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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

Union calls for action on forest firefighter 'crisis'

Union calls for action on forest firefighter 'crisis'

A firefighter and union spokesperson in Northwestern Ontario accuses the government of failing to acknowledge the lack of experienced fire rangers
New CEO appointed at Thunder Bay Airport

New CEO appointed at Thunder Bay Airport

Graham Ingham has served as CEO of the Red Deer Regional Airport for the past seven years
Bearskin Airlines to discontinue passenger service in Dryden, Fort Frances, Kenora

Bearskin Airlines to discontinue passenger service in Dryden, Fort Frances, Kenora

Company cites an unprecedented decline in passenger volume connected to the COVID-19 pandemic
Heddle Shipyards starts 2024 with a new name

Heddle Shipyards starts 2024 with a new name

Thunder Bay marine repair operator says Ontario Shipyards better reflects its goal to revitalize the shipbuilding industry.
Terrace Bay mayor to discuss pulp mill's idling with natural resources minister

Terrace Bay mayor to discuss pulp mill's idling with natural resources minister

Paul Malashewski is disappointed, saying AV Terrace Bay came to Terrace Bay in 2012 bringing hope to residents
Terrace Bay pulp mill idled indefinitely

Terrace Bay pulp mill idled indefinitely

Four hundred workers are affected by the production shutdown which takes effect immediately
New propane distributor looks to be 'more competitive' with some pricing

New propane distributor looks to be 'more competitive' with some pricing

Sarjeant Company has taken over Superior Propane's distribution facilities across Northern Ontario
Job cuts announced at Lac des Iles palladium mine

Job cuts announced at Lac des Iles palladium mine

Plummeting price of palladium results in 95 jobs cut at northwestern Ontario mine operations, corporate and finance
Jail project pushes up Thunder Bay's GDP and job numbers

Jail project pushes up Thunder Bay's GDP and job numbers

The jail project eclipses job growth in other sectors, creating what the president of the Chamber of Commerce calls 'an uneven picture' of the economy
Thunder Bay's immigration pilot program sees surge in applications

Thunder Bay's immigration pilot program sees surge in applications

The popularity of the program has increased steadily since it started, but the pilot is due to expire next year
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