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Joe McGinty

Joe McGinty

Joe McGinty is a multimedia journalist who covers local news in the Cambridge area. He is a graduate of Conestoga College and began his career as a freelance journalist at CambridgeToday before joining full time.

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Recent Work by Joe

Cambridge social worker wins provincial award for decades of work in the community

Cambridge social worker wins provincial award for decades of work in the community

Sharon Livingston recognized by the province for her work making the city an age friendly place by keeping senior residents top of mind
Police, advocates differ on ways to address rising youth crime rates

Police, advocates differ on ways to address rising youth crime rates

Youth engagement advocates say increased police budgets and cutbacks for programs have created high crime rates among youth
Cambridge's GreenTec looks to become national leader in battery recycling

Cambridge's GreenTec looks to become national leader in battery recycling

Greentec has partnered with Call2Recycle with a goal to strengthen battery recycling capacity starting in May
GRT sets record breaking ridership with over 26 million trips

GRT sets record breaking ridership with over 26 million trips

2023 was a good year for GRT as they nearly doubled ridership from the previous year. With 26.4 million riders in 2023 across all methods of transportation, GRT has passed the pre-pandemic highs of ridership.
519 Community Collective opens door to bring in more volunteers

519 Community Collective opens door to bring in more volunteers

Cambridge-based organization expected to achieve national charitable status within months, just a few years after it was started out of a garage in Kitchener
Embattled Conestoga president speaks to sold-out crowd in Cambridge

Embattled Conestoga president speaks to sold-out crowd in Cambridge

Media prevented entry at this morning's Chamber of Commerce breakfast after reporting derogatory comments made by the Conestoga College president last week
Black Love Treatment brings the community together with song, poetry and culture

Black Love Treatment brings the community together with song, poetry and culture

Rhythm and Blues has curated a host of events that express black love and excellence here in Cambridge
ICYMI: Cambridge businesses dealing with weekly break-ins beg for criminal code reform

ICYMI: Cambridge businesses dealing with weekly break-ins beg for criminal code reform

City council unanimously passed a motion this week appealing to higher levels of government to reform so called 'catch and release' laws
ICYMI: $3.1B in funding for healthcare comes at a crucial time for Cambridge doctors

ICYMI: $3.1B in funding for healthcare comes at a crucial time for Cambridge doctors

"We need to do this right," says the president of the Ontario College of Family Physicians as new $3.1B deal is set to bolster Ontario healthcare
Local Conestoga College unions call for president to resign

Local Conestoga College unions call for president to resign

Joint letter sent to the Conestoga Board of Governors by OPSEU Locals 238 and 237
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