Proposal: Let’s build a $50 million twin-stage theatre

Addressed to: thenorthbaybay.ca staff All the world might be a stage but North Bay should have two more of them. Since the city doesn’t seem to have an issue with spending large sums of money or openly opposed developments, please allow me to propose that we spend $50 million on a twin-stage theatre. The construction of […]

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City invests $14.8 million to repave 12 feet of Lakeshore Dr.

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A nearly $15 million City Council road maintenance order has come under scrutiny. The work order, which would see a portion of Lakeshore Drive refinished, seems “a bit pricey” says citizen and self-declared watchdog Stanley Bernard. “Let me start by saying that I’m all for road work,” […]

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North Bay to pay for new Community Centre with Canadian Tire cash

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Early into 2020, it was confirmed that North Bay would be getting a new Community and Recreation Centre to replace the aging West Ferris Arena. But with an estimated cost between $30.5 million and $32.6 million, City Council has been forced to look at novel ways to pay. “Without […]

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Will Boissoin vows to move entire city into Memorial Gardens

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — It is no secret that mayoral candidate Will Boissoin loves Memorial Gardens. “It’s a world-class arena,” Boissoin declared in a recent interview. “It’s the best money the city has ever spent. I would have spent another $20 Million on it!” Following some “overwhelming support” for the idea […]

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City to build new arena on Airport

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – City Council declared today that it would be building a replacement for the aging West Ferris arena on Airport. “It just made the most sense,” said Counsellor Dalton Sheegan. “The Airport area is in dire need of some stimulus. There’s not much up here, and Ferris […]

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