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Ian Kaufman

Ian Kaufman

Ian Kaufman is a multimedia reporter covering city hall and other Thunder Bay news. A native of Oshawa, Ontario, Ian moved north to study at Lakehead and never looked back. He is particularly passionate about issues of government, social justice, and the environment.

Twitter: @IanKTbay

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ikaufman@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Ian

City offers grants for downtown improvements

City offers grants for downtown improvements

Thunder Bay property owners eligible for grants up to $25,000 to support addition of upper floor residential units, facade improvements, more.
Thunder Bay city council rezones former power plant site to 'unlock' future development

Thunder Bay city council rezones former power plant site to 'unlock' future development

Concerns raised that demolition company property owner could attract bitcoin producer to the waterfront site
Rezoning sought for former OPG property

Rezoning sought for former OPG property

Rezoning site would allow Budget Demolition to market the property for wide range of industrial uses, including as a data farm.
New business restrictions must come with support, a clear plan: Robinson

New business restrictions must come with support, a clear plan: Robinson

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce president says clearer details needed on financial supports, plan to ensure safe reopening
Thunder Bay’s rail coach plant scores 94-car GO Transit refurbishment deal

Thunder Bay’s rail coach plant scores 94-car GO Transit refurbishment deal

Contract will provide work for around 200 workers at Alstom facility
South end Thunder Bay mall to face demolition

South end Thunder Bay mall to face demolition

City council to vote on approval of $1.3 million for detailed design work to demolish Victoriaville Mill and reconstruct street
Thunder Bay's 'once-in-a-lifetime' chance to reshape its north core

Thunder Bay's 'once-in-a-lifetime' chance to reshape its north core

Planned rebuild set to emphasize walkability, "flexible streets" that accommodate events, markets, and patios.
COVID-19 detected at Musselwhite mine

COVID-19 detected at Musselwhite mine

Two workers test positive, others awaiting tests at fly-in gold mine.
Pandemic slows, but can't stop Experimental Lakes Area

Pandemic slows, but can't stop Experimental Lakes Area

Skeleton crews ensure more than half-century chain of data continues through pandemic at the ELA, but major projects on microplastics and oil spills delayed.
Thunder Bay boosts grant program for downtown improvements

Thunder Bay boosts grant program for downtown improvements

Revamped Community Improvement Plan will loosen rules around city’s financial incentives for property improvements in core areas.