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North Bay paying for two fire chiefs at the same time

North Bay paying for two fire chiefs at the same time

The city staff decided to hire a new Chief effective September 12, meaning the new Chief Jason Whiteley and the former Chief Grant Love are both on the city payroll at the same time until the end of January.
French River senior drowns in boating accident

French River senior drowns in boating accident

Joceyln Michaud, 69, found dead after boat capsizes

VIDEO: Family receives life-changing van

After many years, a local family has finally received a much-needed wheelchair accessible van that allows their son to travel free of pain.
Petition launched to save Dionne Quints home

Petition launched to save Dionne Quints home

"This is a tremendous opportunity for the City of North Bay, for its tourism industry and for its children and citizens, who can all benefit and learn from the history and stories of the Dionne homestead and Quintuplets. They are so very much a part of the city's cultural fabric and historical tourism identity."
OSPCA rounds up 70 dogs in Grassy Narrows First Nation

OSPCA rounds up 70 dogs in Grassy Narrows First Nation

Seventy wild dogs have been rounded up in Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation (Grassy Narrows) and are bound for Southern Ontario.
Tornado touched down in Stayner Monday afternoon

Tornado touched down in Stayner Monday afternoon

This is Ontario's 11th tornado this year
<b>Human remains found in Bonfield IDed as man missing since 2009</b>

Human remains found in Bonfield IDed as man missing since 2009

No foul play suspected in death of 42-year-old Michael Laframboise
Skull fragments discovered after Guelph parking lot dug up

Skull fragments discovered after Guelph parking lot dug up

Third time in recent years human bones have been found
Thunder Bay school uses Tragically Hip lyrics to teach Canadian history

Thunder Bay school uses Tragically Hip lyrics to teach Canadian history

“Late breaking story on the CBC, a nation whispered ’We always knew that he’d go free.’” -- Gord Downie, in Wheat Kings, from the 1992 album Fully Completely. A Superior Collegiate teacher is using the songs of the Tragically Hip to teach her students about Canadian history.
Pranksters 'have nothing to do with the art or profession of clowning'

Pranksters 'have nothing to do with the art or profession of clowning'

Former Saultite Scott Kaija weighs in on the recent creepy clown trend