Matthew Dickson biking across Canada for schizophrenia

A Canadian man is hoping to become the first person with schizophrenia to bike across our country. Matthew Dickson left Vancouver on June 4th and started pedaling across Canada with a goal to arrive in Newfoundland by late August or early September. He is biking around 100 kilometres per day as he raises awareness and funds for those battling the mental illness. Video Journalist Micah Quinn caught up with Dickson to discuss his journey.

Micah Quinn

After graduating from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Broadcasting Diploma, Micah made the trek down to Lethbridge to work for Bridge City News. He has previously worked at City TV Calgary on the Breakfast Television morning show. He looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out why people think the way they do. You’ll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

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