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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

Green bin plan approved

Green bin plan approved

A plan to implement curbside collection of organic waste by 2025 has been approved by Thunder Bay’s city council.
City reports minimal environmental impact from draining of Boulevard Lake

City reports minimal environmental impact from draining of Boulevard Lake

An environmental assessment revealed no dead fish or significant habitat damage after Boulevard Lake was drained in a suspected act of mischief.
Pay band adjustment will cost city $1.8 million a year

Pay band adjustment will cost city $1.8 million a year

A controversial pay band adjustment for senior staff will cost the City of Thunder Bay $1.8 million a year, much higher than figures discussed publicly by city council.
Increase approved over protests

Increase approved over protests

Thunder Bay’s city council approved a controversial pay band realignment for senior staff on an 8-4 vote.
Mischief suspected in draining of Boulevard Lake

Mischief suspected in draining of Boulevard Lake

It will take at least three weeks for Boulevard Lake to refill after what appears to be a potential act of mischief.
Leaders looking outward for new police chief

Leaders looking outward for new police chief

Local leaders say an external hire for chief could help reorient the Thunder Bay Police Service, echoing earlier public feedback.
<b>Following Up:</b> Legal aid clinics call on city for more tenant protections

Following Up: Legal aid clinics call on city for more tenant protections

The City of Thunder Bay’s proposed minimum heat bylaw will improve tenant protections, but not enough, say local legal clinics.
Workers to picket city hall over management pay

Workers to picket city hall over management pay

Unions representing around a thousand city workers are objecting to significant raises proposed for senior staff.
Delays will push indoor turf decision past election, leaders acknowledge

Delays will push indoor turf decision past election, leaders acknowledge

It’s become clear a final decision on a proposed indoor turf sports facility won’t happen until the next term of council, city leaders say.
Thunder Bay Transit cancelling runs amid unprecedented driver shortages

Thunder Bay Transit cancelling runs amid unprecedented driver shortages

A significant shortage of drivers is forcing Thunder Bay Transit to regularly cancel bus runs, an issue expected to last through the summer.
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