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Ian Kaufman

Ian Kaufman

Ian Kaufman is a multimedia reporter covering city hall and other Thunder Bay news. A native of Oshawa, Ontario, Ian moved north to study at Lakehead and never looked back. He is particularly passionate about issues of government, social justice, and the environment.

Twitter: @IanKTbay

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ikaufman@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Ian

Soccer Northwest Ontario proposal shakes up indoor turf debate

Soccer Northwest Ontario proposal shakes up indoor turf debate

Soccer Northwest Ontario will pitch a vision for a cheaper indoor turf facility adjacent to the Community Auditorium to Thunder Bay’s new city council.
Funding means care bus, street outreach van will run this winter

Funding means care bus, street outreach van will run this winter

Nearly $500,000 in new funding will rescue winter supports for the homeless, but frontline agencies say the scramble for dollars shows the province needs to step up
Boshcoff 'optimistic' after meeting with Rickford

Boshcoff 'optimistic' after meeting with Rickford

New Thunder Bay mayor focused on economic development in one of his first sit-downs with senior government officials, as he met with Northern Development Minister Greg Rickford.
Boshcoff outlines priorities after first week in office

Boshcoff outlines priorities after first week in office

Newly minted Thunder Bay mayor Ken Boshcoff says he's focused on issues including attracting mining investment, minimizing tax hikes, and seeing the city play a lead role on issues like homelessness and addiction.
Kids medication supply could take months to return to normal: Pharmacist

Kids medication supply could take months to return to normal: Pharmacist

Emergency shipments of children's pain and fever medicine imported by the federal government should hit store shelves in the coming weeks, but supplies could remain limited for months, says a local pharmacy.
Pharmacy reports spike in flu shot demand

Pharmacy reports spike in flu shot demand

A local pharmacy is reporting soaring demand for the flu shot, which health authorities call especially crucial this year.
Flag-raising heralds city’s growing relationship with Métis

Flag-raising heralds city’s growing relationship with Métis

A flag-raising at city hall for Louis Riel Day marked the City of Thunder Bay's growing relationship with the Métis community, which will soon be formalized in an agreement with the the Métis Nation of Ontario.
New city council prepares to take the reins

New city council prepares to take the reins

Thunder Bay's newly-elected city council, including five newcomers, has kicked off a series of orientation sessions ahead of its first votes later this month.
CUPE education workers file another strike notice

CUPE education workers file another strike notice

Education workers could be back on the picket line as soon as Monday, with CUPE still looking for guaranteed higher staffing levels for custodians, educational assistants, and other workers.
City shrinks projected 2022 deficit to $4 million

City shrinks projected 2022 deficit to $4 million

The City of Thunder Bay anticipates running a $3.9 million deficit in 2022, driven by rising costs and overruns in policing and roads.
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