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Chris Dawson

Chris Dawson

Originally hailing from Lethbridge, Alberta, Chris is now a proud resident of North Bay. He joined BayToday.ca in 2004 and is known for his up-to-the-minute sports coverage and as a key member of the BayToday news team. Chris was chair of the 2007 Winning Hockeyville Committee.

Recent Work by Chris

Parcel onslaught continues for postal workers

Parcel onslaught continues for postal workers

'Usually, we get a slowdown and I range around 50 to 55 parcels for about a month before they start going back up and yesterday I had 130 so it is a big difference'
Recent arrest fine example of what a Neighbourhood Watch group could do

Recent arrest fine example of what a Neighbourhood Watch group could do

'By knowing your neighbourhood it creates a sense of belonging and a community bond'
The value of the pandemic bench press

The value of the pandemic bench press

'The demand in the spring of 2020 for any form of weight equipment was nuts'
Former Battalion star defender inks new AHL deal

Former Battalion star defender inks new AHL deal

In his final campaign in the OHL in North Bay, Blujus led all Battalion defensemen with 26 helpers and ranked second among blueliners with 30 points
Parcel onslaught continues for postal workers

Parcel onslaught continues for postal workers

'Usually, we get a slowdown and I range around 50 to 55 parcels for about a month before they start going back up and yesterday I had 130 so it is a big difference'
Local snowmobile club unhappy with the Health Unit closing trails, but realistic

Local snowmobile club unhappy with the Health Unit closing trails, but realistic

'We are not in favour of shutting down this great outdoor activity for local riders, but we will certainly comply and support efforts by the health authorities to reduce the spread'
New regional firefighting training centre coming to Canadore College?

New regional firefighting training centre coming to Canadore College?

'The efficiencies for our service are going to be fantastic quite frankly'
Was a northern bubble ever considered?

Was a northern bubble ever considered?

'I heard those types of conversations before by the public, I absolutely have'
Two local minor hockey associations cancel their seasons

Two local minor hockey associations cancel their seasons

'We will be back better and stronger and more resilient than before'
Lack of staff to police rinks led to outdoor rink and sledding shutdown in North Bay

Lack of staff to police rinks led to outdoor rink and sledding shutdown in North Bay

'To be honest, if somebody goes out for a skate, there is not a whole lot we can do'