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Gary Rinne

Gary Rinne

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Gary started part-time at Tbnewswatch in 2016 after retiring from the CBC where he worked as news producer. Prior to the CBC he spent more than 30 years in radio and television news at Dougall Media. He enjoys researching and writing stories on just about any subject. Gary likes travelling and spending time at camp.

Recent Work by Gary

Thunder Bay man loses bid for return of exotic animals

Thunder Bay man loses bid for return of exotic animals

The Animal Care Review Board ruled the applicant missed the filing deadline
Board chair says process was followed in naming new school

Board chair says process was followed in naming new school

Lakehead board chose 'Northern Lights' which is already used by a local school
New Thunder Bay public school poised to get the same name as another school

New Thunder Bay public school poised to get the same name as another school

The independent Northern Lights School already operates in the city and its board chair objects to the use of a similar name by the public school board.
Some contaminated soil at new art gallery site requires remediation

Some contaminated soil at new art gallery site requires remediation

Gallery's executive-director says the environmental assessment doesn't worry her at this stage of the $33-million project.
Amazing Race Canada shooting in Thunder Bay <b>(9 photos)</b>

Amazing Race Canada shooting in Thunder Bay (9 photos)

City tourism dep't worked with the producers to bring them here
Lake Superior's rise increases risk of shoreline erosion

Lake Superior's rise increases risk of shoreline erosion

High water combined with strong winds could lead to coastal damages.
Thunder Bay named a designated risk area for Lyme disease (2 photos)

Thunder Bay named a designated risk area for Lyme disease (2 photos)

The designation requires doctors to report cases to the TB District Health Unit.
LU prof takes aim at 'forced speech' by Law Society of Ontario

LU prof takes aim at 'forced speech' by Law Society of Ontario

Ryan Alford was part of a slate of candidates elected as Law Society benchers.
Former chair of Waterfront Development Committee regrets its dissolution

Former chair of Waterfront Development Committee regrets its dissolution

Iain Angus says committee's demise leaves waterfront with no 'internal lobbyist'
Bear Clan Patrol cancels plan to reactivate in Thunder Bay

Bear Clan Patrol cancels plan to reactivate in Thunder Bay

Formation of the new Sleeping Giant Patrol left 'no need' for Bear Clan Patrol.