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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

Reinvestigation into nine Indigenous deaths in Thunder Bay to focus on ‘finding the truth’

Reinvestigation into nine Indigenous deaths in Thunder Bay to focus on ‘finding the truth’

The reinvestigation into nine Indigenous sudden deaths will aim to support and serve the families
Reinvestigation into nine Indigenous deaths to focus on ‘finding the truth’

Reinvestigation into nine Indigenous deaths to focus on ‘finding the truth’

The reinvestigation into nine Indigenous sudden deaths will aim to support and serve the families
‘We are all very lucky’ says woman after shooting

‘We are all very lucky’ says woman after shooting

Melissa Start recalled the fear and panic after an unknown individual shot at her family home
Hauth to look at feasibility of reallocating more officers to frontline policing

Hauth to look at feasibility of reallocating more officers to frontline policing

Mayor Bill Mauro brought forward a resolution asking police chief Sylvie Hauth to prepare a report looking into whether more officers can be moved to frontline policing
Terms of reference for reinvestigation into nine Indigenous deaths unveiled

Terms of reference for reinvestigation into nine Indigenous deaths unveiled

Families will play an important role in the reinvestigation into nine sudden Indigenous deaths, which was one of the recommendations in the OIPRD report
Proposed 2020 police budget calls for $1.5-million increase

Proposed 2020 police budget calls for $1.5-million increase

The proposed Thunder Bay Police Service operational budget for 2020 is calling for an increase of 3.6 per cent or $1.5 million
Police responded to 51,411 calls for service in 2018

Police responded to 51,411 calls for service in 2018

The 2018 Thunder Bay Police Service Annual Report shows the number of calls for service is increasing but only 17 per cent are for criminal code offences; while violent crime severity continues to rise
<b>ONTARIO:</b> First Nations discuss economics, environmental issues

ONTARIO: First Nations discuss economics, environmental issues

The 8th Annual Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference addressed various environmental issues including sustainability, climate change, and source water protection
Dew Drop Inn serves up Thanksgiving dinner <b>(4 photos)</b>

Dew Drop Inn serves up Thanksgiving dinner (4 photos)

More than 500 people were expected to come out for the annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Dew Drop Inn on Monday
First Nations discuss environmental issues

First Nations discuss environmental issues

The 8th Annual Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference addressed various environmental issues including sustainability, climate change, and source water protection