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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.

Recent Work by Gary

Mayor defends decision not to host evacuees

Mayor defends decision not to host evacuees

Bill Mauro says the city's emergency services are already 'overwhelmed'
Boulevard dam project will proceed despite COVID-19

Boulevard dam project will proceed despite COVID-19

Rehabilitation can begin because the dam is critical infrastructure
Thunder Bay Ventures offers COVID-19 emergency loans

Thunder Bay Ventures offers COVID-19 emergency loans

Smaller businesses can apply for up to $20,000 in low-interest loans.
Firefighters taking on fewer medical calls due to COVID-19

Firefighters taking on fewer medical calls due to COVID-19

A change in response criteria aims to reduce the spread of the virus.
Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers <b>(3 photos)</b>

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers (3 photos)

Truckers say new complications related to COVID-19 are making a difficult job even more stressful
Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers <b>(3 photos)</b>

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers (3 photos)

Truckers say new complications related to COVID-19 are making a difficult job even more stressful
Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers <b>(3 Photos)</b>

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers (3 Photos)

Truckers in Thunder Bay say new complications related to COVID-19 are making a difficult job even more stressful
Construction continues despite COVID-19 restrictions

Construction continues despite COVID-19 restrictions

Lobby group for workers says claims for COVID-19 compensation will be problematic.
Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers

Truckers in Thunder Bay say new complications related to COVID-19 are making a difficult job even more stressful
Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers <b>(3 Photos)</b>

Lack of dining and washroom facilities creates 'nightmare' for truckers (3 Photos)

Truckers in Thunder Bay say new complications related to COVID-19 are making a difficult job even more stressful