Al McDonald uses last year at Santa Parade to spread joy, MLM pamphlets

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – After winning the 2018 municipal election, North Bay Mayor Al McDonald made one thing clear – he would not be running again. McDonald’s final stint as Mayor is “especially sentimental” because it is filled with lasts: the last election debate, the last stapler being smuggled out […]

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Downtown Christmas Tree to be replaced with Giant Shadfly Effigy

From: Rusty “Scoops” McGraw, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — In a bold move, the organisers of the 31st Annual Old Fashion Christmas Walk have approved replacing the traditional 40-foot Christmas tree with a 40-foot Shadfly Effigy. The new display is reportedly made from wood, glue and the collected remnants of shadflies from this previous summer. […]

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Santa Claus boycotts North Bay

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Those waiting for a visit from Jolly Saint Nick this Christmas in North Bay may be in for a disappointment. As NORAD sets up to track Santa during his world-wide gift giving trip on Christmas, a spokesperson from the Santa Tracker delivered some disturbing news for North […]

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