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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

World Suicide Prevention Day raising awareness for mental health supports

World Suicide Prevention Day raising awareness for mental health supports

Several events were held in the city, including the relaunching of the BeSafe app and a Choose Life Awareness Walk hosted by Nishnawbe Aski Nation.
Former OPG stack comes crashing down (17 photos)

Former OPG stack comes crashing down (17 photos)

A controlled demolition of the 200-metre structure Thursday morning went 100 per cent as planned.
<updated>Video: </updated>Former OPG stack comes crashing down in Thunder Bay

Video: Former OPG stack comes crashing down in Thunder Bay

A controlled demolition of the 200-metre structure Thursday morning went 100 per cent as planned.
SIU clears Dryden Police officer after man suffered broken elbow while in custody

SIU clears Dryden Police officer after man suffered broken elbow while in custody

The Special Investigations Unit said the officer acted lawfully when struggling with a man in custody who posed a risk to himself.
Former OPG stack comes crashing down

Former OPG stack comes crashing down

A controlled demolition of the 200-metre structure Thursday morning went 100 per cent as planned.
Former OPG stack comes crashing down (17 photos)

Former OPG stack comes crashing down (17 photos)

A controlled demolition of the 200-metre structure Thursday morning went 100 per cent as planned.
Students return to campus at Confederation College

Students return to campus at Confederation College

New COVID-19 protocols are in place, including a vaccine passport and screening at all college entrances.
Hospital welcomes first Indigenous care coordinator

Hospital welcomes first Indigenous care coordinator

The Indigenous care coordinator will help members from Grand Council Treaty No. 3 navigate the health care system at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and transition back to their home communities following treatment.
Vaccine passport will help increase immunization rates says DeMille

Vaccine passport will help increase immunization rates says DeMille

The provincial vaccine passport is welcome news for local public health officials, who warn that the district is unlikely to escape a surge in cases during the fourth wave fueled by the delta variant.
Dennis Franklin Cromarty students thrilled to be back in class as 'one big family'

Dennis Franklin Cromarty students thrilled to be back in class as 'one big family'

After learning online for more than a year, students returned to the classroom at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School, though boarding house shortages are presenting some challenges in bringing more students back.