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Dr. Jim Chirico, the Medical Officer of Health for the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit joined us this morning to answer questions about COVID-19.  We asked him about physical distancing, how to treat groceries and items coming into the house and other questions from our listeners.  Click on a play button below to […]

CareMongering is the newest viral trend with the ultimate goal of spreading love. Community outreach groups have been popping up across the country, encouraging members to help out and spread positivity in their communities. Group organizers Jess Campeau and Coral Montgomery, graduates of West Ferris Secondary School, say they just wanted to do something positive […]

Cor Maximus and Rebuilt Resources have teamed up to try to set a new Guinness World Record and raise funds and awareness for the Nipissing Motorcycle Ride For Dad. On Saturday, June 8th in the Canadore College gymnasium, 500 people will gather to set the new record for the largest exercise ball class. The current […]

The Little Sens Learn to Play hockey program is coming to Powassan and East Ferris early next month. Limited spaces are still available. Officials say there’s 10 weeks of lessons and full head to toe equipment, for $112. The introductory program is for children 4 to 8 years old. The sessions begin October 6th. Click […]

The Nipissing-Canadore Ringette Club is hosting tryouts this weekend and next at Pete Palangio Arena. 2018-19 will be the team’s ninth season. Players must be full-time students at either Nipissing or Canadore. CLICK HERE for more information.   (File photo: East-West Cup)   

A councillor motion on cannabis is coming forward at tonight’s regular council meeting, to “opt in” to a bricks and mortar retail store next spring. A couple of public presentations will kick off the meeting. It’s the final session before the October election. One presentation involves a Municipal Accommodation Tax while the other is about […]

The North Bay Bulldogs senior varsity team have had quite the season. They capped it off earlier this month by winning the Ontario Provincial Football League Varsity Championship. Earlier this week, they held their season ending awards. The list of winners includes Ryan McColeman as team MVP. Other offensive position winners included Drake Morin, Connor […]

The North Bay Bulldogs overpowering rushing game and outstanding defence were the difference Sunday as the team beat Ottawa’s Beckwith Irish 18-15 to win the Ontario Provincial Football League Championship. Running back Ryan McColeman was named MVP of the game with 20 carries for 127 yards. After losing to the Irish three times this season […]

Extras Casting Call: NORTH BAY and Surrounding Areas Please Submit Immediately, Submissions will be ongoing! EXTRAS CASTING: Micheline Blais CastNorth Productions Inc. We are Seeking: Extras for our Christmas Production FILMING IN NORTH BAY We are looking to hire Extras for our Christmas Crowd Scenes Friday August 10th, Saturday August 11th,Tuesday August 14th!! Submit your […]

One of only two B-29 bombers left in the world is at the Jack Garland airport. The WWII vintage plane known as Fifi is on display from Wednesday to Saturday.  The airport’s Commercial Development Manager, Kelly Hewitt says this is truly a must-see piece of history. “The B-29 is the same model that dropped the nuclear […]

North Bay’s cracked the top 200 places to live in Canada, according to Money Sense magazine’s 2018 rankings. The Gateway city jumped 58 spots to 197th, up from 255th last year. The magazine says the city’s most attractive features are its accessibility to health care, amenities and low taxes.. Oakville and Ottawa claimed to the […]

A photo taken by a North Bay resident is being featured on a Canada Post stamp. Timmy Joe Elzinga took a photo of colorful light beams just outside his window this past January and the image is featured on the Canada Post series of stamps called Weather Wonders, Part 2.  The strange shafts of colour that […]

There are several events lined up for this week to celebrate North Bay Pride. Tomorrow (Wednesday) at 4 pm is the flag raising at City Hall with a Drag King or Queen runway event at 8 pm at the Grande Event Centre. North Bay Pride Committee Spokesperson Jason Maclennan says there’s a speed dating event […]

The 6th annual Medication Drug Drop-off Day was held on June 26, 2018. In a time frame from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. thirty-seven citizens visited the booth to drop off unused or expired prescriptions, over-the counter medications, vitamins, herbal supplements for this safe disposal. As well, thirty-six visitors visited and obtained a medication bag […]

The former Chamber office and tourism centre has been torn down. BayToday reports Thursday was demolition day on the property at Seymour and the Bypass, with plans for a gas station and restaurant in the works. The city sold the land for over $1.6 million. Meantime part of the $5.7 million reconstruction of the Seymour […]

As per the Department of National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces: “Due to inclement weather forecasted for Armed Forces Day, the evening event that was scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, starting at 6:30 p.m. has been cancelled.  As safety is paramount to organizers, the decision was made to protect the public, volunteers and the  […]

Current city Councillor, Mike Anthony is running for re-election. He says he’s not here to raise taxes or slash services, he says he’s here to unlock the power of the private sector. The deadline for nominations is July 27th. Municipal election day is October 22nd.

The full North Bay Battalion schedule is out. The Troops open the season at home against the defending OHL-champion Hamilton Bulldogs on Friday, Sept. 21st.  The following day, they travel to Sault St. Marie for a match against the Western Conference champion-Soo Greyhounds. Once again, the Troops tangle with Highway 17 rival, Sudbury Wolves eight […]

The Powassan Voodoos stayed close to home for their second major signing of the off-season. The Voodoos have signed North Bay Trappers AAA defenceman Jacob Peterson-Galema, the club announced on Monday. The 6’2”, 185-pound defenceman finished second overall in Great North Midget League scoring with  12 goals and 41 assists for 53 points in 36 […]

The North Bay Battalion will kick off this season at home against the defending OHL champion, Hamilton Bulldogs. They’ll play Friday, Sept, 21st from Memorial Gardens vs the a Bulldogs team who was one win away form a Memorial Cup title. Their full schedule hasn’t been announced but North Bay will be part of another […]

  As a result of a drug investigation the North Bay Police have charged a man from North Bay with Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking. On June 6th 2018 the Street Crime Team seized 16.3 grams of synthetic fentanyl. The powdered substance, which has a light purple colour, has a street value […]

Franco-Cité has handed out their annual athletic awards. Danyka Raymond is senior girls Athlete of the Year while Zacharie Lavigne is the senior boys Athlete of the Year. The school’s athletic banquet was held on Monday.   Here’s the full list of winners: JUNIOR GIRLS UNSUNG ATHLETE Geneviève Martel JUNIOR GIRLS ATHLETE OF THE YEAR […]

A seismologist with Natural Resources Canada says there was no earthquake in the North Bay area Wednesday morning. Stephen Holchuk confirms there was shaking at 9:05 am in the North Bay area and they can normally tell the difference between earthquakes and blasts. “By our instruments indication it was very shallow, so it’s hard for us […]

It’s a chance to meet most of the candidates. The Chamber and YourTV are co-hosting the meet the candidates debate tonight (Tuesday), with the four main parties represented. The Green Party, Liberals, New Democrats and Progressive Conservatives are taking part. The event goes at 7 pm at Odyssée. The Libertarians and Northern Ontario Party also […]

A water conditions statement for water safety has been issued by the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority and The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. The statement says water levels are already high due to the recent thaw and they’re expected to stay that way for the time being as more rain is on the way. […]