City Council declares lack of donuts an “emergency”

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — An impromptu City Council meeting Thursday night was brought to a halt when Councillor Vic Tikus discovered that the meeting was sorely lacking donuts. Having started the meeting with two boxes of a dozen assorted donuts, Tikus discovered that nothing was left but “two Old Fashion […]

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Council votes to add death laser to roundabout

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — City Council voted 8-2 in favour Tuesday evening concerning the addition of a giant death laser to the College Drive roundabout. “I’ve been driving on the roundabout since it opened in 2009,” says Councillor Vic Tikus, “and I’m comfortable with it. Too comfortable. So to shake […]

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City to be home of largest “Cash 4 Now” in Canada

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — Anyone who has lived in North Bay for any length of time will notice one thing: a lot of payday loan locations. North Bay has 9 payday loan locations, excluding businesses that offer payday loan services such as pawnbrokers. With business closing across town and job security in […]

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Fanny’s declared a “Heritage Property”

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Fanny’s, the long-running adult entertainment club, has been named a “Heritage Property.” The move comes after City Councillor Vic Tikus brought forth the proposal Monday evening, which Council passed unanimously. “It’s a great day for North Bay,” says Tikus. “It’s a great day for the City, it’s […]

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Cormorant named “North Bay’s Bird”

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The Cormorant, an aquatic bird often mistaken for a duck, has been named North Bay’s “Official Bird.” The decision comes after a city-wide survey which asked citizens to choose a bird to represent the city. “There were seven choices,” says Councillor Vic Tikus. “Cormorant, Seagull, Brant, Long-Tailed […]

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