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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

'Cooking with Dr. Singh' a success for North Bay Regional Health Centre Foundation

'Cooking with Dr. Singh' a success for North Bay Regional Health Centre Foundation

'A lot of our health can be improved through a preventative approach, meaning eating healthy, exercising, drinking lots of water and getting sunlight. Since the launch of his first virtual cooking class in July 2020, more than $61,000 has been raised for the community’s healthcare needs
From the clinic to the classroom, Mabel Plourde-Doran is passing her passion for health care on to her students

From the clinic to the classroom, Mabel Plourde-Doran is passing her passion for health care on to her students

'That’s one of the beautiful things about getting into physiotherapy and why it’s so appealing. There are so many possibilities'
Barrie bests Battalion in 8-2 win

Barrie bests Battalion in 8-2 win

'It seems like just as we were building momentum we would get a penalty and that kills your flow and your ability to make that push'
Helping Nipissing Lakers athletes recover and rehabilitate with athletic therapist Mackenzie Daley

Helping Nipissing Lakers athletes recover and rehabilitate with athletic therapist Mackenzie Daley

'I realized that demographic wanted to get back to 100% as fast as they could, and they were dedicated to their rehab program'
Coaching philosophies and giving back to the community, a chat with coach Mark Hopper

Coaching philosophies and giving back to the community, a chat with coach Mark Hopper

'Not everybody plays sports these days and so any athlete you have, you have to foster an environment that is fun, and then I feel like you’ll get more out of them'
Local company Oak and Willow creates eco-friendly products for all your household needs

Local company Oak and Willow creates eco-friendly products for all your household needs

'We just kept getting orders we started to envision what this could be as a real business'
Battalion say goodbye to 2021 on sour note

Battalion say goodbye to 2021 on sour note

'We need an overall better effort from everyone'
Create your own piece of art with Incandescence Glass Studios

Create your own piece of art with Incandescence Glass Studios

'People make something that they absolutely love and the next thing you know they are coming back to try and make something new'
Nick Boegel's Broadway debut will be a magical one

Nick Boegel's Broadway debut will be a magical one

'By the time I was four years old I knew almost every lyric to every Rodgers and Hammerstein song ever written. It was pretty much inevitable I’d end up pursuing something theatre related.
New college program looks to fill a much needed labour gap

New college program looks to fill a much needed labour gap

'We think this is a very unique structure that they can’t find in any university degree program'