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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

MMIWG walk bringing community together in healing <b>(9 photos)</b>

MMIWG walk bringing community together in healing (9 photos)

The walk has been held every year for the past 13 years around Valentine’s Day to honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Hajdu says Coronavirus risk to Canadians remains low

Hajdu says Coronavirus risk to Canadians remains low

Minister of Health, Patty Hajdu, says the Canadian government continues to monitor the situation and is assisting the World Health Organization in investigating the virus.
Final three options presented for future of Victoriaville Mall <b>(7 photos)</b>

Final three options presented for future of Victoriaville Mall (7 photos)

A public open house was held for the Reimagine Victoriaville Project where three options were presented including keeping the structure, demolishing it, or repurposing the space.
ONWA receives $678K investment for upgrades to building

ONWA receives $678K investment for upgrades to building

The Ontario government announced $678,000 in funding to the Ontario Native Women’s Association to install an elevator, making the facility fully accessible.
Provincial bus service expands west to Thunder Bay

Provincial bus service expands west to Thunder Bay

Ontario Northland Transportation Commission will be running six day per week return service to Thunder Bay this April.
First Nation Housing Conference focusing on community-led solutions

First Nation Housing Conference focusing on community-led solutions

The annual First Nation Housing Conference is taking place in Thunder Bay from Feb. 11 to 13 and will look at First Nation led initiatives to address housing issues like overcrowding.
First Nation Housing Conference focusing on community led solutions

First Nation Housing Conference focusing on community led solutions

The annual First Nation Housing Conference is taking place in Thunder Bay from Feb. 11 to 13 and will look at First Nation led initiatives to address housing issues like overcrowding.
‘We were at the finish line’ say teachers following breakdown in talks with province

‘We were at the finish line’ say teachers following breakdown in talks with province

Elementary school teachers with the Lakehead Public School Board took to the picket line after talks with the provincial government broke down late last week
Law Enforcement Torch Run Donates $44k to Special Olympics

Law Enforcement Torch Run Donates $44k to Special Olympics

The Law Enforcement Torch Run donated $44,250 to the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games to be held in Thunder Bay later this month
Community organizations benefit from $35,000 gender equality grant

Community organizations benefit from $35,000 gender equality grant

Roots to Harvest, Beendigen, and the Elizabeth Fry Society of Northwestern Ontario are benefiting from a $35,000 grant from the Thunder Bay Community Foundation as part of a Pilot Fund for Gender Equality in Canada.