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Matt Sookram

Matt Sookram

Matthew Sookram is a Canadore College graduate. He has lived and worked in North Bay since 2009 covering different beats; everything from City Council to North Bay Battalion.

Recent Work by Matt

Dr. Kevin Wamsley working to build recognition for Nipissing University in Canada

Dr. Kevin Wamsley working to build recognition for Nipissing University in Canada

'What we’re looking for here is to insure that Nipissing University is one of the top quality academic universities in the country, with respect to primarily undergraduate education and select graduate programs'
New exhibit at North Bay Museum highlights the work of Backroads Bill Steer

New exhibit at North Bay Museum highlights the work of Backroads Bill Steer

'The beauty and the heritage of northern Ontario is on the backroads and the backwaters and there isn’t always a ton of information in how to get there and I felt like it was my job to make those links and connections'
Looking into the future of photography with Ryan Marshall

Looking into the future of photography with Ryan Marshall

'I want to work with people that just want to have pictures of themselves that they can be proud of and appreciate'
Drew Ferris and Alex Roelandt prepping for parenthood in a non-old fashioned way

Drew Ferris and Alex Roelandt prepping for parenthood in a non-old fashioned way

'The more information we got about it, the more we realized that this is what we wanted to do. It really put in to perspective of what actually goes in to adopting and raising an adopted child'
Trees for Nipissing growing success through starter nurseries

Trees for Nipissing growing success through starter nurseries

'We planted about 900 different species of trees at the nursery here. We repeated that again in 2020'
Kendall White's business a success right out of the box

Kendall White's business a success right out of the box

'Both of my parents passed away because of drug use. A few days after my son was born, my high school sweetheart committed suicide. I was really depressed and sad all the time and I was virtually homeless, living on a couch with a newborn son'
Ryan Melnyck designing the future of competitive biking with Cachet Bicycle Company

Ryan Melnyck designing the future of competitive biking with Cachet Bicycle Company

'The biggest bike companies in the world do specialized bikes for dirt jumping that only come in one size whereas I can do several custom sizes and by the end of August I will have four different types of frames'
Rob Budreau finds the beauty in shooting films in North Bay and area

Rob Budreau finds the beauty in shooting films in North Bay and area

'A friend and I would go to a cinema called “The New Yorker” which showed independent, foreign films and that’s when I really got in to it, just falling for a lot of classic films'
Vested Interest hoping the community remains invested in shopping local

Vested Interest hoping the community remains invested in shopping local

'The only businesses that can really afford that are the big box stores and if it comes down to it, that could be the only business left in our cities. We don’t really know what lays ahead'
Dual Rill Farms brings your produce straight from the farm to your plate

Dual Rill Farms brings your produce straight from the farm to your plate

'A lot of people want to know where their meat and vegetables are coming from and by doing this it supports us and other farmers that I know from this area and from southern Ontario'