North Bay Pride March fails to turn violent, hurt anybody

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — For the 7th consecutive year, the North Bay Pride March has failed to turn violent. The Pride March missed several golden opportunities to ostracize, demean or physically assault others because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. But marcher Aubrey Hollands says that doesn’t mean no one […]

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Car Enthusiasts Judge Pride Drag Show

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — It’s been six months since Hudson Towner has been to a drag show. Well, a drag show like this, anyway. “I’ve been to half a dozen drag shows this year,” says Towner. “I’ve been to the Stratford Spectacular, The Nitro Nationals, the NHRA National Open and […]

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City commits $1.1 million to paint rainbows everywhere

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following the success of a completely volunteer funded effort to paint two Main St. crosswalks, an impressed City Council announced Monday evening that they would be funding the further “rainbowfication” of North Bay to the tune of $1.2 million dollars. “I see these crosswalks downtown and I […]

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1000s of invisible people turn out for first ever “Straight Pride March”

From: thenorthbaybay.ca staff On Saturday, June 22nd, thousands of invisible people gathered in North Bay for the first ever “Straight Pride March.” A loud, borderline obnoxious horde of mostly white, predominantly middle-aged people gathered together, yelling, waving flags and patting each other on the back for not being “different.” Or at least we think that’s […]

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