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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

Council in Brief: Jan. 17

Council in Brief: Jan. 17

Thunder Bay's city council supports tiny homes initiative, appoints inaugural community safety and well-being committee.
City grants in-principle support to Matawa tiny homes project

City grants in-principle support to Matawa tiny homes project

Resolution doesn't tie city to fund six-home project, but councillors express support.
Thunder Bay Police Service 'on brink of collapse' over leadership issues, says Morriseau

Thunder Bay Police Service 'on brink of collapse' over leadership issues, says Morriseau

Former chair of Thunder Bay Police Services Board outlines serious concerns with service in open letter.
City hears feedback on proposed 2022 budget

City hears feedback on proposed 2022 budget

Thunder Bay's city council hears calls to constrain taxes, reject ask for new police headquarters.
In election year, pandemic puts city council agenda in doubt

In election year, pandemic puts city council agenda in doubt

Progress on city council items will be delayed due to pandemic, likely pushing some beyond current term.
Community Auditorium would shoulder more costs under new arrangement

Community Auditorium would shoulder more costs under new arrangement

Performing arts centre expected to pay administrative, capital costs in new deal with city, but could see expanded funding opportunities.
COVID-19 outbreaks at local LTC homes grow, but symptoms remain mild

COVID-19 outbreaks at local LTC homes grow, but symptoms remain mild

Outcomes have so far been mild with 26 infected at two Southbridge LTC homes in Thunder Bay.
Future of home childcare program uncertain as city ends involvement

Future of home childcare program uncertain as city ends involvement

City of Thunder Bay says it struggled to find enough licensed home childcare providers for the program, faced funding reduction.
Local tree production proposal revived

Local tree production proposal revived

City of Thunder Bay will take closer look at interest from private sector in Northwestern Ontario in supplying its tree needs.
City moving to "arms-length" relationship with Community Auditorium

City moving to "arms-length" relationship with Community Auditorium

City council votes unanimously to transition to arms-length model, with continued financial support from municipality.
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