Review: The newest New Ontario beer tastes a little funny

From: thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The New Ontario Brewing Company is known for their flagship ale Bear Runner, but has never been shy about experimenting with new beer – which brings us to their newest brew: PureNorth. It’s unclear what kind of beer PureNorth is, which adds to the mystery surrounding NOB’s most recent creation. The beer comes […]

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Gateway City beer truck overturns, starts 3 day party

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A large truck containing thousands of cans of beer from Gateway City Brewery overturned early Sunday evening, starting a 3 day party. The truck, which authorities believe “took a wrong turn delivering its precious, malty cargo” hit a large patch of loose gravel on Birchs Road […]

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Ontario to Have New Slogan: “Party’s at My Place”

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca OTTAWA — Since being elected Premiere of Ontario, Doug Ford and his cabinet have been pumping out slogans like no one’s business. Slogans like “A Place to Grow” and “Open for Business” have been rolled out in the last few months, but now the Ontario Conservatives have one more slogan […]

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Ford Government to put beer in libraries

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca OTTAWA – The Ford Government has cut into libraries across the province by slashing their funding through Ontario Library Service by 50%. The results are libraries discontinuing their interlibrary loan services, reducing training for employees and patrons, and in many cases, the removal of library programs and resources. The cuts […]

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PCs to build new brewery in North Bay

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following his provincial election win, Ontario PC leader Doug Ford quickly declared that he was going to make good on his “Buck a Beer” campaign pledge. “The people of Ontario were promised this,” said Ford. “And I’m going to deliver. I’ve always been true. I have never lied. […]

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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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