Private Ontario Highway gets green light

From: Jeff Hurley, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — While the expansion of Highway 69 is currently in question, an Ontario Conservative Party representative confirmed Thursday that construction on Highway 1 was set to begin. “Highway 1 is the most ambitious highway in Ontario’s history,” says PC spokesman Rod Cook. “The four-lane will connect directly with […]

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City motto changed to ‘North Bay: You’ll Get Used To It’”

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — Calling a surprise press conference yesterday morning, North Bay Mayor Al McDonald announced that the city of North Bay would be changing its official city motto. “We want to show that North Bay is moving forward in the world,” began McDonald. “And that North Bay listens to […]

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North Bay’s 1st Annual E-Bike Show

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Burt Parks travels almost 20 kilometers a day. But he doesn’t drive and he doesn’t walk – he takes his e-bike. “This here is a custom 2009 DayMak Boomer Beast Electric Bike,” Parks says, patting the large, three-wheeled chair. “A true classic.” Park’s e-bike, along with […]

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Splash pad to include public showers

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — North Bay’s new splash pad will be more than just a fun place for families. Set to be constructed in 2019, the waterfront splash pad will include a frog pond, spray pool, wading area, and now public showers. “As you know, we have some problems here in […]

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The 2nd ever Mayoral Rumble!™

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — The North Bay Municipal elections are upon us, and for many that can mean only one thing: Northbrand Wrestling’s 2nd ever “Mayoral Rumble!™“. “I love this town” says Northbrand Wrestling owner Dann Jarris, “Years ago I wanted to do more than just vote. I thought ‘what can I […]

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Local man wants snow news

From: Darren D. MacDonald, long-standing thenorthbaybay.ca intern NORTH BAY – Since the Ontario Progressive Conservatives has taken power in Ontario with Premiere Doug Ford at the helm, many have celebrated, some have voiced displeasure, and others are flat out confused. But no one is more confused than local man Stu Barret. Barret is a normal […]

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