City hires homeless to tackle deviant bicyclists

From: Margaret Massey and Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY – City Councillor Vic Tikus believes that bicycle lanes are “a privilege.” “When we added bike lanes to the city it was with the understanding that cyclists would use them and be respectful,” says Tikus. “But I still saw bicyclists everywhere – on the roads, […]

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North Bay closes roads, gives city workers flying cars

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – Following the 28 day closure of all public ice rinks and sliding hills in the city, North Bay is now set to close all of the city’s streets. “We feel barring access to all of the roads is the next logical step in our lockdown,” explains City […]

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Opinion: Cassells should be converted into an 8 lane bike path

Addressed to: thenorthbaybay.ca staff Picture this: it’s Sunday morning at 8am. You live at the corner of Chippewa and Cassells St. You’re enjoying your first cup of coffee for the day, and what’s that you hear outside? The rumble of trucks, fartcan cars, and the obnoxious ear-splitting cacophony of a 400 lbs. man on a 500 […]

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Lakeshore Drive to Get E-Bike Lanes

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff E-Bikers rejoice – North Bay will soon be adding a dedicated e-bike lane. The announcement is a “direct reaction” to the new bike lanes being added to Main St. West, explains City Councillor Vic Tikus. “There was some support for the lanes, but there was much, much more opposition.” […]

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