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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.

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gary.rinne@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Gary

Lakehead University students worry about safety after 'potential mugging'

Lakehead University students worry about safety after 'potential mugging'

Lakehead University is exploring other class delivery options after students were accosted at night at a High Street bus stop.
Community members rally for the family of Kaitlin Restall

Community members rally for the family of Kaitlin Restall

The Thunder Bay woman's family is grateful to those who stepped forward to search for her, and for the donations to a GoFundMe campaign
Social services board reviews security at social housing sites

Social services board reviews security at social housing sites

A longtime tenant at Andras Court calls for measures to stop non-residents from getting unauthorized access.
Police seek security camera video in Andras Court homicide case

Police seek security camera video in Andras Court homicide case

Police are appealing for information and footage from the public as they investigate the death of an Ajax man from stab wounds on Saturday.
Court of Appeal upholds $4.4 million award to Tbaytel

Court of Appeal upholds $4.4 million award to Tbaytel

Superior Court and the Court of Appeal both upheld an arbitrator's decision in a case involving Tbaytel.
Thunder Bay's Indigenous population grew by 12% since 2016

Thunder Bay's Indigenous population grew by 12% since 2016

About 14% of Thunder Bay area residents are First Nation or Métis people, according to new data released by Statistics Canada.
Bill 7 fills an urgent need, Thunder Bay hospital CEO says

Bill 7 fills an urgent need, Thunder Bay hospital CEO says

The bill allows patients to be transferred to other facilities, or pay a $400 daily fee.
Chilean man who lived in Thunder Bay denied residency in Canada

Chilean man who lived in Thunder Bay denied residency in Canada

A Chilean man who spent over a year in Thunder Bay has failed in his bid for permanent residency, with Canada's Immigration Appeal Division citing the best interests of his children.
Thunder Bay should be a separate federal riding, Fort Frances council says

Thunder Bay should be a separate federal riding, Fort Frances council says

Council resolution says this would improve representation for rural areas
Northern Ontario MPs sign joint letter of concern over riding redistribution

Northern Ontario MPs sign joint letter of concern over riding redistribution

MP Patty Hajdu says the large size of some ridings contemplated by a federal electoral boundaries commission will present major challenges.
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