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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.

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gary.rinne@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Gary

Damaged laker Michipicoten preparing to leave Thunder Bay

Damaged laker Michipicoten preparing to leave Thunder Bay

The vessel's cargo of iron ore pellets has been transferred to a sister ship
New Thunder Bay airport CEO sees growth opportunities

New Thunder Bay airport CEO sees growth opportunities

Passenger volumes are below the pre-COVID peak but Graham Ingham says airport is in excellent financial shape
Trucking firm ordered to pay $175K after Hwy. 11 diesel spill

Trucking firm ordered to pay $175K after Hwy. 11 diesel spill

The environment ministry laid charges for failure to notify the ministry and to clean up a fuel spill into Lake Helen
Business is good for mechanical contractors and their workers

Business is good for mechanical contractors and their workers

Contractors in Thunder Bay, and the plumbers and pipefitters union, say the area's economic outlook looks good
Icebreaker Samuel Risley still needed in Thunder Bay

Icebreaker Samuel Risley still needed in Thunder Bay

The Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker will probably be in port on Saturday.
Confederation College beats Ontario average in performance indicators

Confederation College beats Ontario average in performance indicators

The college's overall graduation rate is also on the upswing, according to new data from Colleges Ontario.
Northern and Copperfin credit unions take next step toward merger

Northern and Copperfin credit unions take next step toward merger

The new entity would retain the Northern Credit Union name.
Laid-off Terrace Bay mill workers appeal for support

Laid-off Terrace Bay mill workers appeal for support

The Steelworkers union says its members 'can't afford to wait' for answers.
Cruise ship visits to Thunder Bay will rise to 17

Cruise ship visits to Thunder Bay will rise to 17

The number of vessels and port calls in 2024 will set records for the modern cruising era
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
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