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Gary Rinne

Gary Rinne

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Gary started part-time at Tbnewswatch in 2016 after retiring from the CBC where he worked as news producer. Prior to the CBC he spent more than 30 years in radio and television news at Dougall Media. He enjoys researching and writing stories on just about any subject. Gary likes travelling and spending time at camp.

Email
gary.rinne@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Gary

Bill 7 fills an urgent need, Thunder Bay hospital CEO says

Bill 7 fills an urgent need, Thunder Bay hospital CEO says

The bill allows patients to be transferred to other facilities, or pay a $400 daily fee.
Northern Ontario MPs sign joint letter of concern over riding redistribution

Northern Ontario MPs sign joint letter of concern over riding redistribution

MP Patty Hajdu says the large size of some ridings contemplated by a federal electoral boundaries commission will present major challenges.
A classic car tour comes to Thunder Bay

A classic car tour comes to Thunder Bay

Canadian Coasters 2022 are in Thunder Bay during their 55th anniversary tour of the country
Forest fire activity has nose-dived in Northwestern Ontario this year

Forest fire activity has nose-dived in Northwestern Ontario this year

Barely 30 hectares of forest has been burned so far, compared with over 700,000 hectares last year
Why Tbaytel customers were affected by the Rogers outage

Why Tbaytel customers were affected by the Rogers outage

Rogers provides a key component of the Tbaytel mobility network.
Airline passenger describes 'nightmare' of a failed flight to Thunder Bay

Airline passenger describes 'nightmare' of a failed flight to Thunder Bay

Porter Airlines offers $500 compensation for 'an unusual and unfortunate' flight disruption
Portages are cleared on a 1,200 km Northwestern Ontario paddling route

Portages are cleared on a 1,200 km Northwestern Ontario paddling route

The Path of the Paddle Association is now preparing new, detailed maps of the route
VIDEO: Woman gets face-to-face with a bear on a Northwestern Ontario highway

VIDEO: Woman gets face-to-face with a bear on a Northwestern Ontario highway

Vicki Jacobsen of Sioux Lookout had a bear at her car window
Ukrainian families were invited to a Northwestern Ontario lodge

Ukrainian families were invited to a Northwestern Ontario lodge

Thirteen adults and children are now at Brown's Clearwater West Lodge
2021 saw a record number of sexual assaults in Northwestern Ontario (2 Photos)

2021 saw a record number of sexual assaults in Northwestern Ontario (2 Photos)

The OPP Victim Response Support Unit is encouraging people to file reports.