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David Briggs, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

David Briggs, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

David Briggs is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter covering civic and diversity issues for BayToday. The Local Journalism Initiative is funded by the Government of Canada

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Recent Work by David

Indigenous woman elected school board chair for first time ever in Ontario

Indigenous woman elected school board chair for first time ever in Ontario

'Here I am as an Indigenous person sitting as a chair for a school board. I’m very touched about it, and it’s of huge significance'
Temiscaming prepares for 'major impact' of RYAM layoffs

Temiscaming prepares for 'major impact' of RYAM layoffs

'Temiscamingue lives from the forest and the forestry industry is in peril'
Greens grow amidst cold and snow in Nipissing First Nation

Greens grow amidst cold and snow in Nipissing First Nation

The Mnogin Greenhouse is growing strong at Jocko Point
New caucus will amplify women’s voices in the North

New caucus will amplify women’s voices in the North

With 21 participants, the Northern Ontario Women’s Caucus is starting strong
Moose Cree artist adds to new poetry collection

Moose Cree artist adds to new poetry collection

Once the Smudge is Lit was recently released
Volunteer firefighter petition lands in Ottawa

Volunteer firefighter petition lands in Ottawa

Bill C-310 is gaining support, ‘We’re hoping the government will do the right thing,’ MP Johns said
New funding helps northern forests’ health

New funding helps northern forests’ health

The cash will help landowners take inventory of their land, catalogue the types and number of trees on their property, says executive director
Petition to honour Robinson Huron Treaty delivered to Vic Fedeli

Petition to honour Robinson Huron Treaty delivered to Vic Fedeli

Over 5,000 signatures collected, over 40 people attend presentation
First Nation members walking from Sudbury to Ottawa to push for Indian Act changes

First Nation members walking from Sudbury to Ottawa to push for Indian Act changes

Chipewyan Prairie First Nation trek to Ottawa to 'benefit all Canadians'
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