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Stu Campaigne

Stu Campaigne

Stu Campaigne is a Canadore College graduate and intrepid journalist in the digital age. He is a full-time, proud Dad of two and a part-time fantasy sports aficionado. Stu is a media man for all seasons, covers the City Hall beat, and welcomes all news tips to [email protected].

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Recent Work by Stu

Canadore purchases two former school properties

Canadore purchases two former school properties

The former E.W. Norman site sold for $825,000 and the former E.T. Carmichael site went for $650,000
VIDEO: Chippa is the Kiwanis Citizen of the Year

VIDEO: Chippa is the Kiwanis Citizen of the Year

'You go out and do things and you don't do it for recognition. You do it to do it. I mean, the recognition is wonderful...'
UPDATE: Main West closed until mid-afternoon (Pickup strikes hydro pole on Main West)

UPDATE: Main West closed until mid-afternoon (Pickup strikes hydro pole on Main West)

Traffic will be detoured around the Main West and Timmins Street area until approximately 3 p.m. so a North Bay Hydro crew can replace the pole damaged in this morning's crash
Parallels in attempts to rename Chippewa, Iroquois Ridge schools

Parallels in attempts to rename Chippewa, Iroquois Ridge schools

Chippewa deemed 'unacceptable,' and in Oakville, Iroquois is seen as 'derogatory.' An attempt by the Halton District School Board to rename Iroquois Ridge High School has — like the local Chippewa situation — resulted in backlash from the Indigenous community for its lack of involvement and a petition with thousands of signatures against the proposal
Seniors' home off the market as owners make good on unpaid taxes

Seniors' home off the market as owners make good on unpaid taxes

Crisis averted for the residents and staff of Trout Creek Senior Living after a payment of $132K for tax arrears — there is also some crossover between the seniors' home executive and the owners of record of 352 Lakeshore Dr., the future home of the delayed Canadore addictions treatment centre
No deal: City won't buy property next to Gathering Place

No deal: City won't buy property next to Gathering Place

In August 2023, North Bay City Council approved up to $310,000 for the property and related purchase costs
Appeal dismissed in case of local man injured in violent police interaction

Appeal dismissed in case of local man injured in violent police interaction

A local man was charged with assaulting a peace officer in 2020 — even though he sustained a gruesome broken ankle in the interaction with police — was later cleared by a judge at trial in 2023, and this week the Crown Attorney's appeal of the verdict has been dismissed
Sports complex to soon add ice sports and cricket facilities?

Sports complex to soon add ice sports and cricket facilities?

The forecast in the soon-to-be-approved 2024 capital budget shows $140,000 for cricket facility design fees this year with another $2.37 million estimated for construction in 2026
Packed house for session on local PFAS drinking water concerns

Packed house for session on local PFAS drinking water concerns

So many showed up to take in the information session and to share their concerns about the future of North Bay's supply of drinking water that organizers were on the verge of asking folks to leave so they would not breach the fire code
Meeting opens with condolences from mayor and council

Meeting opens with condolences from mayor and council

Mayor and council pay tribute to three notable community members
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