Logan Turner

Reporter

Logan Turner is a graduate journalism student at the University of British Columbia. Born in Thunder Bay, Ont., Logan is passionate about reporting on health and environmental stories in rural, remote communities.

Latest from Logan Turner

Wabaseemoong residents have been refused service at some Kenora businesses. That's a human rights violation

Lorayne Hunter and her sister rushed from their home in Wabaseemoong Independent Nation and drove the 95 km into Kenora, Ont. last week after hearing their mom was admitted to the intensive care unit with a medical emergency.

Baseless Facebook posts about Wabaseemoong COVID-19 outbreak a symptom of wider racism, say community members

Recent social media posts spreading misinformation about the COVID-19 outbreak in Wabaseemoong Independent Nations are not only false, but they are creating fear and mistrust in the nearby city of Kenora, Ont., and surrounding areas, according to Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders in the region.

'Our people are tired': Neskantaga declares state of emergency with 12 off-reserve members positive for COVID

A state of emergency has been declared by Neskantaga First Nation after a number of members living off-reserve tested positive for COVID-19.

Lawsuit filed against Southbridge Care Homes by residents, families of Roseview home in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Families and residents of the Southbridge Roseview long-term care home in Thunder Bay, Ont. have filed a lawsuit against Southbridge Care Homes and Extendicare, and their lawyers say they intend to certify as a class action.

Impact statements focus on racism, lawyers argue length of imprisonment during Bushby sentencing hearing

Brayden Bushby should spend several years behind bars at a federal prison for his role in the death of Barbara Kentner of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation, both Crown and defence lawyers agreed at his sentencing hearing on Wednesday.

Sentencing for man who threw trailer hitch at Indigenous woman to hear statements from victim's family

More than four years after Brayden Bushby threw a trailer hitch from a moving car in Thunder Bay, Ont., striking Barbara Kentner of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway First Nation in the abdomen, family members will have a chance to tell the court how that action caused harm to them and the broader community.

Splitting costs and space, NAPS and RFDA team up to transport items to remote First Nations by ice road

There aren't that many people in northwestern Ontario that would describe the region's recent deep freeze as relieving or lucky. But standing outside a handful of shipping containers at Secure Store on a blustery Thursday morning, Volker Kromm and Rod Brown count themselves among the contrarian few.

Thunder Bay continues to expand number of rooms available for isolation and shelter

As frigid temperatures persist in northwestern Ontario and concerns that COVID-19 is spreading within the vulnerable population in the city, the Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board says there are enough isolation spaces to meet the demand.

Thunder Bay health unit takes 'aggressive' action to control inmate discharges. But some ask why not sooner?

On January 27, a North Star Air plane left Thunder Bay to complete what it thought would be a standard passenger flight north to several First Nations, before returning to its headquarters in the northwestern Ontario city.
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Thunder Bay Public Library seeks to expand device and rocket hub loan program

After a somewhat slow start to their project aiming to bridge the digital divide, the Thunder Bay Public Library is now looking to recruit new partner agencies and connect more people with electronic devices and internet access.

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