City adds 20 foot “re-opening” doors to Gateway Arch

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff The City of North Bay is ready for Stage 2 of Ontario’s reopening strategy. A jubilant Mayor McDonald announced the completed construction of two gigantic “re-opening” doors which have been built into the City’s Gateway Arch. “These doors are a monument to the community, frontline workers, and essential employees that […]

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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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New Soap Opera “Bays of Our Lives” Starts Filming

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A new daytime soap opera set in North Bay has started filming. Produced by Northern Bond Entertainment, the drama series is entitled “Bays of Our Lives” and will consist of 88 half hour episodes created for daytime television. Executive Producer Thelma Carter says the studio is excited to feature […]

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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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