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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

Battalion end preseason with shutout loss to Attack

Battalion end preseason with shutout loss to Attack

Former Battalion sniper haunts his former team
Near North District School Board hears final pleas from public in high school closure issue

Near North District School Board hears final pleas from public in high school closure issue

“In the last two years we have lost $7-million from provincial grants because of the declining numbers. We can know longer afford to wait on this.”
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Here's what you need to know about the upcoming International Plowing Match

ONTARIO: Here's what you need to know about the upcoming International Plowing Match

'It is a key event for people in the agricultural industry, but also for people who either just want something fun to do for the day, or for those who want the educational aspect of it all, those who don’t know how agriculture affects their every day lives, they will learn those things at the IPM'
Excitement surrounds West Nipissing as 2019 IPM draws near.

Excitement surrounds West Nipissing as 2019 IPM draws near.

'It is a key event for people in the agricultural industry, but also for people who either just want something fun to do for the day, or for those who want the educational aspect of it all, those who don’t know how agriculture affects their every day lives, they will learn those things at the IPM'
Second year forwards and new defender could play major roles for Troops in 2019-20

Second year forwards and new defender could play major roles for Troops in 2019-20

The beauty of training camp is the unknown.
What to expect out of this year's Battalion rookie class

What to expect out of this year's Battalion rookie class

With training camp about to open for the North Bay Battalion, it will once again be a mixed bag of a handful of first-year players looking to slot into some open spots left by graduating players
Schlueting shooting for a call in June

Schlueting shooting for a call in June

'That’s the mentality that you have to bring to the rink, to come in thinking ‘I’m going to be better today'
Lakers still looking to overcome recruitment obstacles ten years in

Lakers still looking to overcome recruitment obstacles ten years in

'We would love to have more kids from the north stay here and play'
As premier talent leaves, top end talent arrives for Lakers Women

As premier talent leaves, top end talent arrives for Lakers Women

'It’s not going to be easy to replace them all right away, but we have a great group of players coming in over the next couple of years'
Struthers creates big impact on and off the ice

Struthers creates big impact on and off the ice

'At the end of the day, it’s about being a good human being'