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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

Positive COVID test identified at Kingsway Park Public School

Positive COVID test identified at Kingsway Park Public School

Thunder Bay District Health Unit investigating two additional potential cases at the school.
Ginoogaming First Nation declares state of emergency

Ginoogaming First Nation declares state of emergency

Community records sixth COVID-19 case, further restrictions will be put in place on Sunday.
Mauro hopeful Ontario returns to colour-coding system to end lockdown regionally

Mauro hopeful Ontario returns to colour-coding system to end lockdown regionally

Thunder Bay mayor says a lot will depend on whether or not the city, with record-high COVID-19 case numbers, is able to lower those number between now and Feb. 11, adding much of the latest surge is confined to two or three settings.
Mauro hopes to return nets to outdoor rinks

Mauro hopes to return nets to outdoor rinks

Decision to remove them was a decision made after discussions between the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and City of Thunder Bay, after reports that users weren't following rules set out under the Ontario lockdown measures.
Man taken to hospital after Clarkson Street fire

Man taken to hospital after Clarkson Street fire

Damage minimal after heavy smoke found pouring from third-floor unit.
Devils Blackwood placed on NHL's COVID-19 list

Devils Blackwood placed on NHL's COVID-19 list

New Jersey goaltender the second Thunder Bay player to be placed on the COVID list
City yanking nets from outdoor rinks

City yanking nets from outdoor rinks

City will also enforce strict 25-person limits on all outdoor rinks in Thunder Bay.
Health unit reports 56 new COVID-19 cases

Health unit reports 56 new COVID-19 cases

Fifty-one of the single-day record high cases are related to outbreaks at both the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre and the Thunder Bay District Jail.
43 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at TB Correctional Centre

43 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at TB Correctional Centre

Correctional officers have yet to be tested, but are expected to be tested on Friday, if not sooner.
Arena closure leaves Fighting Walleye homeless

Arena closure leaves Fighting Walleye homeless

Team says it will look at options should the Superior International Junior Hockey League decided to resume play in February.