Waterfront rally against seatbelt laws draws big crowd

From: Josie Beamish, thenorthbaybay.ca intern NORTH BAY — Emboldened by recent displays from other freedom fighters in the area, another rally was held at the lakefront over the weekend – this time against seatbelt laws. “You’ve got the law telling me that I HAVE to wear a seatbelt because it could save my life,” argues […]

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“Sans Destruction!” Protestors protest Sands Motel demolition

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Yesterday’s announcement of the impending demolition of The Sands Motel had local Mitch Joiner fuming. “It’s outrageous,” spits an incensed Joiner. “The Sands Motel is a part of this city. It’s a local landmark and it deserves to stay.” North Bay is now open to bids on the demolition […]

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Protesters accidentally deliver coffin with body inside

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – On Saturday afternoon, a coffin with “Stop the Cuts” painted on it was placed at the front door of Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli’s constituency office on Main Street during a protest against the decisions Premier Ford has made throughout his first year in office. Saturday night, […]

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A Report On North Bay’s Yellow Vest Rally

From: Philip St. George & Bena Boss, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — With a battle cry of “WE ARE NOT RACISTS!” North Bay’s second Yellow Vest Rally began Saturday afternoon outside City Hall. The Yellow Vest Rally decreased its numbers from the previous meeting, with only five middle aged white people showing up.  Sadly, they […]

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Small group mistaken for coloured vest rally

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Nine people who all showed up to the Fraser St. Twigg’s were mistaken for a rally Saturday afternoon. According to eyewitness accounts, “at least” 9 people all appeared at the coffee roasters wearing blue shirts, hoodies, and coats. Witness Kayleigh Rose recounted the event. “I was ordering […]

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