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April is Cancer Month

The following news release was issued by the North Bay and District Health Council around noon today: ___________________________________________________________ REDUCING RISK OF CANCER IMPORTANT THROUGHOUT THE YEAR For the North Bay & District Healt

Drinking water safe, but distribution system needs work

North Bay residents will have “great” treated water and a “world class” treatment facility once the new filtration plant is built, Peter Bullock, the city’s manager of environmental services, told the Engineering and Works Committee Monday night.

City hall fighting spam

There’s a lot of spam at North Bay city hall these days, and not the canned luncheon meat either.

Drinking water safe, but distribution infrastructure needs upgrading

North Bay's drinking water remains safe, but its distribution system only rates a 'C', the city's manager of environmental services says.

Omischl gets own billboard

Steve Omischl normally blows away the competition as, arguably, the top free style skier in the world. But the North Bay native says he was the one blown away Monday night during a surprise visit to the committee meeting of council.

ONR, unions reach agreement on train crew size

Ontario Northland Railway will be reducing the size of its train crews and yard crews. The move comes after an agreement with two of the ONR’s unions. Further details are provided in the following news release issued by the railway around 2 p.m.

Timmins man charged after sex with teenager

A 20-year-old Timmins man has been charged after having had a liaison with a 13-year-old North Bay girl. The two had met during March via an Internet chat line. They met in North Bay Saturday and had consensual sex. Cst.

Missing person found

The North Bay Police Service has located a person who went missing earlier in the week. Cliff Barker, 45, was last seen at 4 a.m. on March 23 on Regina Street, in North Bay.
<b>Two bear suits, good condition</b>

Two bear suits, good condition

As the fearless inventor of the Ursus series of bear suits, Troy Hurtubise has been hit by trucks, pummeled by baseball bats, cut by industrial saws, and knocked down the side of the Niagara Escarpment.
Main and John, Friday 12:20 p.m.

Main and John, Friday 12:20 p.m.

One woman was sent to hospital with minor injuries following a three-car collision today at the corner of Main and John.