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Recent articles by Jennifer:

Fedeli announces $5.5 million to keep North Bay's film industry going

Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli arrived at the North Bay Museum Friday to announce more than $5.5 million for the local film and television industry. The funding, provided through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp., will go to four companies. Hideaway Pictures received $3 million to produce the second season of the television series When Hope […] → Read More

Getting flu shot more important than ever — top doctor

'People continue to believe that everything has been great and they will not get sick' → Read More

'I've cried happy tears for the first time'

Wanda is crying tears of joy. Several social service agencies stepped up Tuesday to help after The Nugget published the story of Wanda and her 11-year-old granddaughter living in a “beat-up, old trailer” in North Bay. Wanda, who asked to remain anonymous, shared her story to raise awareness of the city’s need for affordable housing. A one-bedroom apartment in North Bay costs $1,200 a month, yet… → Read More

North Bay's homeless problem about to worsen – advocate

Shane Moyer is warning North Bay to prepare for an increase in homelessness as Ontario’s Landlord and Tenant Board is set to begin processing eviction applications on Tuesday. Moyer believes people living in substandard apartments, rooms and in basements are barely hanging on. “Many of us could soon be out on the street,” he says. “Right now, there’s at least 40 people homeless in North Bay. But… → Read More

'I just don't feel safe anywhere' — North Bay sisters to move out

Sisters selling, moving out after North Bay home break-in → Read More

43 rescued dogs, puppies brought to North Bay

The Pet Valu Animal Rescue Express road crew has returned to North Bay from northern Manitoba with 43 dogs and puppies. Liam Cullin, executive director of the North Bay and District Humane Society, said the North Bay crew left Sunday morning and arrived Tuesday at around 2:30 p.m. He said all the dogs and puppies […] → Read More

Lost pony found after more than week-long search

Cider has been found. The pony, who had been missing for eight days, was located in Powassan Thursday. “A group of riders, a camp owner, myself and sister were out looking. Cider starting calling to the four horses that we brought in to track him,” said Cider’s owner, Breanna Pearce. “After hearing the noises, Cider […] → Read More

Search continues in Callandar area for Cider

Breanna Pearce is walking and scouring the bush as much as her feet can take looking for her missing pony. And when her feet are too sore to continue, she jumps on her horse and heads back on the trails. Pearce says she adopted Cider from an animal rescue centre in southern Ontario in December. The pony was delivered last Wednesday to Pearce’s farm in Callander. “Cider wasn’t even here 12 hours… → Read More

Classroom education 'not worth sacrificing people's health'

Critics urge province to provide more money for a safe return to school → Read More

North Bay college cuts WE ties over charity’s ‘ongoing negative attention’

Canadore College has decided to end its relationship with WE. Four days ago, Canadore told The Nugget it planned to continue its partnership with WE Schools, this despite the escalating controversy surrounding the charity. But things have changed. “After reflection and reassessment, Canadore College has decided to end its relationship with WE,” president George Burton […] → Read More

North Bay college maintains WE link despite controversy

Canadore College doesn’t have any plans to ditch its partnership with WE despite controversy swirling in Ottawa around the charity. On Friday, both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau faced calls to resign — from two federal party leaders — over their involvement in the WE controversy. Canadore College and Canadore Students’ Council are entering their fourth year of… → Read More

Masks now mandatory in Nipissing

The mandated use of face coverings in the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit’s region comes into effect Friday. Face coverings must be worn in ‘enclosed public spaces,’ according to the health unit. “This means indoor spaces of businesses, organizations and services accessed by the public, including public transportation. Face coverings should also be […] → Read More

North Bay teens tricked into sharing sexual images online

A 41-year-old American portraying himself as a teenage girl and asking North Bay teens to exchange sexual images has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. North Bay police began an investigation in February 2018 pertaining to an online child luring matter. “The investigation began with a parent monitoring communication their teenager was having on the social media platforms Instagram and… → Read More

Air Canada departure ‘sad day’ for North Bay

Mayor Al McDonald believes there is still time to get Air Canada to reverse its decision. McDonald didn’t mince words or sway from his position that it’s critical to keep Jack Garland Airport open despite Air Canada withdrawing its services. McDonald spoke to local media Tuesday evening about the “sad and devastating news” announced by […] → Read More

New rule could lengthen nursing home bed waits

Trout Creek Senior Living reduced to 49 from 66 available beds → Read More

Rescue dog saves owner's life

North Bay resident woken up mid-heart attack by man's best friend → Read More

North Bay senior sleeps with bat after two drug busts on her street

'We're all getting nervous. This drug problem is a big problem' → Read More

Ontario's COVID-19 response fails to impress Sudbury, North Bay residents — poll

Most also favour most testing and the production of PPE → Read More

Ontario Northland issues temporary layoffs

Ontario Northland has issued temporary layoff notices to 25 employees as a result of a reduction of work due to COVID-19. → Read More

Province offers 'glimmer of hope' – Fedeli

Medical advice to determine economy’s staged reopening → Read More