City Councillor demands shadflies be postponed

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Anyone who has been in North Bay during the early summer knows that shadflies are a thing, and they WILL steal your dog if given the chance. But in times like these, is it safe for the tiny insects to leave the water and die in our downtown? […]

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Marcus Tignanelli happy that secret space laser only cost $3000

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following an in-depth look at each City Councillor’s spending for last year, Marcus Tignanelli has come under scrutiny for racking up nearly $7200 in expenditures. The first time Councillor was reimbursed for travel, conference fees, accommodation, and several educational courses. “It was through these that I learned to […]

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City Councillor caught doing Facebook Q&A while on toilet

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — With City Hall closed to most, and many City Councillors in isolation, access to North Bay’s governing body has been severely limited. Fortunately, many Councillors have been using technology to reach out and interact with the city. In an effort to better communicate with everyone, Councillor […]

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What’s that smell?! City gassing up to keep citizens indoors

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — While most residents are practicing self-isolation and social distancing, there are still others rejecting the notion — and North Bay’s City Council has had enough. “We need to do something before the current cases spike,” explains Council Member Mack Mendoza. “So instead of relying on people […]

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City vows to win next year’s Code of Silence Awards

From: Philip St. George and Rooster Cogburn, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — An “honourable mention” for the 2019 Code of Silence Awards was not enough. “We want to be #1,” says an unnamed, fully masked City Councillor. “Nobody on council is happy with the result, so starting immediately we’re going to get even more secretive.” The […]

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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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