Man demands family dog pick up slack around the house

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Times are tough for many people, but no one is feeling it more than the lower middle class families who are just trying to squeak by, and no one knows how “ruff” things are more than Tim Wade. Tim Wade is a North Bay family man. He […]

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Council Chooses Shrek as West Ferris Mascot

From: Philip St. George and Mr. Wagner, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — In an attempt to counteract the steady exodus of businesses from the west end of the city, Council adopted a motion Tuesday night to “choose a mascot to be the face of Ferris.” After some debate, City Council narrowed down the myriad of contenders […]

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Harris Learning Library Converted into Regulation Hockey Rink

From: Nora D. Shadsworth, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Patrons and staff of the Harris Learning Library were taken by surprise Sunday morning when they found that most of the library’s collection had been removed, ice-making equipment had been installed, and the entire first floor of the library had been converted into an NHL-sized hockey […]

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City vows to win next year’s Code of Silence Awards

From: Philip St. George and Rooster Cogburn, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — An “honourable mention” for the 2019 Code of Silence Awards was not enough. “We want to be #1,” says an unnamed, fully masked City Councillor. “Nobody on council is happy with the result, so starting immediately we’re going to get even more secretive.” The […]

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Beaver Tails closes, citing lack of actual live beavers

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The local Beaver Tails truck has closed and moved on, citing a lack of “locally accessible” beavers. The popular pastry franchise has been serving customers since 1978, and wants North Bay to know that the shutdown is only temporary. “We’ll be back again when the local beaver […]

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