The results of our first informal election poll suggested most people would like to see a 50-50 split when it comes to new and incumbent councillor candidates making up the new council. Now, our final Election Poll echoes those earlier results.
792 votes were cast in our final, unscientific, election poll.
The online survey wanted to know which of the 23 councillor candidates you plan on supporting, with each voter able to vote for up to a maximum of three candidates.
The Chief of the Nipissing First Nation says they’re doing something to address the walleye stock issue in Lake Nipissing. Marianna Couchie says there won’t be any gill nets used during until next spring by their anglers. She says this decision was made after a series of public meetings within the First Nation.
Hope Awaits Ministries says there’s a huge need for a men’s homeless shelter in North Bay and there’s a move to see one open as soon as possible. That’s the word from Executive Director Nicole Millage who points out Laurentian University did a study involving North Bay, in 2013.
They identified 156 absolutely homeless people along with 357 people at risk of becoming homeless. 51 percent are male.
New technology affects all areas of our world and electricity is no different.
So says the province’s Environmental Commissioner. North Bay’s Gord Miller encourages people to learn more about smart power and the smart grid, which are here and will continue to play an important part of our lives.
A successful Our Hospital Walk/Run on Sunday. Over $102,000 was raised for the North Bay Regional Health Centre Foundation — with over 700 people taking part in the event.
The fundraising efforts are focused on a Central Fetal Monitoring System for labour and delivery, a new six-bed Child and Mental Health Unit and a Green Light laser for the treatment of enlarged prostate.