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PEN is mightier than the sword

Lenore Keeshig-Tobias is one of four authors who gave readings Wednesday evening at Canadore College.
A new tribe

A new tribe

While standing in the rain smoking a pipe Wednesday night, Goran Simic , a Serbian poet from the former Yugoslavia, talked about being shunned by his tribe for speaking out against Serbian aggression.
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Blunt rejections stymie Giles

Former North Bay resident and now famed novelist Giles Blunt listens to a question from a fan Wednesday night at Canadore College. Photo by Phil Novak.

Near North test scores improving, but still below Ontario average

The Near North District School Board continues to improve its Grade 3 and Grade 6 test scores over previous years.

Fishing regulations streamlined

The province has streamlined its walleye and sport fishing regulations. The move means walleye size regulation will be consistent across Northern Ontario.

Digital radios a priority, police association says

The North Bay Police Service should upgrade its radio system from analog to digital to help protect officer safety, says Sgt. Rick Dubeau, vice president of the North Bay Police Association.

Ferguson moves on after six "interesting" years

William Ferguson chairs his final meeting of the North Bay Police Services Board. Photo by Phil Novak. _____________________________________________________ The North Bay Police Services Board will elect a new chairperson next month.

Teen charged in B&Es

The North Bay Police Service has arrested a 16-year-old girl in connection with four break, enter and thefts in the city.

Boldt trash talks

Coun. Maureen Boldt says a proposed $3.6 million recycling facility should be put back on the Engineering and Works Committee agenda as part of a long-term solution for potential waste management problems.

New lease on life

Signing an organ donor card is a must for everyone, regardless of age. That's the message the Kinsmen Club of North Bay wants everyone to hear and act on.