N. Ontario gives up on highways, declares “Mad Max” anarchy

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTHERN ONTARIO —  Following the defeat of Bill 125, the “Making Northern Ontario Highways Safer” act, Northern Ontario collectively said “fuck it, we’ll just do whatever this winter.” Bill 125, which was defeated yesterday, would have seen Northern Ontario highways treated the same as those in Southern Ontario, with snow […]

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Capitol Centre pays $4500 to have yellow tie added to mural

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The mural of Vic Fedeli astride a white horse was perfect – except for one detail. “We realized after the fact that Vic was missing his signature yellow tie,” says Capitol Centre Board Director Melinda Hayley. “People began writing in to tell us that Vic was […]

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North Bay Using New “Honest” Tourism Tactics

From: XIII, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — A recent meeting has City Council moving forward with a new method for promoting tourism as the city’s most viable source of economic growth. Council voted unanimously Tuesday on a “more appropriate” method of enticing “outsiders” to choose to come to North Bay – by using upfront, no-holds-barred […]

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