North Bay decides to just make everyone a contract worker

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff In a stunning move, North Bay City Council has used its unilateral, indisputable power to declare that all jobs in North Bay will be contract only. “I think it’s only fair” Councillor Vic Tikus said Wednesday. “We’ve been watching the College strike and thinking ‘who the hell do these […]

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The North Bay Sinkhole

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff A new sinkhole on Memorial Drive has the City talking. During Tuesday’s Town Hall meeting, City Councillor Vic Tikus brought up the freshly former crater. “As many of you know, a new sinkhole has appeared on Memorial Drive near Queen St. What some of you don’t know is just how […]

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New Ontario to open Old Ontario Brewery

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The New Ontario Brewing Company, which has enjoyed success in North Bay, announced in a press release Monday that it would be opening a second brewery. “We’ve accomplished so much in two years,” brewmaster Gavin Porter said Monday. “We opened in September 2015, and North Bay […]

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City orders 80 foot mural of Jerry O’Connell

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Those entering the city from either Pinewood Park Drive or Highway 17 will be in for a big surprise next spring. “We wanted to give North Bay something to looks at” announced City Councillor Dirk Tanner Thursday afternoon. “And what better represents North Bay than Jerry O’Connell?” Indeed, Jerry O’Connell, […]

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“It’s time to take action!” – North Bay’s Student Problem

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Residents concerned about an apparent influx of students in the city urged North Bay City Council on Monday to address the problem. “The students are here, and the students are here and the students are here,” said Kristy Von Tussle, pointing to a map of her […]

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O’Connell to star in upcoming film entitled “Widdifield”

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Jerry O’Connell, North Bay’s own careless whisper, will star in an upcoming film entitled “Widdifield.” “Widdifield,” just announced by Amaze Film + Television on Tuesday, will centre around the secondary school currently slated to be shut down by The Near North District School Board. Founded in 1965, Widdifield Secondary School […]

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