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Past articles by Gord:

Ignored workplace complaints can prove fatal

North Bay lawyer's grandmother was killed by her manager in 1996 → Read More

'Trying times' for 'human services' agencies in Northern Ontario

Children’s Aid in North Bay spearheading a Northern Sustainability Strategy → Read More

Minister defends Endangered Species Act review

'The act itself in the past 10 years has been seen as a significant impediment to be able to conduct business here in Ontario' → Read More

Cause of massive Parry Sound 33 fire found

The province has yet to determine how it will deal with the costs associated with one of the largest fires to burn out of control in the region last summer. → Read More

'Keep it on private property and there shouldn't be any issues'

West Nipissing eyes tough restrictions on pot smoking → Read More

Restore Northlander, province urged

ONTC unions pitch passenger rail in 2019 provincial budget submission → Read More

Gateway Casinos vows to protect North Bay's turtles

The location of North Bay’s future casino has not yet been finalized. But a spokesman for Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited says the company will take any and all precautions that may be necessary to protect Blanding’s turtle habitat should it move forward with a potential site on Pinewood Park Drive. Rob Mitchell says Gateway is aware of local concerns regarding the possible impact of… → Read More

OPG continues to urge caution on Sturgeon River

Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) facilities on the Sturgeon River have returned to normal operations following a reduction in water flow Thursday at two control dams upstream of of its Crystal Falls Generating Station. → Read More

Invest North Bay seeks $10M from city

$2.5M annually for 4 years tough in 'challenging' times, Vrebosch concedes → Read More

Future pot shop locations in Northern Ontario a mystery

Two successful applicants must choose a location in a willing municipality with at least 50,000 people → Read More

Hospital cuts in Sudbury bad for North: North Bay protest

Hospital cuts in Sudbury affecting entire northeast → Read More

Third person charged in North Bay shooting death

A third person has been charged in connection with the shooting death last month of a 45-year-old North Bay man in a home invasion-style robbery. → Read More

North Bay council gives casino the nod during raucous meeting

Support by a majority of North Bay council for a casino in the city drew angry outbursts from an audience of foes Wednesday. There was jeering and booing from a packed chamber as an 8-3 vote in support of the Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited proposal unfolded. One woman shouted at city politicians that they have killed North Bay and another woman scolded the group for failing to… → Read More

North Bay council asked to sign off on casino

City politicians will likely give a final nod to North Bay’s proposed casino during a special meeting slated for next week. → Read More

North Bay not losing film industry – officials

'As long as we keep getting grants from the government, production companies are going to come to North Bay' → Read More

North Bay woman charged in fentanyl-related death

A 54-year-old North Bay woman has been charged with manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death in connection to a fentanyl-related death. → Read More

North Bay bans filmmakers' fake snow

Film industry hopes city will reconsider ban on commonly used Phos-Chek foam → Read More

Parry Sound 33 still active at 11,362 hectares

Fire contained and likely to burn out during winter → Read More

Infamous jail escape that ended in Sudbury shooting remembered

A new heritage site plaque was unveiled Thursday in North Bay, highlighting the history behind the city’s near century-old jail. → Read More

North Bay says yes to pot shops

North Bay is opting “in” on the provincial government’s plan to introduce private retail stores for cannabis. → Read More