Logan Turner

Journalist

Logan Turner has been working as a journalist for CBC News, based in Thunder Bay, since graduating from journalism school at UBC in 2020. Born and raised along the north shore of Lake Superior in Robinson-Superior Treaty Territory, Logan covers a range of stories focused on health, crime, Indigenous communities, racism and the environment. You can reach him at logan.turner@cbc.ca.

Latest from Logan Turner

Thunder Bay leads Ontario in opioid deaths per capita. Here's how 2 organizations handle the crisis

On a per-capita basis, there were more opioid deaths in Thunder Bay than in any other public health unit in Ontario, as well as Vancouver, in 2021. Here's how two organizations in the northwestern Ontario city adapted their services to save lives during the pandemic.
CBC Investigates

Mom speaks out about allegations of violence, bullying at Thunder Bay, Ont., middle school

The mom of a student at a Thunder Bay, Ont., middle school has created a social media group to spur conversation about the level of violence and bullying she and other parents allege is happening there. But whether school violence in general is on the rise remains in question, according to two Ottawa experts.

First Nations emergency professionals gather in Thunder Bay, Ont., ahead of wildfire season

While much of northern Ontario is preoccupied with high water levels and flooding risks, First Nations emergency management professionals and organizations gathered in Thunder Bay, Ont., in preparation for the upcoming wildfire season.

Ojibway chief upset at how a First Nation teen with 'massive' wound was treated in Kenora, Ont., hospital's ER

A Kenora, Ont., hospital is investigating after the chief of Ojibways of Onigaming says a 13-year-old from his First Nation was left in the emergency room without immediate care for a "massive" wound, and a nurse told him to bandage it himself.

New study sheds light on how toxic and unsafe the drug supply has become in Thunder Bay

Results from a study conducted at Lakehead University during the pandemic is helping to paint a picture of the increasingly deadly supply of drugs in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Residents of Greenstone, Ont., mourn as decades-old landmark is set to give way to a gold mine

An important landmark for a rural northwestern Ontario town is coming down this week to make way for a new gold mine, leaving residents of Greenstone in mourning.
In Depth

An Ontario coroner ruled Adam Danko's death was accidental. His family believes he was intentionally overdosed

The Thunder Bay, Ont., family of Adam Danko claims the drug-related overdose death of the 43-year-old in 2021 was never fully investigated by police, and is speaking out against a coroner’s ruling that he died accidentally.

Major fallout as chair, 2 members of Thunder Bay, Ont., police board resign after administrator appointed

Three members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Board have submitted their resignations, just days after Ontario's police watchdog agency appointed an administrator to oversee the beleaguered oversight board.

Questions abound after Ontario appoints administrator to oversee Thunder Bay police board

This week's surprise announcement that an administrator has been appointed to oversee the Thunder Bay, Ont., police board has left First Nations leaders and community members wondering what will come next for the embattled police service.

Ontario appoints administrator to run Thunder Bay, Ont., police force for 2nd time in 4 years

For the second time in four years, an administrator has been appointed to oversee the Thunder Bay Police Service. The Ontario Civilian Police Commission, a watchdog agency, has been investigating the leadership and administration of the police service since Feb. 11.

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