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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

Highway 590 detours remain as roadwork continues <b>(4 photos)</b>

Highway 590 detours remain as roadwork continues (4 photos)

Repairs to a section of Highway 590 damaged by a washout last month are expected to be complete next week but scheduled roadwork to replace a culvert is still causing detours.
Festivals mark 10 years of celebrating Indian culture <b>(3 photos)</b>

Festivals mark 10 years of celebrating Indian culture (3 photos)

The Festival of India and the Festival of Colours will mark 10 years of celebrating Indian culture with music, dance, food, and a whole lot of colour.
Educators receive unique lessons on teaching in First Nation communities <b>(3 photos)</b>

Educators receive unique lessons on teaching in First Nation communities (3 photos)

Teach for Canada is providing 28 teachers from across Canada and the world with the skills and knowledge to teach in remote northern Ontario First Nation communities.
TBPS continues fiscal year with second positive variance

TBPS continues fiscal year with second positive variance

The Thunder Bay Police Service finished its second quarter with a .6 per cent positive variance but several accounts expected to be unfavourable by year’s end; criminal record check fees also increasing.
Body worn cameras will require a ‘cultural change’ in Police Service

Body worn cameras will require a ‘cultural change’ in Police Service

A viability report into body-worn cameras following a five-month pilot project says implementing the system across the entire Thunder Bay Police Service will require strong management and a cultural change to be successful.
Police continue to move forward on Seven Youth Inquest recommendations

Police continue to move forward on Seven Youth Inquest recommendations

The Thunder Bay Police Service continues to 'make great strides' on the implementation of recommendations from the Seven Youth Inquest
Anglers looking to hook the big one <b>(6 photos)</b>

Anglers looking to hook the big one (6 photos)

The Thunder Bay Salmon Association hosted its annual Salmon Derby this weekend, drawing in more than 200 anglers.
<b>UPDATE:</b> Feds give Salvation Army $3M for new Thunder Bay facility

UPDATE: Feds give Salvation Army $3M for new Thunder Bay facility

The new facility will replace the cramped Salvation Army shelter next door.
‘Absolutely delightful’ woman celebrates 107th birthday

‘Absolutely delightful’ woman celebrates 107th birthday

Hilda Hurst, a former librarian in the city, celebrated turning 107 with family and friends and credits long life to being a good person
Kids learn about what the forest can offer

Kids learn about what the forest can offer

Confederation College’s Career Sampler had kids Rooted in Nature as they learned about the opportunities in our forests beyond pulp and paper