Profile of Ty Dunham

Ty Dunham is a reporter/photographer with The Aurora newspaper, which serves the Labrador communities of Labrador City and Wabush.

All articles of Ty Dunham

  • Province’s hands tied over Wabush Mines

    Cliff’s is stripping the mine away one piece at a time, honouring a multimillion-dollar closure and rehabilitation plan with the financial ...

  • Province’s hands tied over Wabush Mines

    Talks between Cliff’s Natural Resources and MFC Industrial over the sale of Wabush Mines began in July, but the companies haven’t spoken together ...

  • The journey of change

    “Thanks,” the customer tells the cashier and pokes his fingers through the bags bursting with items. He slides the loose change into his pocket. ...

  • Do-or-die time for Wabush Mines

    Signing cheques is one of many responsibilities in Penney’s all-encompassing role. He’s seated in the chair of the receptionist who was laid off ...

  • Time ticks on

    A black and blue cap with ‘USW’ and ‘6285’ sits snug on Jason Penney’s head as he hunches over a string of cheques, pen in hand. Signing cheques ...

  • Jobs cut at IOC

    The company would not confirm the numbers, but workers on site have reported approximately 30 employees have lost their jobs. Employees received ...

  • ‘Always something to keep busy’

    There are two colours on the Menihek Nordic ski trail: white, and everything else that may be underneath. Even the rabbits have adapted to the ...

  • Steelworkers president optimistic for future of Wabush Mines

    The recent news of Cliff’s Natural Resources choosing to shut the mine down permanently after negotiations with potential buyer MFC Industrial ...

  • The difficulty of branching out

    When ore is booming, the towns boom with it. And when it busts, so too does the town’s proverbial bubble. It’s a big challenge for two small ...

  • New skatepark in Labrador City has riders flipping – in a good way

    The Tricklane Plaza Skatepark was recently unveiled to throngs of BMX, skateboard, and scooter riders eager to take their art from flatland to ...