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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

Police seek information from public to assist in homicide investigation

Police seek information from public to assist in homicide investigation

The investigation into the death of Nazareth Kwandibens remains in the early stages and police are appealing to the public with any information that could assist.
Province commits $500K to helping NAN communities move forward

Province commits $500K to helping NAN communities move forward

The provincial government has invested $540,000 toward economic development initiatives in six NAN communities.
<b>UPDATE:</b> Bearskin Lake evacuations underway due to flooding

UPDATE: Bearskin Lake evacuations underway due to flooding

Approximately 200 vulnerable members of the community are being evacuated to Sioux Lookout as high water levels continue to threaten the community due to an ice jam, while the city of Thunder Bay will be hosting 180 evacuees in the next 48-hours
New exhibit shares personal stories of Sixties Scoop survivors <b>(8 photos)</b>

New exhibit shares personal stories of Sixties Scoop survivors (8 photos)

Bi-Giwen: Coming Home – Truth telling from the Sixties Scoop Exhibit at Lakehead University is open to the public all week.
Celebrating the triumph of light over darkness

Celebrating the triumph of light over darkness

The Annual Diwali Festival brought hundreds of people out to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness.
Sacrifices from conflicts old and recent remembered <b>(18 Photos)</b>

Sacrifices from conflicts old and recent remembered (18 Photos)

Hundreds of people gathered for the annual Remembrance Day Service at Fort William Gardens to honour veterans of wars long ago and conflicts still in recent memory.
State of emergency declared in Bearskin Lake due to flooding <b>(4 Photos)</b>

State of emergency declared in Bearskin Lake due to flooding (4 Photos)

An ice jam along the Severn River has resulted several roads being washed out and isolating some members of the community
James Street Swing Bridge once again connecting communities <b>(6 Photos)</b>

James Street Swing Bridge once again connecting communities (6 Photos)

Fort William First Nation and the city of Thunder Bay celebrate the reopening of the James Street Swing Bridge after being closed for six years
Addressing opioids in the workplace

Addressing opioids in the workplace

A panel discussion was held at the Workplace Safety and Prevention conference on opioid use in the workplace and what employers can do to reduce the risks.
Celebrating 50 years as one city

Celebrating 50 years as one city

The city has unveiled its plans to celebrate 50 years of amalgamation