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Election coverage: Winning for dad (photo gallery included)

Election coverage: Winning for dad (photo gallery included)

New Liberal MPP Monique Smith said she didn’t just win the Nipissing riding in Thursday’s provincial election. Rather, Smith said, she’s brought back a sort of treasured heirloom to the family: her father’s seat.

Newest candidate says council must increase development

North Bay resident David Thompson will try his political fortunes again. Thompson has just announced he is running for North Bay city council in the Nov. 10 municipal election. He had run for a council seat three years ago, finishing in twelfth spot.
Election coverage: candidates photo gallery

Election coverage: candidates photo gallery

Doing even better at Communities in Bloom

Now that North Bay has blossomed at the Communities in Bloom competition, it’s time to grow the city to the next stage, says Wanda Wallace, co-chairman of the local Communities in Bloom committee.

McDonald says voters will make the right decision

Tory MPP Al McDonald believes it could be déjà vu all over again when Nipissing voters go to the polls in today’s provincial election.

Smith willing to stir the pot for votes

Monique Smith wants to win the Nipissing riding so badly she’ll come stir your soup. Smith is poised to unseat Progressive Conservative MPP Al McDonald as part of a Liberal sweep in Thursday’s provincial election.

Green Party candidate chooses Fame

Jaimie Board knows what she’s going to be doing Oct. 2, and the Nipissing Green Party candidate said her plans don’t include watching results come in after the polls close.

Storm water talk boils over

The part of the Laurentian Heights subdivision pictured here is selling well, although its developer is having trouble selling at least one North Bay city councillor on a requested revision to another phase of the escarpment housing development.

Loose lips to be tightened

Local reporters may find it harder to pick up deep-throated municipal news tips thanks to a proposed amendment to North Bay council’s procedural bylaw. The amendment was presented Monday night at the committee meeting of council.

Trout Lake sewage systems aren't malfunctioning

Sewage systems inspected by the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority are not showing any signs of malfunctions, the organization’s secretary-manager told North Bay’s engineering and works committee Monday.