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Go to DSSAB, Social Planning Council told

The North Bay and Area Social Planning Council will receive its budget request, but not through city council, executive director Lynn Ann Lauriault was told at a public budget session Tuesday night.

Canadore strike possible

Faculty at Canadore College and Ontario's 23 other community colleges have set a strike deadline of March 3 after voting Tuesday almost 75 per cent in favour of strike action.
Tiered tax policies "unfair," budget chief says

Tiered tax policies "unfair," budget chief says

Deputy mayor and budget chief Peter Chirico says he opposes a special tax area for people who don’t receive the same services as others elsewhere in North Bay.
Kotsopoulos fighting for collective agreements

Kotsopoulos fighting for collective agreements

Provincial Bill 8 could affect the collective agreements of hospital workers and threaten their wages and benefits, paramedic Bill Kotsopoulos says.

Feet to the fire

City staff members spent “hundreds of hours” each trying to reduce a 12.5 tax increase and have managed to bring the city budget down “by some $2.1 million,” deputy mayor Peter Chirico said at Monday night’s committee meeting of council.

Five short paragraphs about city council

A buck and bag and paid parking at Memorial Gardens and the Aquatic Centre are gone for now, but they'll likely be revisited in the future.

Bain says Northern Grits should help ONR win contract

Mac Bain says a couple of Liberals have had their backs scratched by North Bay and now it’s time for them to return the favour.

Crown seeking long term offender status for flasher (updated)

The Crown will be seeking an assessment that could have a Niagara man—found guilty this morning of two counts of indecent exposure and nine counts of breach of probation—declared a long-term offender.

NBGH a leading Ontario hospital for treating heart attack

A study conducted by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences shows that the North Bay General Hospital is a leader in providing the fastest heart attack treatment once a patient is admitted to the Emergency Room.

Crown seeks long-term offender status for flasher

The Crown will be seeking an assessment that could have a Niagara man—found guilty this morning of two counts of indecent exposure and nine counts of breach of probation—declared a long-term offender.