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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

Residents of six apartment units displaced by basement fire

Residents of six apartment units displaced by basement fire

Supper-hour blaze broke out on bottom floor of Wilson Street apartment.
Hajdu defends not wearing mask at Pearson Airport

Hajdu defends not wearing mask at Pearson Airport

Health minister says she only takes her mask off inside airports to either eat or drink.
Matthew McConaughey gives shout-out to Thunder Bay pal

Matthew McConaughey gives shout-out to Thunder Bay pal

Oscar-winning actor sampled Heartbeat Hot Sauce on YouTube hit Hot Ones, name-checking Live Nation's Michael Rapino, who hails from the Lakehead.
Underground Gym finds new location

Underground Gym finds new location

Founder Peter Panetta said they do need help to reach the $90,000 asking price, and have turned to the public to help make it happen.
Four new COVID-19 cases reported

Four new COVID-19 cases reported

The district has now reported 114 cases, with five of them considered active.
Affordable housing provided to eight low- to modest-income families

Affordable housing provided to eight low- to modest-income families

Rent-geared-to-income homes will help provide Coady Avenue residents with stability and security.
Le Chateau closing all 123 stores, including Thunder Bay location

Le Chateau closing all 123 stores, including Thunder Bay location

Company says COVID-19 challenges and the arrival of the second wave, combined with the inability to secure financing, made it impossible to continue.
Animal instincts take over at Pigeon River border crossing

Animal instincts take over at Pigeon River border crossing

Staff post picture of fox being 'given' a declaration form to fill out to enter the country.
COVID-19 testing backlog has been cleared

COVID-19 testing backlog has been cleared

Addition of testing centre at Confederation College has helped with education-related tests and will soon also shift into testing long-term care visitors and international travelers.
Neskantaga chief issues list of demands before residents will be repatriated

Neskantaga chief issues list of demands before residents will be repatriated

More than 230 residents have been airlifted to Thunder Bay this week after an oily sheen appeared in the community's water supply. Neskantaga is under a do not consume order and has been under a boil-water advisory for a quarter of a century.