City attempts to copyright the concept of “detours”

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – If there is anything you can count on in North Bay, it’s the four seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring and Construction. It’s a joke as old as construction itself, but City Council has some thinking they are taking it too far. On August 30th, 2019, North Bay City […]

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Citizen upset Council buying new Camaros with AMO funds

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – Mayor Al McDonald says North Bay should get excited for an announcement made at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference earlier this week. “I’m really excited to announce that the Association of Municipalities of Ontario will begin to accept applications for its Community, Culture and […]

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North Bay shocked that Council HASN’T been freely drinking

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — As Sudbury’s City Council looks at whether claiming alcohol as an expense is sustainable, citizens in North Bay are shocked to find out that their own City Council hasn’t already been doing the same for years. “I’ll be honest – I just assumed they were always […]

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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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