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Saad commentary: More of Dave's recommendations to SWOT team

Dave Saad(L)), SWOT chair Clinton Vuorimaki (R) . 1. Eliminate the air show The Festival no longer gets major air show status. The cost of the air show is exorbitant. Military acts are no longer available to the extent that they were in the past.

Saad slams mayor

Former parks, rec and leisure director Dave Saad gives his comments to the Heritage Festival SWOT team Thursday evening. Photo by Phil Novak.

Single A in the Bay?

A new professional hockey league wants North Bay to hop onboard. The league is set to begin play next fall in two countries. Further information is included in the following news release issued at 5 p.m.

Local program gains R.E.S.P.E.C.T

A locl project has gained national recognition and government funding.

Festival forum tonight

A public forum about the North Bay Heritage Festival and Grant Forest Products Airshow will be held tonight between 7 and 9 p.m. in the council chamber at city hall. Former North Bay police chief George Berrigan will be moderating the forum.

Bike bylaw

The Traffic section of the North Bay Police Service has issued a news release this morning about the bylaw dealing with bicycles on sidewalks.
Stick man <b>(UPDATED)</b>

Stick man (UPDATED)

Jason Brock demonstrates the Chapman Stick, a hybrid musical instrument combining elements of guitar, bass, piano and percussion.

Reverse brain drain

Paul Goulet (L) and Bernie Vierich are returning to their hometown of North Bay after long absences to join Ontera. Photos submitted. Photo montage by Phil Novak.

Drug bust in Sundridge

A robbery complaint has lead to the seizure of cocaine and marijuana.

Police association files for arbitration

Sgt. Rick Dubeau (r), chief negotiator for the North Bay Police Association, and William Ferguson, chairman of the North Bay Police Services Board. Photos and montage by Phil Novak.