Skip to content
-5.6 °Cforecast >
Clear

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 Unit nurses remain on the picket lines

Health Unit nurses remain on the picket lines

Public health nurses at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit walked off the job on Tuesday.
Availability of legal pot limited by rules against physical storefronts

Availability of legal pot limited by rules against physical storefronts

Wednesday marked the first day of cannabis legalization in Canada.
Power workers fighting for future of generating station

Power workers fighting for future of generating station

Union officials believe power plant could be key to developing biomass hub in Northwestern Ontario.
Designated truck route to be decided by next council

Designated truck route to be decided by next council

Proposed truck route bylaw pushed to January 2019.
Wolves blanked by Lancers

Wolves blanked by Lancers

Lakehead drops first game on Fort William Gardens ice in 2018-2019.
Cummings to stand trial for manslaughter

Cummings to stand trial for manslaughter

Mannie Spence, 35, was found dead in Court Street compound in September 2016.
Mayoral contestants square off in public forum <b>(2 photos)</b>

Mayoral contestants square off in public forum (2 photos)

Eight of the 11 candidates vying for the mayor's chair sounded off on city issues.
Ward candidates present ideas to electorate

Ward candidates present ideas to electorate

Most of the candidates running in city's seven wards participated in public forum.
Boily allegedly driving stolen vehicle at time of arrest

Boily allegedly driving stolen vehicle at time of arrest

Follow-up investigation has resulted in charge of possession of stolen property over $5,000 added to dangerous driving, assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and weapons charges.
Voters meet candidates in crowded at-large race

Voters meet candidates in crowded at-large race

Twenty-two of the candidates vying for five at-large positions on Thunder Bay city council go through meet-and-greet forum with members of the electorate.