Man upset with automation fistfights Wal-Mart Self-checkout

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — With the rise of technology comes concern from labour specialists about increasing automation in the workplace. The arguments for automation in the workplace are multi-faceted. Automation could be the “perfect choice” to help human workers focus on more dynamic, intricate parts of any job while machines […]

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North Bay homeowner confident convoluted, “Home Alone” style action plan will stop invaders

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Joe Trenton is ready for anything. NORTH BAY — A lifelong North Bayite, Trenton has completed his “21 Step Anti-Intruder Action Plan.” “It’s a program I made to stop home intruders,” explains Trenton. “If anyone breaks into my house then they’re not getting out.” Trenton says that he’s taken “hundreds” […]

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NBPS creates mobile “Fartcan Car Response Unit”

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The early success of North Bay Police Service’s downtown foot patrol has inspired a new endeavor: “The Fartcan Car Response Unit.” “The FCRU is a specialized task force that’s sole focus is to help those in need,” explains North Bay Police Sergeant Jeanette Lawrence. “And those […]

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Christian Black Metal Band Brutally Raises a Church

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Residents of the Trout Lake area were shocked Sunday morning to find something new standing in a formerly empty lot: a church. “It’s a head scratcher,” says local Jim Harbour. “One day it’s just an empty lot, and then – POOF – I wake up to […]

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North Bay celebrates 1 millionth bike theft

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Sunday was a day like any other until Gary Sitter had his bike stolen. Sitter’s bicycle, a white Schwinn, was snatched sometime between 11:15 and 11:35 as Sitter went into Best Buy. “I’ve had a bike stolen before,” says Sitter. “So I know there is no worse feeling than […]

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