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Doug Diaczuk

Doug Diaczuk

Doug Diaczuk is a reporter and award-winning author from Thunder Bay. He has a master’s degree in English from Lakehead University and has been working as a freelance and full-time reporter for more than seven years. His work has been published in Geist, SubTerrain, and Quill and Quire Magazine. Doug has been a member of the Tbnewswatch team since 2016 and covers stories relating to arts and entertainment, community events, health care, and court.

Twitter: @DougDiaczuk

Email
ddiaczuk@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Doug

Police chief, board chair address charges against former members

Police chief, board chair address charges against former members

Thunder Bay Police Service chief Darcy Fleury and police services board chair Karen Machado held a joint media conference on Monday to address recent charges against former members of the service, including chief Sylvie Hauth.
Preliminary hearing opens for brothers accused of murder

Preliminary hearing opens for brothers accused of murder

Harley Loon and Travis Loon were charged with first-degree murder in connection to the 2022 death of 37-year-old Rusty James Russow
Historic sexual abuse settlement ‘serves as precedent,’ says judge

Historic sexual abuse settlement ‘serves as precedent,’ says judge

The reasons for approving the $13 million settlement in the Ralph Rowe class action lawsuit involving historic sexual abuse against dozens of Indigenous youth have been released.
Second accused in death of Jordan Lapointe pleads guilty to murder

Second accused in death of Jordan Lapointe pleads guilty to murder

Derek Turner pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection to the 2021 death of 33-year-old Jordan Lapointe
Police seeing success with artificial intelligence video software

Police seeing success with artificial intelligence video software

Since December, the Thunder Bay Police Service has used the video analytic software BriefCam for three sudden death investigations.
Thunder Bay Police to hire second deputy chief

Thunder Bay Police to hire second deputy chief

The second deputy chief, as recommended by former senator Murray Sinclair’s report into the Thunder Bay Police Services Board, will focus primarily on administrative and human resource tasks
Administrator attends final police services board meeting

Administrator attends final police services board meeting

Malcolm Mercer, who was appointed administrator of the Thunder Bay Police Services Board by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission, attended his final meeting on Tuesday after serving nearly two years in the role.
Skid Row bringing The Gang’s All Here Tour to Auditorium

Skid Row bringing The Gang’s All Here Tour to Auditorium

Classic heavy metal bands Skid Row and Buckcherry will be performing at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium on March 20 as part of The Gang’s All Here tour.
Courtroom evacuated following Jonathan Massicotte guilty verdict

Courtroom evacuated following Jonathan Massicotte guilty verdict

Jonathan Massicotte, who had just been convicted of second-degree murder in connection to the 2014 death of William Wapoose, had to be physically restrained inside the courtroom.
Preliminary hearing underway for man charged in 2022 homicide

Preliminary hearing underway for man charged in 2022 homicide

Justin Coaster was arrested following a standoff at a northside residence in August 2022. He was charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Charlie Finlayson.
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