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Matt Vis

Matt Vis

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Matt is honoured to tell the stories of his hometown. Matt joined TBNewswatch.com in 2013 and is an experienced political reporter covering issues that have local, regional, provincial and national impacts. Matt also has an extensive background covering the criminal justice system and local sports scene.

Twitter: @MattVis

Recent Work by Matt

Horwath calls for feds, province to step up for local Bombardier plant

Horwath calls for feds, province to step up for local Bombardier plant

Bombardier has issued layoff notices to 550 workers at Thunder Bay plant.
Police investigating Bethune Street fire as arson

Police investigating Bethune Street fire as arson

A 34-year-old man died after being found inside home on Bethune Street that was on fire.
Mauro won't seek federal Liberal nomination

Mauro won't seek federal Liberal nomination

Thunder Bay mayor announces he won't seek party's nomination in this fall's federal election.
<b>UPDATE:</b> Police scaling back after 'exhausting all of our search efforts' to find Tremblay

UPDATE: Police scaling back after 'exhausting all of our search efforts' to find Tremblay

Edward (Eddie) Tremblay, has been missing since July 7, last in contact with family on his cellphone at 3 a.m. and was believed to be in the 1300 block of Hilldale Road.
Some Pikangikum evacuees heading home

Some Pikangikum evacuees heading home

Some of the Pikangikum First Nation members who self-evacuated have started to make their way home, with flights expected to send more evacuees home on Thursday.
St. Louis Blues' Bortuzzo celebrates his day with Stanley Cup in Thunder Bay

St. Louis Blues' Bortuzzo celebrates his day with Stanley Cup in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay's Robert Bortuzzo joins lengthy list of local NHLers to bring home hockey's ultimate prize.
Bortuzzo celebrates his day with Stanley Cup

Bortuzzo celebrates his day with Stanley Cup

Thunder Bay's Robert Bortuzzo joins lengthy list of local NHLers to bring home hockey's ultimate prize.
'Chip on my shoulder': Moran proves doubters wrong to earn All-Star nod

'Chip on my shoulder': Moran proves doubters wrong to earn All-Star nod

Right-hander Joe Moran, from NCAA Divison III Anderson University, the lone Border Cats representative selected for Northwoods League All-Star Game.
Huskies outslug slumping Border Cats

Huskies outslug slumping Border Cats

Visiting Huskies sweep two-game regular season series.
Thunder Bay closes the door on accepting further evacuees

Thunder Bay closes the door on accepting further evacuees

Nearly 1,000 Pikangikum First Nation residents are in Thunder Bay as a massive forest fire burns within kilometres of the community.