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Mark French

Mark French

Mark French is 29 years old, and has lived in North Bay and area for the last 23 years. He attended Canadore College for Social Service Work and Nipissing University for a Bachelor of Arts in English. He has written about five short stories in the last few years as he continues to enter writing contests and aspires to be published. He has a passion for both reading and writing and tries to do so every day. In his free time he enjoys snorkeling, metal detecting and exploring the outdoors with his dog Lloyd.

Recent Work by Mark

Volunteers key to the success of the food bank

Volunteers key to the success of the food bank

'We really just want to feed the community and if they meet the requirements we will feed them, because all walks of life come in here and we are not judgmental'
Cancer Society turns oration into donation

Cancer Society turns oration into donation

As it began to fill up, the atmosphere in the Grande was akin to sitting around a campfire on a starry summer night, and it wasn’t a far stretch to envision the delight that storytelling brought in a time before texting and television.
Burton remains tight lipped on abuse scandal at Canadore

Burton remains tight lipped on abuse scandal at Canadore

College president claims prospective students and their parents view the allegations as 'an isolated incident'
Student body speaks its mind

Student body speaks its mind

All candidates remained mostly genial in their rebuttals to the competition, though couldn't help slipping a few barbed comments in now and again in true debate spirit.
History comes to life for area children

History comes to life for area children

“it was terrific, it was the largest crowd for an event we’ve had in at least ten years.”
Washes bring wishes

Washes bring wishes

“It’s for the kids, that’s the main reason we do this, to fulfill the kids wishes. I love it because my heart goes out to these little ones, and I love seeing the results here.”
Barkfest gets tails wagging

Barkfest gets tails wagging

“One of the first things we do when we get a stray brought in is scan it for a microchip, and if we find one then we can contact the owner quickly and easily and reunite them with their pet.”
Awareness one of the biggest challenges faced by Cystic Fibrosis Community

Awareness one of the biggest challenges faced by Cystic Fibrosis Community

"We take what comes as it comes, find a new normal and just keep living our lives."
'Politicians have to realize that the kids are the future and they have to look after the educational needs,' candidates told

'Politicians have to realize that the kids are the future and they have to look after the educational needs,' candidates told

Through a few barbed comments and thinly veiled jabs one would expect when having five politicians under one roof, the underlying messages of maintaining and growing staff and facilities, investing in future generations, building relationships with indigenous communities, and moving forward into the digital age were expressed across the panel
Local athlete goes for the top spot down under

Local athlete goes for the top spot down under

Australia 2018 is just the beginning for Innes, propelling him further into competition.