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Liberals to hold founding meeting

The new Nipissing-Timiskaming Federal Liberal Association will be holding its founding meeting starting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Clarion Resort-Pinewood Park.

Sundridge woman killed in crash

The third fatal crash on Hwy 17 in less than a week has claimed the life of a Sundridge woman. Members of the Sudbury the collision, which occurred on Highway 17 between Sudbury and Coniston. Police received the report on Jan.

Fishing fines going up

The Ministry of Natural Resources has raised fishing fines for the first time since 1989. Details are included in the following news release issued by the MNR today around 4:30 p.m.
Why we have deputy mayors

Why we have deputy mayors

Peter Chirico may not be a boxer, but he certainly knows how to take a dive. And that’s what North Bay’s deputy mayor did Tuesday afternoon, dawning a neoprene diving suit and allowing himself to be “rescued” by a city firefighter.

Democracy ignored, homeowner says

Verdon Vaillancourt will stop to catch his breath now, but the Cook’s Mills Road resident says he’s still mad North Bay council “ignored” the street’s residents in approving a zoning change request. Dr.

Pesticide bylaws don't always control pesticide use

Citywide pesticide bylaws don’t necessarily stop or control the use of pesticides citywide, at least based on the experience of other jurisdictions, a representative of Landscape Ontario told North Bay city council Monday night.

Callander men receive hunting fines

The Ministry of Natural Resources has fined two area hunters for something which occurred while they were hunting in Northwest Ontario.
City served by human rights commission

City served by human rights commission

The city has been served notice of an Ontario Human Rights Commission complaint filed by North Bay resident Jim Cotter, Mayor Vic Fedeli acknowledged at Monday night’s council meeting.

Death by misadventure

Funeral services will be held today for a 22-year-old Canadore College student whose frozen body was found by police near his Four Mile Lake home. Maxim Leveillee was first reported missing by his mother, who saw the back door of the house ajar.

A true ambassador lost

North Bay has lost “a true ambassador” with the death this weekend of championship curler Scott Patterson, deputy mayor Peter Chirico says.