North Bay to Turn Sidewalks Into Skating Rinks

From: XIII, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — Winter is upon us. The relentless, unforgiving coldness of Demeter’s wrath has fallen upon our city – or that’s how some people view our harsh northern winters. Others, like North Bay citizen Jed Tomkie, look at winter as a season of opportunity. Tomkie is the catalyst for a […]

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The City Council Nerf Gun Massacre

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Tragedy struck Tuesday night when City Hall was transformed into a war zone as an effort to make City Council meetings less stressful backfired. Last week, Councillor Scott Robertson suggested using Nerf Guns to lighten the mood in City Council, though Al McDonald opposed the idea, […]

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Council meetings to now include Nerf® gun wars!

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — City Council can be rough sometimes. Seldom does all of Council agree on something, and this strife can create stress and cause strain. That’s why North Bay City Councillor Scott Robertson has brought forward a new idea: Nerf® gun wars. “It can get tense, so what […]

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North Bay Using New “Honest” Tourism Tactics

From: XIII, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — A recent meeting has City Council moving forward with a new method for promoting tourism as the city’s most viable source of economic growth. Council voted unanimously Tuesday on a “more appropriate” method of enticing “outsiders” to choose to come to North Bay – by using upfront, no-holds-barred […]

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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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