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Matt Vis

Matt Vis

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Matt is honoured to tell the stories of his hometown. Matt joined TBNewswatch.com in 2013 and is an experienced political reporter covering issues that have local, regional, provincial and national impacts. Matt also has an extensive background covering the criminal justice system and local sports scene.

Twitter: @MattVis

Recent Work by Matt

Health centre, union engage in 'productive' discussions

Health centre, union engage in 'productive' discussions

Two sides spent three hours meeting behind closed doors, with talks extending beyond just picket line protocol.
Clinic operations disrupted for third day

Clinic operations disrupted for third day

Both sides to return to court for injunction hearing.
Port Arthur Health centre remains closed as strike continues <b>(3 photos)</b>

Port Arthur Health centre remains closed as strike continues (3 photos)

The fence around the main entrance to the north side clinic remained standing, despite interim injunction issued the previous day.
Court issues interim injunction to restore order to health centre strike <b>(2 photos)</b>

Court issues interim injunction to restore order to health centre strike (2 photos)

Strikers have to remove fencing and barricades, not obstruct access to health centre and not picket on clinic property.
<b>Update:</b> Rally shuts down Port Arthur Health Centre <b>(4 photos)</b>

Update: Rally shuts down Port Arthur Health Centre (4 photos)

Early morning rally blocked entrances to clinic.
Union planning on disrupting service at Port Arthur Health Centre

Union planning on disrupting service at Port Arthur Health Centre

Unifor has warned clinic management to cancel all patient appointments for Wednesday.
Quartet of Border Cats to play in Showcase game

Quartet of Border Cats to play in Showcase game

Outfielders Cam Pearcey and Brandon Trammell, along with third baseman Billy Cook and pitcher Omar Maldonado picked for Major League Dreams Showcase.
Aluminum tariffs could drive up costs for brewers

Aluminum tariffs could drive up costs for brewers

The 10 per cent tariff on American-made aluminum beer cans came into effect last month.
Motorcycle ministry rides for Teen Challenge

Motorcycle ministry rides for Teen Challenge

The event raised more than its original $5,000 goal before the ride started.
Alpine U14 provincial championships coming to Thunder Bay next year

Alpine U14 provincial championships coming to Thunder Bay next year

Competition expected to bring 200 skiers from across the province to Thunder Bay in March 2019.