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Have your say in the first in our series of informal election polls

Posted on by richard.coffin


The list of candidates has been certified and the municipal election is underway, but will there be any changes around the council table?  That’s the focus of our first informal opinion poll.   City hall1You’ll have 23 names to choose from when selecting your 10 councillors here in North Bay.  All 10 incumbents are running, with 13 challengers.  But, what are you looking for when it comes to the make-up of the next council?  That’s the question we’re posing to you in the first of our series of informal election surveys (above).  Votes can be cast until Friday at noon.  We’ll relay the results next Monday when we also launch our second poll, involving election issues.

 

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Puck drops on Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour starting in October

Posted on by joel.smith

A hockey party is coming to a city near you.

The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour will visit 25 communities every weekend throughout the NHL season.

The tour kicks off in London, Ont., on Oct. 11-12.

At each event, there will be free festivities, interactive games, appearances by NHL alumni and local hockey heroes, and more. It will also host outdoor viewing parties on Saturday and Sunday.

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Nipissing University helping area farmers

Posted on by bob.coles

Nipissing-University Nipissing University is providing some help to area farmers. Its geography department has set up a geovisage system which enables area farmers to get certain information which will help them better manage their farms.  Dan Walters is with the department. He provides an example of what getting accurate information can mean to a farmer.

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Nipissing Lakers basketball programs to play exhibition games in Muskoka

Posted on by matthew.sookram

NU_LAKERS_RGBTip-off is just over a month away for both the Men’s and Women’s Nipissing Lakers basketball teams. Their inaugural season begins in November, but they are about to get the exhibition schedule underway. However, their first games won’t be played here. Instead they will host the Georgian Grizzlies on Wednesday at Bracebridge Muskoka Lakes Secondary School.

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Information session about learning with disabilities

Posted on by matthew.sookram

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Almaguin Secondary School is shining a light on helping students with learning disabilities.  An information event is taking place tonight (Mon) from 6pm to 8pm. 

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OPP report generators stolen

Posted on by matthew.sookram

OPPNorth Bay OPP reporting three generators were stolen from a job site. They say between September 18th and 19th someone or someone’s entered the property on Highway 64 in Bastedo Township.

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Lots going on at Laurentian Ski Hill this year

Posted on by matthew.sookram

Laurentian Ski Hill
Ski season is just around the corner and there’s plenty of developments involving Laurentian Ski Hill. 

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2 people charged in separate incidents

Posted on by richard.coffin

Police (north bay)A couple of separate incidents early Saturday morning have led to charges for two people.

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Plenty of public presentations coming to Council

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City Hall2A handful of public presentations will be heard at tonight’s (Monday) City Council meeting. Three presentations will be regarding the housing development on the former Scollard Civic-Hospital site.  Mayor Al McDonald says the changes the OMB have made to the proposal, have to be respected. He says anytime there’s an application to rezone, and it goes to the Ontario Municipal Board, council has to uphold their decision. The original plan, which was approved by the OMB is to build 48-lots on the site. Meantime, the other presentations deal with development charges and pot holes.

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Callander officially opens their new dock

Posted on by richard.coffin

Callander dockThe new Municipal Dock in Callander has officially opened. Mayor Hec Lavigne says this was something he has wanted to do ever since he first came into office in 2006. He says the Feds offered them the dock back in the late 90′s, but it was in a state of disrepair. He says one of the first acts he wanted to do as Mayor was to secure funding to repair the dock. Lavigne says they weren’t able to get the money right away, and the condition of the dock became worse. He says after a couple of years, the Feds said they would provide funding if the municipality could prove there were economic benefits to repairing it.

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