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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

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ddiaczuk@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Doug

Calico Coffeehouse waiting to learn extent of damage following Finnish Labour Temple fire

Calico Coffeehouse waiting to learn extent of damage following Finnish Labour Temple fire

The local coffeehouse in the building next to the Finnish Labour Temple sustained some water damage and more inspections are planned for next week to look into any possible structural damage.
Thunder Bay Police Services Board appoints integrity commissioner

Thunder Bay Police Services Board appoints integrity commissioner

The role of an integrity commissioner is to assist local boards and governments on issues such as ethics, conflicts of interest, codes of conduct, and transparency.
Police service lacks resources to meet the needs of the community says Hauth

Police service lacks resources to meet the needs of the community says Hauth

The volume of calls for service continues to climb each year and chief Sylvie Hauth says criminal activity relating to drug trafficking in the city is stretching the Thunder Bay Police Service to the limit.
TBPS launches public education campaign for proposed $56 million police headquarters

TBPS launches public education campaign for proposed $56 million police headquarters

Thunder Bay Police Service chief Sylvie Hauth said the existing headquarters on Balmoral Street is at capacity and there are risks and liabilities to staff because of space and infrastructure limitations.
Thunder Bay Police offering new reconciliation training to members

Thunder Bay Police offering new reconciliation training to members

The first session of the Gawendum Gakina Awaya Reconciliation Training wrapped up this week and all sworn and civilian members of the Thunder Bay Police Service will be required to complete it.
Seven Youth Inquest five-year report card shows more progress being made on jury recommendations

Seven Youth Inquest five-year report card shows more progress being made on jury recommendations

The overall grade on the implementation of 145 jury recommendations from the Seven Youth Inquest rose from a B+ to an A- in 2021.
More Omicron variant cases likely to be detected in district

More Omicron variant cases likely to be detected in district

There have been five confirmed cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant detected in the Thunder Bay District and the medical officer of health says more are likely, largely resulting from travel outside of the region.
Heath unit advising against non-essential travel to Minnesota

Heath unit advising against non-essential travel to Minnesota

Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan have some of the highest rates of new COVID-19 cases in the United States.
Ontario expands eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots

Ontario expands eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots

Individuals over the age of 50 can book a COVID-19 booster shot starting on Monday Dec. 13.
COVID-19 booster shots now being offered in FWFN

COVID-19 booster shots now being offered in FWFN

Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins said the community saw 100 per cent of members get the first two COVID-19 shots and he expects a similar uptake for the third dose.
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