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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

TTC examines expediting an order for more streetcars

TTC examines expediting an order for more streetcars

A TTC commissioner advised against waiting until the end of the year
Thunder Bay public libraries to close for two hours Wednesday

Thunder Bay public libraries to close for two hours Wednesday

Council budget chair Mark Bentz questions the wisdom of the shutdown.
Chief Librarian and CUPE speak out against library cuts

Chief Librarian and CUPE speak out against library cuts

'Bad things happen when libraries are closed,' John Pateman warns.
New owner of Sunday Lake palladium claim resumes drilling <b>(4 Photos)</b>

New owner of Sunday Lake palladium claim resumes drilling (4 Photos)

Impala Platinum Holdings is drilling on private land 30 kilometres north of Thunder Bay.
Consultations start for community safety plan

Consultations start for community safety plan

Thunder Bay's plan must be developed by the end of the year
MP Marcus Powlowski gets an earful over military-style assault rifles

MP Marcus Powlowski gets an earful over military-style assault rifles

Powlowski says he's just doing his job passing on voters' concerns
Unifor lobbies Toronto city council for early order for streetcars

Unifor lobbies Toronto city council for early order for streetcars

Local 1075 President Dominic Pasqualino made a deputation in the provincial capital on Tuesday.
Some 'quite severe' influenza cases at Thunder Bay hospital (2 Photos)

Some 'quite severe' influenza cases at Thunder Bay hospital (2 Photos)

Several flu strains are now circulating in the community
Lake Superior ice formation lags well behind normal (2 Photos)

Lake Superior ice formation lags well behind normal (2 Photos)

Maximum ice cover this winter is expected to be below average
Bus driver shortage leaves 117 students scrambling for ride to school

Bus driver shortage leaves 117 students scrambling for ride to school

'It's a very bad day,' First Student Canada manager says.