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POLL RESULTS: Which councillor candidates in North Bay are you supporting?

Posted on by richard.coffin

Election signsThe 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.

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Nipissing First Nation makes decision on gill netting

Posted on by bob.coles

 fishingboatsThe 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.

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Updating a fatal from Friday

Posted on by matthew.sookram

OPP An update to a fatal accident on Friday.

Temiskaming OPP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 in Askin Township.

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New infographic shows you the best path to buying a vehicle

Posted on by matthew.sookram

parked cars  There are numerous steps you should follow before purchasing a vehicle from a dealer or private seller.

And the Ontario’s Vehicle Sales Regulator has made it easier for you to know what those steps are.

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Police wrap

Posted on by matthew.sookram

Police (north bay) North Bay Police made 11 arrests over the weekend for numerous offenses.

As well they are warning the public about a telephone scam which occurred on Friday.

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More people in North Bay voted early compared to 4 years ago

Posted on by richard.coffin

Municipal vote election pollThere’s one week left in the municipal election campaign with most voters heading to the ballot box a week from today, on October 27th. 

The advanced polls wrapped up on Friday with 2,614 people taking advantage of the seven days of advanced voting. 

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Looking to establish a men’s homeless shelter in North Bay

Posted on by richard.coffin

hope awaitsHope 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. 

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Learning more about the smart grid

Posted on by richard.coffin

power linesNew 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. 

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Over $102,000 raised in the Our Hospital Walk/Run

Posted on by richard.coffin

5km runners get setA 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. 

All proceeds are staying local. 

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MP Aspin in the Sault last week with Prime Minister Harper

Posted on by richard.coffin

Jay AspinIt was quite the day in the Sault on Friday as Stephen Harper was in town. The Prime Minister and a few northern MP’s includinbg Nipissing-Temiscaming’s Jay Aspin received a tour of the community.

Aspin says they also talked about important issues in the north including conservation, hunting and angling and the northern economy.

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