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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

Northern libraries launch advocacy campaign following budget cuts

Northern libraries launch advocacy campaign following budget cuts

Northern Ontario libraries have launched an advocacy campaign and website to share the importance of Ontario Library Services – North after the provincial government cut its budget by 50 per cent
Group helping people with diabetes make healthy lifestyle choices

Group helping people with diabetes make healthy lifestyle choices

Do or Diabetes is helping people living with diabetes make healthy lifestyle choices through peer support, cooking classes, and walking groups
Rescue says this is ‘the worst year’ for abandoned cats <b>(6 photos)</b>

Rescue says this is ‘the worst year’ for abandoned cats (6 photos)

Caring Hearts Cat Rescue held an adoption fair as part of National Adoption Weekend during what it calls the worst year for abandoned cats
Hammarskjold students welcome a return to normalcy

Hammarskjold students welcome a return to normalcy

Some students continue to struggle on an individual basis following ongoing threats directed at Hammarskjold High School but most welcome a return to not only a normal school, but a stronger one
ThunderCon announces actor Tony Amendola as special guest

ThunderCon announces actor Tony Amendola as special guest

Tony Amendola has more than 125 film, television, and video game credits to his name in the genres of horror, sci-fi, and fantasy
Study to look at women’s experiences reporting sexual assault to police

Study to look at women’s experiences reporting sexual assault to police

Researchers with Lakehead University are conducting interviews with women who have reported incidents of sexual assault to police which were then deemed unfounded
City to host first tech and gaming event

City to host first tech and gaming event

The two day event will include eSports tournaments featuring the games Fortnite, FIFA, and NHL and interactive displays relating to coding, virtual reality, and robotics
Project Disruption seizes millions in cash and drugs in just six months <b>(11 photos)</b>

Project Disruption seizes millions in cash and drugs in just six months (11 photos)

A joint operation between the Thunder Bay Police Service, OPP, Nishnawbe Aski Police Service, and Anishinabek Police Service seized $1.5 million in drugs, $755,000 in cash, and 13 firearms in the last six months.
New Thunder Bay cannabis lounge invites customers to light up

New Thunder Bay cannabis lounge invites customers to light up

The Trixxx Lounge in Westfort is offering a large outdoor patio for people to smoke cannabis products
New cannabis lounge invites customers to light up <b>(3 photos)</b>

New cannabis lounge invites customers to light up (3 photos)

The Trixxx Lounge in Westfort is offering a large outdoor patio for people to smoke cannabis products