John knows what Northwest Ontario and Thunder Bay has to offer as a tourism destination. A life long resident of the region, John was born in Emo, Ontario, raised in Stratton, Ontario and has lived in Thunder Bay for over 30 years. A former sports journalist, John has a passion for sports having worked in television, radio and print. He continues to write a weekly column on curling for Thunder Bay’s daily paper, the Chronicle Journal. John works as a development officer for Tourism Thunder Bay.