Canadore begins its biannual goose cull

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Armed with clubs and table legs, Canadore’s staff and students have taken to the College’s campus to cull the Canada goose population. “There’s a really good crop this year,” says professor Curt Thatcher. “But my hakapik and I are ready.” Thatcher explains that a “hakapik” is a […]

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“Boxer Rebellion” – Underwear robbers plague North Bay

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The North Bay Police are asking the public not to panic following a string of “copycat robberies” which have featured robbers wearing underwear on their heads. North Bay Police Inspector Calvin Hanes presided over a short briefing on the robberies Saturday afternoon. “I can confirm that […]

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Council votes to add death laser to roundabout

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — City Council voted 8-2 in favour Tuesday evening concerning the addition of a giant death laser to the College Drive roundabout. “I’ve been driving on the roundabout since it opened in 2009,” says Councillor Vic Tikus, “and I’m comfortable with it. Too comfortable. So to shake […]

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David Bowie mural comes to life at night, steals souls

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Chad Hale says he used to have a soul. But all that changed when the Main St. David Bowie mural stole it from him. Just over two weeks ago, Hale says he was walking home from a friend’s place when “Bowie, just like, came out of the […]

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Ridesharing Will Kill You and All Your Loved Ones

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY – A recent study has discovered that the backseat of any Rideshare program car is “ickier than your average toilet seat,” but George Williams, head of Car Study Group – North, says the study has found much more than that. “Aside from the increased amounts of ‘ickiness’ in […]

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North Bay workplace makes leggings mandatory

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff  NORTH BAY — Local restaurant The Delhi Lounge has begun enforcing a new policy. “Starting Monday, May 20th, all Delhi Lounge employees will be required to wear leggings as pants,” says owner and operator Neveah Johns. Neveah explains the dress code change is to “help make the workplace happier, […]

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