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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City attempts to copyright the concept of “detours”

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – If there is anything you can count on in North Bay, it’s the four seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring and Construction. It’s a joke as old as construction itself, but City Council has some thinking they are taking it too far. On August 30th, 2019, North Bay City […]

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City selling new premium tablecloths for $173.84 (plus HST)

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The City of North Bay has begun an “exciting new initiative” by offering “premium” tablecloths at City Hall. “These new, high quality tablecloths are going to be all the rage,” says City Councillor Vic Tikus. “They all have a cool, unique, never-before seen green and blue design […]

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