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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

University women continue promoting knowledge and education

University women continue promoting knowledge and education

'Something that I think is in all of us is just finding a way to help those when you see a need. Our group just really believes in that and a lot of the work we do is just done quietly, without a lot of fanfare'
A business opportunity they couldn't pass up

A business opportunity they couldn't pass up

'Once I saw the day to day of this job, it really sparked my interest because what we do is pretty unique'
North Bay Canoe Club growing under Mihail Oghina's guidance

North Bay Canoe Club growing under Mihail Oghina's guidance

'We’re seeing positive growth with the club overall. We have big team locally, but we are also a very young team, and I’m encouraged by how many of them are training with me year-round'
The 'power of the Beaver Tail' Ray Seguin's business booming

The 'power of the Beaver Tail' Ray Seguin's business booming

I think people love the Canadian story behind it. The product is amazing and all the ingredients we use are premium ingredients, there is nothing cheap about it.
Simon Gagné looking for community support in CBC music contest

Simon Gagné looking for community support in CBC music contest

'I received my first guitar, a ¾ nylon string, for my 4th birthday and my first electric guitar for my kindergarten graduation. I haven’t gone a single day without playing for at least an hour since'
Many options to a career in animal care

Many options to a career in animal care

'While my job is in administration, I get to work with animals' way more than a lot of other people in administration type roles'
New Dionne Quints show sparks full weekend of activity downtown

New Dionne Quints show sparks full weekend of activity downtown

'What they came up with was way beyond my expectations and I was just thrilled and I knew we had something really good here'
<b>Jobs of the Future:</b> Career change allows Steven Smits to reconnect and give back to home community

Jobs of the Future: Career change allows Steven Smits to reconnect and give back to home community

'There are meaningful ways for everyone to engage with Nipissing and champion the organization in impactful ways'
2022 OHL Priority Selections shows staying to play in the north pays off

2022 OHL Priority Selections shows staying to play in the north pays off

'We had 20 percent of our players go in the selection and will have many more move on to play juniors after their U16 year'
<b>Rooted:</b> Women's volunteer group IODE supporting those in need in the community

Rooted: Women's volunteer group IODE supporting those in need in the community

'Most of our members are people who have been privileged and want to find a way to provide those opportunities to those who haven’t'