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Gary Rinne

Gary Rinne

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Gary started part-time at Tbnewswatch in 2016 after retiring from the CBC where he worked as news producer. Prior to the CBC he spent more than 30 years in radio and television news at Dougall Media. He enjoys researching and writing stories on just about any subject. Gary likes travelling and spending time at camp.

Email
gary.rinne@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Gary

Confederation College and Lakehead University to offer separate nursing programs

Confederation College and Lakehead University to offer separate nursing programs

Overall enrolment at the two schools will increase as a collaborative nursing degree program is terminated
Forest industry analyst expects 'some good bids' for Resolute's Thunder Bay mill

Forest industry analyst expects 'some good bids' for Resolute's Thunder Bay mill

John Duncanson of Corton Capital predicts 'a lot of people' will be very interested in acquiring the operation
Alstom and three Asian companies pre-qualified to bid on TTC contract

Alstom and three Asian companies pre-qualified to bid on TTC contract

The Toronto Transit Commission is inviting bids to build $2.3 billion worth of subway cars
Zero-emission vehicles remain a tough sell in Northern Ontario

Zero-emission vehicles remain a tough sell in Northern Ontario

A new Northern Policy Institute research paper points to the value of government incentives in other jurisdictions
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce takes aim at U.S. environmental groups

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce takes aim at U.S. environmental groups

Business organization won national support for a motion asking Ottawa to combat misinformation about the forest industry
Flair Airlines will fly between Thunder Bay and Ottawa

Flair Airlines will fly between Thunder Bay and Ottawa

Jet service between Thunder Bay and the nation's capital will begin in June 2023.
Letter of intent signed for new northwest fibre-to-natural gas plant

Letter of intent signed for new northwest fibre-to-natural gas plant

Lake Nipigon Forest Management Inc. and REN Energy International will conduct a feasibility study
More cruise ship operators show interest in Thunder Bay

More cruise ship operators show interest in Thunder Bay

Representatives of five companies spent three days in city on familiarization tour
Building the new Thunder Bay jail will require 700-800 workers

Building the new Thunder Bay jail will require 700-800 workers

The four-year project is set to break ground this fall
First Nations will redevelop former Thunder Bay post office into housing

First Nations will redevelop former Thunder Bay post office into housing

Fort William First Nation and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg to designate half the units into affordable housing