North Bay changes logo in hopes that Disney will buy city

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — 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. […]

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Free daily shuttle bus ready to take downtowners to Airport

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — 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 […]

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Ford/Fedeli announce $3.3 million to flood proof Airport Hill homes

From: Nora D. Shadsworth, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY —  Premier Doug Ford, Minister of Infrastructure Laurie Scott, and Nipissing MPP Vic “Feed Me Seymour” Fedeli announced Tuesday a $200-million investment into rural and northern community infrastructure. Touted as “climate change preparedness” funding, $3.3 million of the funds is set to be funneled into North Bay. […]

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Ferris literally shrivels up and falls off

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — At the news of its last bank institution closing, the Ferris area shriveled up and fell off Friday night. Having already lost its TD Bank branch, Urban Planet and Source, the area looked to lose Carlton Cards at the close of the month and its Scotiabank branch […]

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