanity today. Good day for it pic.twitter.com/lVr5DIauWD

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Jul 6 8:28 am

Pedestrians seek return of barricades wfp.to/Ryh