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David Briggs

David Briggs

David Briggs is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter covering civic and diversity issues for BayToday. The Local Journalism Initiative is funded by the Government of Canada

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Recent Work by David

School board’s N95 mask supply ran dry, raising concern for staff and student safety

School board’s N95 mask supply ran dry, raising concern for staff and student safety

NNDSB ran out of N95 masks—union president faults ‘inept government’
Calling 911 in Callander? Only for genuine emergencies, municipality urges

Calling 911 in Callander? Only for genuine emergencies, municipality urges

With new OPP billing model, Callander reminds residents there are other ways to reach police besides the emergency line
ROMA conference highlights rural opportunities, Minister Steve Clark offers $28 million to help

ROMA conference highlights rural opportunities, Minister Steve Clark offers $28 million to help

Three-day municipal event wraps this afternoon
Chamber’s campaign winds down but shopping local still tops in West Nipissing

Chamber’s campaign winds down but shopping local still tops in West Nipissing

Chamber of commerce proud of inaugural shop local campaign
Nipissing First Nation preserves culture through Nishnaabemwin language classes

Nipissing First Nation preserves culture through Nishnaabemwin language classes

Dedicated group working to save ancestral language of Nipissing
West Nipissing prepares for fall election, vote-by-mail returns

West Nipissing prepares for fall election, vote-by-mail returns

Renewing mail-in votes ‘in the public interest’
Larger sheds, granny flats, and short-term rentals all highlights of East Ferris’ new zoning by-law

Larger sheds, granny flats, and short-term rentals all highlights of East Ferris’ new zoning by-law

After 40 years, East Ferris has overhauled municipal zoning regulations
West Nipissing council unites to pass vaccination policy

West Nipissing council unites to pass vaccination policy

On the books for months, the municipality has adopted policy for staff, council, contractors, and volunteers
Despite short reserve of backup drivers, school buses roll on

Despite short reserve of backup drivers, school buses roll on

Some routes may see delays, but ‘delays are preferable to cancellations’
Local Francophone history on display this coming Carnaval

Local Francophone history on display this coming Carnaval

Photos, stories, and documents sought from Nipissing communities