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Chris Dawson

Chris Dawson

Originally hailing from Lethbridge, Alberta, Chris is now a proud resident of North Bay. He joined BayToday.ca in 2004 and is known for his up-to-the-minute sports coverage and as a key member of the BayToday news team. Chris was chair of the 2007 Winning Hockeyville Committee.

Recent Work by Chris

Father encourages residents to wear blue for World Autism Day

Father encourages residents to wear blue for World Autism Day

"I just want people to wear blue, just as simple as wearing socks or lighting your house up in blue
Transports get a surprise thank you from up above

Transports get a surprise thank you from up above

The trucking industry is one of those unheralded essential services that everyone is relying on heavily during the COVID-19 pandemic
Local company uses 3D printer to make face shields

Local company uses 3D printer to make face shields

North Bay’s Hillcrest Cabinets is doing their part to help out the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic
Special police procession honours hospital workers (VIDEO)

Special police procession honours hospital workers (VIDEO)

The salute is part of a new phenomenon that has cropped up across the country to honour essential workers
North Bay Neighbourhood Cheer

North Bay Neighbourhood Cheer

Residents of all ages gather to bang pots and pans in support of area frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis
Yoga studio going online

Yoga studio going online

'We took a leap of faith and thought what was the best way to serve our community'
Coping with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

Coping with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

Local clinicial psychologist created a workbook to help people deal with pandemic anxiety
Temiscaming mayor works to help Thorne residents cope with new border rules

Temiscaming mayor works to help Thorne residents cope with new border rules

'They are allowed to deliver food and medication across the border'
North Bay canvas company jumping into the PPE business

North Bay canvas company jumping into the PPE business

Lavigne's Canvas adapting to demand during COVID-19 crisis
Distance socially and eat locally

Distance socially and eat locally

Social media group helps connect locals to restaurants still operating takeout and delivery