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Leith Dunick

Leith Dunick

A proud Nova Scotian who has called Thunder Bay home since 2002, Leith has been the editor of Thunder Bay Source for 16 years and has served a similar role with TBNewsWatch.com since its founding in 2009. An avid golfer, concertgoer and baseball fan, Leith is as versatile as they come, covering everything from local politics and sports to education and Indigenous issues.

Twitter: @LeithDunick

Recent Work by Leith

Omicron variant arrives in Thunder Bay

Omicron variant arrives in Thunder Bay

Up to eight people may be infected with the variant, first detected in southern Africa.
Hajdu will seek input from Canada's Indigenous before outlining ministry priorities

Hajdu will seek input from Canada's Indigenous before outlining ministry priorities

Newly named Indigenous services minister says she plans to work with colleagues to determine what steps to take ahead of a Friday deadline to appeal the upholding of a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that would pay billions to Indigenous children
Science will determine testing needs at border: Hajdu

Science will determine testing needs at border: Hajdu

The United States is expected to open its borders early next month, but the cost of PCR tests required to return home could prevent travellers from venturing abroad
Impala Canada to require full vaccination by Nov. 2

Impala Canada to require full vaccination by Nov. 2

Anyone entering the mine site as of the deadline must be fully vaccinated.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> One dead after fiery plane crash at Thunder Bay airport

ONTARIO: One dead after fiery plane crash at Thunder Bay airport

Cause of crash not yet known as the Transportation Safety Board of Canada takes over the investigation.
Forest fires have consumed triple the average hectares in 2021

Forest fires have consumed triple the average hectares in 2021

As of Tuesday, there had been 759 forest fires reported, 287 more than the 10-year average to date.
Feds to update border measures today

Feds to update border measures today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has hinted fully vaccinated American tourists may be allowed to enter Canada by mid-August
NAN calls for state of emergency as forest fires rage

NAN calls for state of emergency as forest fires rage

As thousands of people are being evacuated from northwestern Ontario communities, Timmins has not received any evacuees yet
Poppy's 100th anniversary honoured in the Northern Ontario city where it was adopted

Poppy's 100th anniversary honoured in the Northern Ontario city where it was adopted

The poppy was first adopted as a symbol of remembrance on July 4, 1921 at the Great War Veterans Assocation's convention at the Prince Arthur Hotel.
Health Minister expects vaccine recognition at borders will evolve over time

Health Minister expects vaccine recognition at borders will evolve over time

Patty Hajdu says those who received an AstraZeneca vaccine did the right thing to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Canada.