North Bay opens “tent city” Airbnb

From: Philip St. George and Rooster Cogburn, thenorthbaybay.ca NORTH BAY — Never one to pass up on a moneymaking opportunity, City Council has taken advantage of its front lawn tent city by opening its own $200-a-night downtown Airbnb. The Airbnb promises a “spacious, nearly 40 square foot” tent pitched “in the heart of the city” […]

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Classic Car Show on City Hall Lawn Still a Go

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The 8th annual Classic Car Show will once again be held at City Hall this Saturday. “I want to let everyone know that the show is still a go,” smiles City Councillor Grey Terrence. “We’re once again working with Northern Classic Cars to bring you over 60 […]

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Airport area “more than happy” to host homeless shelter

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — The city’s emergency shelter will soon have its fourth home. After complaints of heightened robberies, break-ins, and altercations, the shelter is being moved to the Airport area. “We currently have a two acre lot set aside just off of Tower Drive,” explains City Councillor Grey Terrence. “In […]

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North Bay trademarks “The Murder Hornet Capital of Canada”

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — What do giant hornets and North Bay have in common? Not enough to warrant a trademark, says city watchdog Abigail Dickman. “I’m very concerned,” explains Dickman. “I often check to see if the city office has placed any claims on intellectual property because it gives me […]

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City Councillor caught doing Facebook Q&A while on toilet

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — With City Hall closed to most, and many City Councillors in isolation, access to North Bay’s governing body has been severely limited. Fortunately, many Councillors have been using technology to reach out and interact with the city. In an effort to better communicate with everyone, Councillor […]

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7 Storey Ice Shack “Not Technically Illegal” – Council  

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A nearly 80 foot tall ice shack sitting on Lake Nipissing is “not technically illegal” according to City Council. The gigantic fishing hut, which appears to be made up of multiple  smaller fishing huts, towers over everything around it. “Aye, she’s a sight for the eyes,” […]

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