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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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david@baytoday.ca

Recent Work by David

Area film and television productions receive provincial boost

Area film and television productions receive provincial boost

Fedeli announces $6 million for six Nipissing projects, says it solidifies 'the North’s reputation as a first-rate production centre in North America and the world.'
Ontario Northland unveils Every Child Matters locomotive

Ontario Northland unveils Every Child Matters locomotive

The orange engine will remind all of the importance of truth and reconciliation
Monetville residents restore treasured monument

Monetville residents restore treasured monument

Senseless vandalism damaged the stone, but could not break the community’s spirit
Visiting the forge of a modern-day blacksmith in Sturgeon Falls

Visiting the forge of a modern-day blacksmith in Sturgeon Falls

David Pinn keeps the iron hot in West Nipissing
Popular Sturgeon Falls chip stand Larry's gutted by fire

Popular Sturgeon Falls chip stand Larry's gutted by fire

While the structure is intact, building suffers extensive damage
School violence remains a troubling issue, union president warns

School violence remains a troubling issue, union president warns

Education workers often in harm’s way, ‘and I’m afraid it’s going to get worse’
Last lost bison returned home as herd makes a run for it through storm-damaged fence

Last lost bison returned home as herd makes a run for it through storm-damaged fence

People volunteered to search on ATV’s and horses as well, and even some pilots involved with training flights kept an eye over the area when they were flying
Warring West Nipissing municipal council makes peace for 'the people'

Warring West Nipissing municipal council makes peace for 'the people'

'We have to move forward and quit acting like children around this table'
Fraser family knew Callander museum was 'best place' for Dionne collection

Fraser family knew Callander museum was 'best place' for Dionne collection

Maine family donated Dionne memorabilia to museum, including many rare pieces
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'