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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

Drashti Patels career path in health brings her to Strato Labs

Drashti Patels career path in health brings her to Strato Labs

'When Strato Labs opened up, it opened a new opportunity for me to pursue something right in my field of education. I applied, went through the interview process and when I was successful with getting the job, I was very proud'
Dom dominates, earns first career OHL shutout in 3-0 Troops win

Dom dominates, earns first career OHL shutout in 3-0 Troops win

'You have a lot of trust in him and it eases your mind to know that if you make a mistake, he’s there to bail you out'
Josh Bloom hat-trick leads Battalion to back to back wins

Josh Bloom hat-trick leads Battalion to back to back wins

'My linemates are making my life really easy right now'
Michaud's hat-trick just enough for Niagara victory over Troops

Michaud's hat-trick just enough for Niagara victory over Troops

Battalion lose back to back games for the first time this season
Rookie netminder shines in Battalion loss to Bulldogs

Rookie netminder shines in Battalion loss to Bulldogs

Mike McIvor makes 37 saves in OHL debut, but Troops can't find the scoring touch in loss to Hamilton
Supporting the health and wellness of people around Nipissing

Supporting the health and wellness of people around Nipissing

'Some men come home and if they let off steam through violence then that's something you just have to live with. Those are all myths. Our counselling here helps women primarily to sort through that type of myth'
Jennifer Taun's team providing counselling services in North Bay

Jennifer Taun's team providing counselling services in North Bay

'As a team we get to co-facilitate and develop these groups together. Which is another benefit of having Social Workers work together'
Little makes big impact on Voodoos 2022-23 season goals

Little makes big impact on Voodoos 2022-23 season goals

'To be that young and feel like you have to lead the room can wear on you a little bit, but I had a great co-captain in Cameron Lemcke and some great assistants that could help me keep the room in check'
Buffalo Sabres prospect Bloom adds to Battalion offensive corps

Buffalo Sabres prospect Bloom adds to Battalion offensive corps

'Me and Braydon couldn’t be more excited to be here. Adam Dennis is creating something really special here and we’re so excited to be a part of it.'
Battalion win streak reaches seven in a row

Battalion win streak reaches seven in a row

'He just whiffed on the pass and I turned on the burners and got rewarded for it'