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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

New exhibit shares personal stories of Sixties Scoop survivors <b>(8 photos)</b>

New exhibit shares personal stories of Sixties Scoop survivors (8 photos)

Bi-Giwen: Coming Home – Truth telling from the Sixties Scoop Exhibit at Lakehead University is open to the public all week.
Celebrating the triumph of light over darkness

Celebrating the triumph of light over darkness

The Annual Diwali Festival brought hundreds of people out to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness.
Sacrifices from conflicts old and recent remembered <b>(18 Photos)</b>

Sacrifices from conflicts old and recent remembered (18 Photos)

Hundreds of people gathered for the annual Remembrance Day Service at Fort William Gardens to honour veterans of wars long ago and conflicts still in recent memory.
State of emergency declared in Bearskin Lake due to flooding <b>(4 Photos)</b>

State of emergency declared in Bearskin Lake due to flooding (4 Photos)

An ice jam along the Severn River has resulted several roads being washed out and isolating some members of the community
James Street Swing Bridge once again connecting communities <b>(6 Photos)</b>

James Street Swing Bridge once again connecting communities (6 Photos)

Fort William First Nation and the city of Thunder Bay celebrate the reopening of the James Street Swing Bridge after being closed for six years
Addressing opioids in the workplace

Addressing opioids in the workplace

A panel discussion was held at the Workplace Safety and Prevention conference on opioid use in the workplace and what employers can do to reduce the risks.
Celebrating 50 years as one city

Celebrating 50 years as one city

The city has unveiled its plans to celebrate 50 years of amalgamation
Garnet Loon pleads guilty to manslaughter for 2017 death of Robert Gray

Garnet Loon pleads guilty to manslaughter for 2017 death of Robert Gray

Loon was first charged with second-degree murder in connection to the deaths of Gray and Kory Lee Campbell.
City moves forward on new user fees for sports fields

City moves forward on new user fees for sports fields

The increase in fees would apply to youth rep-league teams and cost between $300 and $550 per team.
Rainbow crosswalks receive unanimous support from city council

Rainbow crosswalks receive unanimous support from city council

Thunder Bay city council voted unanimously in favour of allocating $28,000 in the upcoming budget for rainbow crosswalks to be added to two intersections