City Council To Replace Garbage Tags With Empty Amazon Boxes

From: George Waye, community contributor NORTH BAY – North Bay City Council on Monday unanimously approved replacing their proposal to charge homeowners for extra garbage to just sending North Bay residents several empty Amazon boxes. The rationale is that taxpayers can now put their surplus trash in an Amazon box, put it on their porch, […]

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City Councillor forced to explain why they “don’t really mean” Land Acknowledgment to Grade 5 students

From: George Waye, community contributor NORTH BAY – Students in Mrs. Malloy’s Grade 5 class were invited last week to watch a North Bay City Council meeting over Zoom. After the Council Meeting was over, students asked their questions to City Councillor Vic Tikus. During the question-and-answer period, an increasingly exasperated Tikus was forced to […]

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Study Suggests Ten “Magic 8 Balls” Should Replace City Council

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – There is nothing more ‘North Bay’ than studies that will go ignored.  Requesting “state-of-the-art math,” complete with complex algorithms and “lots of random letters where there should be numbers,” City Council commissioned a study to find new efficiencies within City Hall.   “1s and 0s don’t lie […]

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New North Bay bracelets vibrate when close to someone breaching probation

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – The City of North Bay has launched a line of digital tracking devices that vibrate whenever they are close to someone breaching probation. “Breachbit,” a small watch-like device, was designed “in house” by City Council before being approved for a $2.5 million construction contract. The first five […]

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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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