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Doug Diaczuk

Doug Diaczuk

Doug Diaczuk is a reporter and award-winning author from Thunder Bay. He has a master’s degree in English from Lakehead University and has been working as a freelance and full-time reporter for more than seven years. His work has been published in Geist, SubTerrain, and Quill and Quire Magazine. Doug has been a member of the Tbnewswatch team since 2016 and covers stories relating to arts and entertainment, community events, health care, and court.

Twitter: @DougDiaczuk

Recent Work by Doug

Health Unit bracing for ‘uncomfortable times’

Health Unit bracing for ‘uncomfortable times’

The proposed reduction of public health units in the province from 35 to 10 and reduced funding has Thunder Bay District Health Unit officials worried.
Big Brothers and Sisters giving kids confidence <b>(4 photos)</b>

Big Brothers and Sisters giving kids confidence (4 photos)

The 106 year old organization has launched a new logo and brand as part of Big Brothers Big Sisters Month
Smell of gas in Westfort results in brief evacuations

Smell of gas in Westfort results in brief evacuations

A computer malfunction in the boiler room of the craft mill at Resolute Forest products resulted in the release of gases and the evacuation of several schools and buildings in the Westfort area.
TBPS 2020 capital budget submissions rise to $1.4 million

TBPS 2020 capital budget submissions rise to $1.4 million

Several capital projects for 2020, including vehicle procurement, next generation 911 service, and body-worn cameras push the Thunder Bay Police Service capital budget submission to $1.4 million.
LUSU hopeful students chose to opt-in to pay fees

LUSU hopeful students chose to opt-in to pay fees

The Student Choice Initiative developed by Ontario Government gives students a choice to opt-in or opt-out of paying ancillary fees, but Lakehead University Student Union officials say it could result in a loss of services and programs if not enough students agree to pay the fees
Terry Fox Run continues to inspire hope <b>(5 photos)</b>

Terry Fox Run continues to inspire hope (5 photos)

The 39th Annual Terry Fox Run continues to raise millions around the world for cancer research in honour of the man and his Marathon of Hope
Cadets honour veterans of the Battle of Britain <b>(8 photos)</b>

Cadets honour veterans of the Battle of Britain (8 photos)

A ceremony was held at the Thunder Bay International Airport to remember the sacrifices during the Battle of Britain and the contributions made by the region
An Amazing Race and an important lesson

An Amazing Race and an important lesson

Students at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School participated in an Amazing Race style challenge as part of Wake the Giant orientation and learned about important organizations and services in the city.
Ceremony remembering vulnerable members of the community

Ceremony remembering vulnerable members of the community

Thunder Bay Shelter House and Hospice Northwest hosted a ceremony to honour the memory of people who have passed away this past year.
Nurses from first Oshki-Wenjack program receive pins <b>(5 photos)</b>

Nurses from first Oshki-Wenjack program receive pins (5 photos)

A pinning ceremony was held for the first graduating class for the practical nursing program at the Oshki-Wenjack Education Institute.