Day: April 16, 2019

North Bay arena decision 3 months away

North Bay Nugget Council to spend $250,000 on analysis comparing Omischl to Memorial Gardens Construction of a new twin-pad arena and community centre will begin next spring, according to the chair of the city’s community services committee. But the contentious issue of where it will be located – at Memorial Gardens or the Steve Omischl […]

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Investigated Canadore official remains on the job

North Bay Nugget President says college is committed to due process A Canadore staff member being investigated for inappropriate behaviour remains on the job, says Canadore College president George Burton. Burton spoke to the media during Tuesday’s board meeting, the first since allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment emerged. When asked if the board discussed […]

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Internet access a ‘hurdle’ to the North’s growth

North Bay Nugget Mayors, CAOs discuss internet access, shared resources North Bay Mayor Al McDonald, left, and interim chief administrative officer David Euler listen to Papineau-Cameron CAO Jason McMartin speak at a regional meeting of municipal officials at city hall on Tuesday. Michael Lee/The Nugget Continued growth and internet access were among the top priorities […]

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Lincoln Corsair squeezes Navigator features into a smaller SUV

Engadget RSS Feed The Lincoln Navigator is unapologetically huge. But large, luxury SUVs don’t have the sales numbers of the small crossover market. So it’s no surprise that the automaker is tossing its luxury hat into that profitable ring with the new Corsair. Introduced at the New York International Auto Show, the Corsair is the […]

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OnePlus 7 rumors, leaks include Pro and 5G editions

Engadget RSS Feed @OnLeaks If you’re eagerly awaiting word of the next OnePlus handset, a few leakers who have been reliable in the past have information for you. Between @OnLeaks/Pricebaba and Ishan Agarwal, they’ve claiming we can expect a global launch event on May 14th, with up to three variants of the device on display: […]

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Bucks look to avoid Warrior-like misstep versus Pistons in Game 2

NBA.com: News Go to Source MILWAUKEE — Tough lessons go down a little easier when the other guy is paying the tuition. The Milwaukee Bucks have been auditing a class in playoff do’s and don’ts for a few days now, learning things that other students haven’t exactly heeded. Protect home court? Oops. Home teams have […]

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Accused killer charged with attacking Sudbury Jail guard

Sudbury Star The Sudbury Jail on Elm Street in Sudbury. Gino Donato/Sudbury Star file photo A man already facing a murder trial has been charged for an attacking a correctional officer at Sudbury Jail. Darcy Sheppard, 32, was charged Tuesday for the assault, which allegedly occurred Oct. 26, 2018. Sheppard is headed to a five-week […]

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Gun fake, but the fear real, Sudbury court hears

Sudbury Star A man who stabbed another man during an argument and who later pointed an imitation handgun at a woman’s head and threatened to shoot her just missed going to the penitentiary Tuesday. “Basically, I realize that’s the consequence of what happened,” Pond, 20, told Ontario Court Justice Ronald Boivin from the prisoner’s box. […]

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Housing project in Sudbury gets $1.36-million boost

Sudbury Star Jo-Ann Vandeligt makes a point as her son, Kenny, looks on at a funding announcement at the Wade Hampton House in Sudbury, Ont. on Tuesday April 16, 2019. The federal government will provide more than $1.36 million in funding for the expansion of the Wade Hampton House. The expansion project will include six […]

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Sudbury’s health unit contemplates ‘immense’ changes

Sudbury Star Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, CEO and Medical Officer of Health at Public Health Sudbury and Districts. John Lappa/Sudbury Star/Postmedia Network The provincial government announced its budget last week. In it were drastic changes, and significantly reduced funding, regarding the delivery of public health care services — changes that are leaving officials in Sudbury scrambling. […]

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