City Council declares lack of donuts an “emergency”

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — An impromptu City Council meeting Thursday night was brought to a halt when Councillor Vic Tikus discovered that the meeting was sorely lacking donuts. Having started the meeting with two boxes of a dozen assorted donuts, Tikus discovered that nothing was left but “two Old Fashion […]

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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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