Everyone’s favourite, loveable, respectful, bike loving, parade leading mayor “cracked” his way onto to Daly Show last night. Jon Stewart highlighted a few of Ford’s “finer” moments as Toronto mayor before going into a full parody of what now seems to be a ”Canadian past time”.
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Poor Vicki! She was locked up for a Crime Stoppers fund raiser and got read the riot act. There was plenty of law but no order and THIS hearing!
Some well known people in the area are going to jail Thursday. But, it’s for a good cause as Near North Crime Stoppers holds its celebrity jail-a-thon.
In an effort to get tips from the public, city police have released a couple of pictures after an early morning convenience store robbery on Monday.
The North Bay Regional Health Centre is continuing it’s efforts to eliminate $14-million from their annual budget by March 2014. And that includes an increase in parking rates.
Congratulations Kyle Wilson! He’s off to see Motley Crue at the Sudbury arena this week and also acquired a new ‘throne’ for his bathroom courtesy of Gateway Home Hardware after winning our Name That Crue: Best Seat in the House contest!
The seat selection process for Battalion season ticket holders gets underway next Tuesday morning at 8 o’clock.
Jack Burrows will be remembered by many for his time as mayor but for others he will be remembered for an organization he founded and one that lives on. It’s called the North Bay and area Community Foundation and it continues to provide funds on a regular basis to organizations in the community that need these funds to provide services.
A former mayor of North Bay has died. Jack Burrows who was mayor from 1995-2003 passed away Sunday night at a hospital in Toronto. His son in law Bob Hudson says he was there for hip replacement surgery and developed complications unrelated to the surgery.
With a 3-1 victory in Game 7 of the NOJHL finals, the North Bay Trappers are the 2012-2013 NOJHL Champions.
Markstay-Warren were forced to declare a state of emergency as a result of the flooding…traveling back and forth to visit family and they did get hit hard…Sunday afternoon as we were driving through, you could see how high the water had risen with huge chunks of ice stuck in the trees and bushes…they looked like plastic grocery bags littering the landscape…wild to see the levels that high, turning rivers into lakes
Good time for a reminder on Emergency Preparedness
Is your family prepared to survive 72 hours?
Government Emergency Preparedness
The North Bay AA Ice Boltz are 2 and 0 at the National Championship, Game 7 has been forced in the NOJHL final, several Y Titans won medals over the weekend and more.
A swollen and flooded Chippewa Creek is having an impact on some roads and trails in North Bay.
OPP advising Highway 11 North, in both directions, is expected to remain closed into Saturday. This after a sinkhole opened in the northbound lane by Mr Gas at the top of Thibeault Hill. The good news for motorists is that police say there’s a detour via Cedar Heights and College Drive.
There’s a flood warning for the area watershed, a rainfall warning continues Friday morning and OPP reporting a couple large sinkholes are impacting traffic on 2 area highways.
Local resident Ahmed Jouar is telling his story after running in Monday’s Boston marathon. He says the two explosions happened just before he could cross the finish line with a lot of emotions in the crowd with crying and screaming as a lot of runners and spectators were injured.
Healthcare workers rallied in front of Vic Fedeli’s office Thursday to display their anger with proposed changes to the arbitration process.
The investigation into the cause of a fire on the 300 block of Fraser Street continues with City Fire Prevention and the Fire Marshal’s Office. Crews were called to the scene around 530 Wednesday evening with black smoke coming from the windows on the second floor.
Unpack the shovels and snow blowers. Environment Canada says a winter storm warning is in effect for the North Bay area, with upwards of 20 cm possible Friday.
Local officials unveiled the new-look renovations plan for Memorial Gardens Tuesday morning. Read the Rest of the Entry
The first ever North Bay Battalion draft pick is Brett McKenzie (pictured above) of the Oakville Rangers. The OHL team selected the centre 10th overall in the priority selection draft Saturday morning. Read the Rest of the Entry
The playoffs have come to an end for the Brampton Battalion after a 1-0 overtime loss to Sudbury in game 5 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal.
City Police have released the identity of the victim in Wednesday afternoon’s fatal hit and run and there is more details after an arrest was made before 9:30pm.
The Brampton Battalion look to regain home ice advantage in Sudbury Tuesday night. The Wolves and Battalion split the opening two games of the series, giving Sudbury home ice advantage in the OHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. The next two games are at the Sudbury Arena.
Tickets went on sale Friday for two buses, per game, going to the Battalion/Wolves playoff matchups in Sudbury next Tuesday and Thursday.