North Bay prepares for annual year-end apocalypse

From: Darren D. MacDonald and Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – With one day left in 2019, the City of North Bay is preparing for its year-end apocalypse. Preparations include stocking up on food, provisions, and medical supplies and closing all the roads in and out of the city. Some intrepid citizens have […]

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North Bay to Turn Sidewalks Into Skating Rinks

From: XIII, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — Winter is upon us. The relentless, unforgiving coldness of Demeter’s wrath has fallen upon our city – or that’s how some people view our harsh northern winters. Others, like North Bay citizen Jed Tomkie, look at winter as a season of opportunity. Tomkie is the catalyst for a […]

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Residents Rejoice Over Downtown Parking Changes – Despair Over New Fleet of Terrifying By-Law Drones

From: Rusty “Scoops” McGraw, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — It was a day filled with mixed reactions from North Bay residents as City Council announced parking changes which will grant downtown visitors an hour’s free parking while also revealing a fleet of rapid response drones that have been commissioned to monitor parking violations. City Council […]

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North Bay Using New “Honest” Tourism Tactics

From: XIII, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY — A recent meeting has City Council moving forward with a new method for promoting tourism as the city’s most viable source of economic growth. Council voted unanimously Tuesday on a “more appropriate” method of enticing “outsiders” to choose to come to North Bay – by using upfront, no-holds-barred […]

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Splash Pad to Become Winter Bathhouse

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – Those looking to have more time with North Bay’s recently completed Splash Pad might just be in luck. City Council recently approved a contract which will allow a private company to turn the Splash Pad into a Bathhouse from November through to April. “From what I […]

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