Area refs to be outfitted with tasers

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Those looking to yell and scream at area referees may want to hold it in. The Referee Association of Ontario (RAO) has announced a pilot program which would see local referees outfitted with tasers. “We’ve been hearing disturbing reports from the [North Bay] area,” says RAO […]

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North Bay Film Festival changing its name, focus

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The North Bay Film Festival, a 3 day celebration of cinema featuring over a dozen full-length and short films, will be changing it up next year. “We’ve had great success with The North Bay Film Festival,” says North Bay Film Director Brian LeBlond. “The films are wonderful […]

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Nipissing Lakers converted to curling club

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following the overwhelming success of the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in North Bay, Nipissing University announced Monday morning that it was converting its men’s Lakers team into curlers. “We’re very proud of out Lakers Men’s Hockey Team,” reads a statement from Nipissing’s Athletic Department. “They have played […]

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