North Bay opens “tent city” Airbnb

From: Philip St. George and Rooster Cogburn, thenorthbaybay.ca Never one to pass up on a moneymaking opportunity, City Council has taken advantage of its front lawn tent city by opening its own $200-a-night downtown Airbnb. The Airbnb promises a “spacious, nearly 40 square foot” tent pitched “in the heart of the city” which will give […]

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Chris Mayne happy to win photo contest, still hoping for rescue

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff City Councillor Chris Mayne says he’s “happy” that he won a recent Baytoday photo contest, but that he’d like to be rescued now. After crashing his canoe somewhere on the shores of Wolf Lake, Councillor Mayne took a picture of his wrecked canoe and sent it begging for help, […]

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North Bay HoF adds coupon shopping, pole dancing as official sports

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The Sports Hall of Fame is expanding its horizons. Having added two new sport categories – pole dancing and coupon shopping – the North Bay HoF is now inducting local athletes Barbara Weathers, Judith Lowe, and “Vixen.” “Barbara Weathers and Judith Lowe have exemplified the modern […]

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North Bay homeowner confident convoluted, “Home Alone” style action plan will stop invaders

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Joe Trenton is ready for anything. NORTH BAY — A lifelong North Bayite, Trenton has completed his “21 Step Anti-Intruder Action Plan.” “It’s a program I made to stop home intruders,” explains Trenton. “If anyone breaks into my house then they’re not getting out.” Trenton says that he’s taken “hundreds” […]

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Scott Robertson sells kidneys on North Bay Buy & Sell

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Councillor Scott Robertson is coming under fire for allegedly selling kidneys. “Late Monday night I was scrolling through the marketplace when I saw an ad,” explains Buy & Sell member Trish MacLean. “It just said ‘KIDNEYS’ and it featured a super blurry photo of what looked like […]

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