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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

Recent Work by Doug

Iranian student reflects on Ukraine flight disaster

Iranian student reflects on Ukraine flight disaster

Masoud Manzouri, president of the Lakehead University Student Union, was in Iran when Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down and he calls it one of the saddest moments of his life
Health Unit monitoring Coronavirus situation

Health Unit monitoring Coronavirus situation

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit says it is a rapidly evolving situation but is prepared if any suspected cases arrived in Canada or the city
City delegation lobbies province on crime, health, jobs at ROMA conference

City delegation lobbies province on crime, health, jobs at ROMA conference

A delegation from the city returned from the Rural Ontario Municipal Association Conference where many similar issues were once again at the top of the agenda
Police provide one year update on OIPRD recommendations

Police provide one year update on OIPRD recommendations

The Thunder Bay Police Services Board received a progress update on the 44 recommendations handed down by the OIPRD late last year
Fire Marshal investigating fatal Machar Avenue fire

Fire Marshal investigating fatal Machar Avenue fire

The investigation into the cause of a fire that claimed the life of one man and sent one woman to hospital is ongoing by the Office of the Fire Marshal
Water main break closes northbound lanes on Edward Street

Water main break closes northbound lanes on Edward Street

The break occurred early Monday morning and crews expect to have repairs complete by the end of the day.
Museum welcomes new executive director

Museum welcomes new executive director

Scott Bradley is taking on the position from Dayton, Ohio, taking over for Tory Tronrud who served several decades in the role
College looking through a new lens to fight racism

College looking through a new lens to fight racism

Confederation College has developed and implemented the Diversity, Equity, and Indigenous Lens to ensure policies and programs include an Indigenous perspective.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Breast cancer imaging device designed in Thunder Bay receives $448K grant for clinical trials

ONTARIO: Breast cancer imaging device designed in Thunder Bay receives $448K grant for clinical trials

Clinical trials are expected to take a year
Teens charged with first-degree murder

Teens charged with first-degree murder

Cody Shaganash-Echum, 19, and a 14-year-old male are now charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of 18-year-old Austin Robinson.