North Bay changes logo in hopes that Disney will buy city

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff North Bay wants Disney to be its guest. The city is moving forward with its campaign to “re-brand and re-package” in the hopes that The Walt Disney Company will invest in North Bay. “‘Invest’ isn’t the word I’d use so much as ‘buy,’” says Mayor Al McDonald. “We’d like Disney […]

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Man in burning building insists fire is a hoax

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A fire broke at Satira Lookout Apartments on Faux Dr. this morning around 8 am. North Bay Fire Department was quick to arrive and started evacuating the occupants.   But not everyone was buying into the hype. “Hey, Fire Department! In case you haven’t noticed, my floor is […]

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Sketch done at Fanny’s sells for $1.2 million

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff A sketch made during one of Fanny’s new “draw nights” has sold for just over 1.2 million dollars. Created by international artist Otmar von Spanksie, the piece is of three Fanny’s models. “It was a pleasure to have von Spanksie in Fanny’s,” says manager JP Cormier. “They were professional, […]

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North Bay to introduce its own Daylight Saving Time

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – Daylight Saving Time was introduced in the late 1800’s and has been a pain in the ass ever since. Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Jeremy Roberts recently introduced Bill 214 – The Time Amendment Act, which would keep Ontario on Daylight Saving Time and do away with the outdated […]

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Free daily shuttle bus ready to take downtowners to Airport

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Mike Rousseau is the “bus man.” Starting early next week, Rousseau’s custom 35-foot school bus will start leaving from the vacant lot off Wyld St. at 10 am daily before depositing its downtown passengers “somewhere” in the Airport area. “I haven’t set a single drop off point,” says Rousseau. “It could […]

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New On-Demand App Causes Some Happy Confusions

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – With winter right around the corner, many are looking for ways to avoid having to clear snow.  This new all purpose on-demand service app has you covered. “We were looking around, and there were home projects being put off and half-finished.  Not even to mention snow […]

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