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SWOT team deployed for contract bid

SWOT team deployed for contract bid

A city SWOT team has been deployed to help the Ontario Northland Railway try to secure a $75 million contract. Ontario GO Transit will be refurbishing its cars, and the ONR will be submitting a bid.

One million a month

Members of the Caring for Generations campaign cabinet break following a photo opportunity. The cabinet has raised $18.2 million toward the new North Bay Regional Health Care Centre.

Snow Wars declared

The tenth annual Snow Wars event will be held at Jack Pine Hill this weekend.
Water bill increases, more user fees possible

Water bill increases, more user fees possible

Water could be going up by $3.52 a month for the typical flat rate bill, if North Bay council approves a recommendation by city treasurer Brian Rogers.

Trout Creek man charged in fatal accident

Ontario Provincial Police in Sudbury have charged a 44-year-old Trout Creek man in connection with a collision last year which left one person dead. The accident took place Oct. 28 on Hwy 17 East at Second Avenue in Coniston.
"I would hope that he turns himself in"

"I would hope that he turns himself in"

Frederick Craig Johnson left work Monday morning around 11:30 and didn’t return. Now the former program leader at the Volunteer Centre of the Blue Sky Region is on the run from police, a suspect in crimes here and in Southern Ontario.
<b>Convicted bank robber - volunteer project leader on lam (Updated)</b>

Convicted bank robber - volunteer project leader on lam (Updated)

This photo of Frederick Craig Johnson appears on the North Bay Police Service Web site. He's on the lam now and a suspect in crimes in North Bay and Southern Ontario.

OPP crime clearance rates released

The Ontario Provincial Police has released its crime clearance rates for the North East region.

Bank robber-volunteer project leader on the lam

A convicted bank robber who had said he had turned his life around and had gotten a job with the Volunteer Centre of the Blue Sky Region is now wanted by police.

Telespectrum to add 250 new jobs by April

Mayor Vic Fedeli and Coun. Mac Bain check out the Telespectrum call centre with general manager Candace Molnar (C) and administrative assistant Debbie Croskery.