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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

Email
ldunick@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Leith

Report: Ontario considering online learning for 2 weeks, closing gyms and no indoor dining

Report: Ontario considering online learning for 2 weeks, closing gyms and no indoor dining

Premier scheduled to make an announcement at 11 a.m.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Fire destroys Thunder Bay's Finnish Labour Temple <b>(8 photos)</b>

BEYOND LOCAL: Fire destroys Thunder Bay's Finnish Labour Temple (8 photos)

Fire started in upper level of iconic century-old building
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
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau says science will determine border reopening

CANADA: Trudeau says science will determine border reopening

Prime minister says scientists are studying the spread of COVID-19 by those who are fully vaccinated, his comments coming a day after the European Union indicated it might reopen travel this summer to vaccinated U.S. travelers
<b>CANADA:</b> Border to remain closed until at least May 21

CANADA: Border to remain closed until at least May 21

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said the rise of variants of concern are a big factor in the continued border closure
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province expected to announce four-week stay-at-home order

ONTARIO: Province expected to announce four-week stay-at-home order

Move would close all non-essential businesses to in-person shopping, restrict non-essential sections of big box stores.
<b>COVID-19:</b> Traveller shocked to learn hotel also used as COVID isolation shelter

COVID-19: Traveller shocked to learn hotel also used as COVID isolation shelter

Warren Boucher, who travelled to Thunder Bay to visit his ailing 86-year-old mother, said he received no advance warning about the situation, from either the hotel or Expedia.
<b>CANADA:</b> Health minister says public should be patient awaiting vaccine

CANADA: Health minister says public should be patient awaiting vaccine

Canada's health minister said anyone who wants a vaccine in Canada will be able to get one, but the roll-out won't happen overnight because of supply and logistical issues
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada-U.S. border to remain closed through Oct. 21

COVID-19: Canada-U.S. border to remain closed through Oct. 21

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness confirms land crossings will continue to remain closed well into fall to all but essential travelers
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Police suspect Northwestern Ont. blueberry picker was killed by bear

ONTARIO: Police suspect Northwestern Ont. blueberry picker was killed by bear

OPP say victim was out picking blueberries on Monday and did not return home, leading to a search for the man.