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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

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers <b>(3 Photos)</b>

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers (3 Photos)

Truckers in Thunder Bay say new complications related to COVID-19 are making a difficult job even more stressful
Construction continues despite COVID-19 restrictions

Construction continues despite COVID-19 restrictions

Lobby group for workers says claims for COVID-19 compensation will be problematic.
Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers

Truckers in Thunder Bay say new complications related to COVID-19 are making a difficult job even more stressful
Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers <b>(3 Photos)</b>

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers (3 Photos)

Truckers in Thunder Bay say new complications related to COVID-19 are making a difficult job even more stressful
UPDATED: Tests for COVID-19 ramp up in Thunder Bay

UPDATED: Tests for COVID-19 ramp up in Thunder Bay

Some random surveillance testing for COVID-19 will be done this week
Social Services Board denies evicting tenants during COVID-19 crisis

Social Services Board denies evicting tenants during COVID-19 crisis

The province has banned evictions for non-payment of rent.
Law Society serves notice of conduct hearing for Alexander Zaitzeff

Law Society serves notice of conduct hearing for Alexander Zaitzeff

The Thunder Bay lawyer was sentenced to 15 months probation in April 2018.
Golf season delayed  by COVID-19 closures

Golf season delayed by COVID-19 closures

Thunder Bay golf courses will be maintained until they are allowed to open.
Arbitrator upholds firing of Lakehead school janitor after flooding incident

Arbitrator upholds firing of Lakehead school janitor after flooding incident

Custodian was fired after an incident with potentially 'tragic consequences'
Mass of sanitary wipes plugs Thunder Bay sewer

Mass of sanitary wipes plugs Thunder Bay sewer

Toilet paper is the only tissue suitable for flushing down the toilet