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Family involvement, bill of rights, among jury recommendations

Family involvement, bill of rights, among jury recommendations

More family involvement should be considered in the treatment of psychiatric patients, a coroner’s jury in North Bay has recommended.
Have hammer, will travel

Have hammer, will travel

A 30-year-old man who tweaked police interest was arrested early this morning. The man was walking along Oak Street E around 2:30 a.m. when he was stopped by constables Sue Solman and Sgt. Tim Nesbitt of the North Bay Police Service.
Coroner's jury recommendations

Coroner's jury recommendations

A coroner's inquest into the death of a North Bay Psychiatric Hospital patient has ended, and the jury in the inquest has delivered 20 recommedations. Denis Blais died June 26 at 3:10 p.m., the five-person jury determined.
McIntyre Street E, around 8:30 a.m.

McIntyre Street E, around 8:30 a.m.

Downtown traffic was diverted to Main and John streets following a six-vehicle collision around 8:30 this morning on McIntyre Street E. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Photo by Mark Facette, Special to BayToday.ca/
Rota says DSSAB turned down base houses

Rota says DSSAB turned down base houses

Row houses at CFB North Bay slated for destruction were offered to the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board, but the offer was turned down, Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota says.
Driving in fog

Driving in fog

The OPP North Bay detachment wants motorists to remember to keep their distance while driving in fog. Here are some further pointers: (North Bay, On) As the days approach spring, drivers will encounter fog.
Guns, money and shovels

Guns, money and shovels

Students check out Casino Rama's booth at the job fair. Photo by Bill Tremblay, Special to BayToday.ca Wednesday afternoon, job seekers had the opportunity to see who’s hiring in Northern Ontario, during the 2005 job fair at Nipissing University.
A Gift from Iceland

A Gift from Iceland

Don and Norma Young look on as Brian Nettlefold examines a five-volume set of Icelandic sagas. Photo by Levi Perry, Special to BayToday.ca. The government of Iceland has donated The Complete Sagas of Icelanders to Nipissing University.
Senior governments overtax and give cheques, Maroosis says

Senior governments overtax and give cheques, Maroosis says

Senior level politicians overtax their constituents and then keep them happy by handing out cheques, Coun. George Maroosis says. Maroosis made his comments at Monday night’s council meeting after the $91 million 2005 municipal budget was passed.
Canadore students receive scholarships

Canadore students receive scholarships

Twenty-five Canadore students receive the Children of Alumni award. Photo by Bill Tremblay, Special to BayToday.ca Monday afternoon over 150 students from Canadore College learned that their hard work can pay off early.