North Bay importing 12 000 Canada geese

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – Those familiar with the distinctive “hurunk hurunk!” of the Canada goose are in for an earful this summer. North Bay has begun importing 12 000 Canada geese into the city in an attempt to promote tourism.  “The Canada goose is Canada’s bird,” smiles North Bay City […]

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Opinion: This Bird Needs to Shut the F__k up!

Addressed to: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Birds singing songs is as natural as humans breathing.  The act of them singing their song is to mark territories and to find a mate.  It’s beautiful; it’s nature; and it needs to shut the f██k up! Every morning I try to wake up and this little chirping […]

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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. Councillor Vic Tikus is “surprised, but happy” with the result. “The Cormorant […]

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