City commissions a Shadfly Conservation Centre

From: Margaret Massey, thenorthbaybay.ca intern NORTH BAY – North Bay is taking wing to protect the environment. The Shadfly Conservation Centre, a new building to be constructed along the waterfront, was greenlit for development by City Council on Tuesday. The superstructure will house shadflies as they make their mass exodus from Lake Nipissing. City Councillor […]

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North Bay To Get New “XTreme Roundabouts”

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – The installation of a second and third roundabout in North Bay has again given rise to a debate about the practicality and cost of adding more traffic circles to the city. But City Councillor Vic Tikus has no time for debates. Rather, he has a “wonderful […]

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City invests $14.8 million to repave 12 feet of Lakeshore Dr.

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — A nearly $15 million City Council road maintenance order has come under scrutiny. The work order, which would see a portion of Lakeshore Drive refinished, seems “a bit pricey” says citizen and self-declared watchdog Stanley Bernard. “Let me start by saying that I’m all for road work,” […]

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Lakeshore Drive to Get E-Bike Lanes

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff E-Bikers rejoice – North Bay will soon be adding a dedicated e-bike lane. The announcement is a “direct reaction” to the new bike lanes being added to Main St. West, explains City Councillor Vic Tikus. “There was some support for the lanes, but there was much, much more opposition.” […]

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North Bay to pay for new Community Centre with Canadian Tire cash

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca staff Early into 2020, it was confirmed that North Bay would be getting a new Community and Recreation Centre to replace the aging West Ferris Arena. But with an estimated cost between $30.5 million and $32.6 million, City Council has been forced to look at novel ways to pay. “Without […]

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Library to be renamed in Jerry O’Connell’s honour

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Following extensive interior renovations and some much needed repairs to its roof, the city’s library is set to fully reopen Monday, but with a new name. Formally The North Bay Public Library, the new J. O’Connell Commemorative Library will continue to serve the city, but with […]

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