Council, city employees take pay cut to help with tax hike

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — After voting 9-2 in favour of a 5.86 percent tax increase for the City of North Bay, all twelve City Councillors, along with senior staff representing North Bay Police Services, North Bay Fire and Emergency Services, and City Public Works and Services, voted unanimously to take a […]

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Fanny’s declared a “Heritage Property”

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Fanny’s, the long-running adult entertainment club, has been named a “Heritage Property.” The move comes after City Councillor Vic Tikus brought forth the proposal Monday evening, which Council passed unanimously. “It’s a great day for North Bay,” says Tikus. “It’s a great day for the City, it’s […]

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“Unstoppable” Marcus Tagnanelli still shoveling snow

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY – Snow removal in the north is a serious issue – an issue that many citizens of North Bay think that City Council isn’t taking serious enough. But one City Councilor is listening… and he’s had enough. “It was like he’s a changed man,” says City Councilor Chris […]

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Dueling Musicians! Artist responds to Plummer’s ‘City Please’

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — An early January motion put forward by City Councillor Mac Bain to circumvent Ontario’s Endangered Species Act and develop local wetlands has been met with opposition and resistance. Dozens of North Bay citizens have stepped forward to criticize the move, pointing to the Council’s reverence of money […]

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What’s coming up in North Bay

From: thenorthbaybay.ca staff Here’s what’s coming up in North Bay over the next few weeks! Top Picks Auto Sales are having a huge sale on all trucks, cars, and vans from February 1st to February 3rd. Every vehicle in the lot will be anywhere from 20% to 50% off. Friendly, helpful staff will be on hand […]

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Council votes in casino and 32 carousel multiplex

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Not everyone on City Council wants a casino in North Bay. “Casinos are nothing but a tax on the poor,” began City Councillor Vic Tikus Wednesday night. “The proposed casino in North Bay is too small to attract shows, but just big enough to take your paycheque.” […]

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