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First thing’s first… if you HAVEN’T seen the new Lincoln commercial starring Academy Award winning actor Matthew McConaughey, check THIS out!
Everyone knows it costs an arm and a leg for concert tickets these days but have you ever wanted to go to a concert so bad, you’d stop at nothing to get tickets? Well, one Slayer superfan decided to take that mentality to the next level and sell his 1997 Ford Escort for tickets to see Slayer LIVE in concert.
I mean… who needs a car anyways when you have the metal?
Thanks to the Parents Advisory Committee, several grants have been awarded to area schools.
The funding is from the Parents Reaching Out Grants, and is going towards schools under the Nipissing Parry Sound Catholic District School Board.
Foo Fighters have shared another song from their forthcoming album Sonic Highways. Here’s the new track The Feast And The Famine. How would you rate the new Foos song?
All 23 polls have reported and the unofficial results give Mayor Al McDonald a second term in office after he received 84% of vote.
Sheldon Forgette is the new Deputy Mayor coming in first in the councillor race with 8098 votes.
Tanya Vrebosch was 2nd in councillor race followed by Mark King, Chris Mayne, Derek Shogren, Mike Anthony, Daryl Vaillancourt, Mac Bain, George Marossis and Jeff Serran.
The all clear has been given after some tense moments at the Education Centre.
There were a few frantic calls to our newsroom, asking for details after reports of students hiding under desks and lockdowns. North Bay Police say there was an issue with an alarm and it was NOT an emergency situation.
Canadore College then tweeted out a message saying a system issue resulted in the lock down drill being initiated. They thanked everyone for treating the false alarm seriously. The tweet goes on to say “The City police have determined that there is no threat and we have been given the all clear.”
Election Day is Monday October 27th.
Country 600 CKAT hosted 4 mini-debates involving the councillor candidates.
Below you’ll find the audio files from all 4 sessions.
Residents looking to express their sympathy for Corporal Nathan Cirillo and his family along with Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and his family, can do so at North Bay City Hall. Two condolence books have been set up at customer service in the main lobby and will be available until Thursday afternoon (October 30th).
Ottawa police say Corporal Cirillo, a Hamilton reservist was shot twice at point-blank range as he stood on guard Wednesday morning at the National War Memorial.
They say a gunman who burst into the Centre Block of the Parliament Buildings, firing as many as 30 shots, is also dead.
Cirillo served with the Hamilton-based Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, the 91st Canadian Highlanders.
Meantime, there’s a local connection for the Canadian soldier killed after two Canadian Forces members were struck by a vehicle southeast of Montreal on Monday.
Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent started his military career in 1986 and served at 8 Canadian Forces Bases during his career, including North Bay.
He was a member of the Joint Personnel Support Unit, Integrated Personnel Support Centre St-Jean.
Several issues were covered in the final Country 600 CKAT mini debate involving the councillor candidates.
Those who took part in the final installment included Mike Anthony, Sarah Campbell, Stuart Kidd, Devin Scully and Derek Shogren. Elizabeth Fournier was invited, but offered regrets that she was unable to attend as she’s out of town on business.
There were a few lively moments during the debate which featured discussions on the city police compliance notice fee proposal, taxes and dealing with costs, firefighting services, the deficit along with ATV’s and tourism.
News Director Richard Coffin has more.