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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

TBPS lays out framework for reinvestigating nine sudden death cases

TBPS lays out framework for reinvestigating nine sudden death cases

Thunder Bay Police Service chief, Sylvie Hauth, provided a six-month progress report on the 44 OIPRD recommendations, including the framework for the reinvestigation of nine sudden death cases involving Indigenous people
Fight continues to keep hearing related to DeBungee investigation open to public

Fight continues to keep hearing related to DeBungee investigation open to public

The home community of Stacy DeBungee and the CBC are appealing a decision that would have kept a hearing related to disciplinary actions against three officers in-camera.
New children’s book details Italian immigrant experience <b>(2 photos)</b>

New children’s book details Italian immigrant experience (2 photos)

Tarantella to Thunder Bay tells a story about the Italian immigrant experience but the author and illustrator say it speaks to all immigrant experiences.
Committee moving forward on bid to host 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Committee moving forward on bid to host 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Part of the campaign to bring the national women’s curling event to the city includes a website to gauge the interest from the public regarding tickets, volunteering, and sponsorship
City Hall joins Wake the Giant movement

City Hall joins Wake the Giant movement

Two large Wake the Giant decals are on display at Thunder Bay City Hall to indicate it is a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for Indigenous youth.
Parading with pride <b>(21 photos)</b>

Parading with pride (21 photos)

The annual Pride Parade draws in hundreds of people to celebrate inclusion and diversity
Muslim students celebrate Eid al-Fitr <b>(5 photos)</b>

Muslim students celebrate Eid al-Fitr (5 photos)

The Lakehead Public School Board hosted a feast for Muslim students who are celebrating Eid to mark the end of the month-long fast during Ramadan.
David Bruno seeks Liberal nomination in Thunder Bay-Rainy River

David Bruno seeks Liberal nomination in Thunder Bay-Rainy River

Bruno is the fourth candidate to officially announce intentions to seek the Liberal Party nomination in the riding
New school to be named after Queen of the Hurricanes

New school to be named after Queen of the Hurricanes

The Lakehead School Board voted in favour of naming its new public school École Elsie MacGill and not École Northern Lights
Committee no longer recommending Northern Lights for new public school name

Committee no longer recommending Northern Lights for new public school name

The Lakehead Public School Board trustees will vote on a recommendation to name the new school École Elsie MacGill Public School and not École Northern Lights Public School.