Day: April 17, 2019

Red flags go up over ambulance service merger

North Bay Nugget Province plans to reduce the number of paramedic services from more than 50 to 10 Considering the “voice” of municipalities will be one of the biggest challenges facing the Ontario government as it looks to consolidate the number of ambulance services in the province, says the chief administrative officer for the District […]

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Mojo Fitness team conquers 1,776 stairs

North Bay Nugget Climbing the CN Tower ‘one of the best weekends of my life’ Members of the Mojo Fitness team competed in the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) CN Tower Climb for Nature last weekend in Toronto. Each participant had their own reasons for climbing 1,776 stairs. For some, it was to conquer a fear […]

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MPP slams health unit merger

North Bay Nugget ‘This is the kind of issue that we won’t know how serious it is until something goes wrong’ Reducing public health units is ‘the kind of issue that we won’t know how serious it is until something goes wrong,’ warns Timiskaming-Cochrane NDP MPP John Vanthof. Nugget File Photo The province’s plan to […]

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Big game committee coming to North Bay

North Bay Nugget Ontario’s new big game management advisory committee will visit North Bay May 23. The committee is tasked with advising on improvements to how the province manages moose and other big game, including deer, elk and black bear. “We have heard concerns from hunters that the current approach, specifically the moose tag draw […]

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Samsung speaks up about broken Galaxy Fold review units

Engadget RSS Feed Even after extensive durability testing, reports surfaced yesterday that several Galaxy Fold reviewers had already suffered from broken devices. It appears they’re experiencing more than one type of issue, mostly tied to the device’s innovative folding display technology, and in a statement released tonight Samsung said it “will thoroughly inspect these units […]

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North Bay’s new festival coming together

North Bay Nugget The idea behind North Bay’s latest festival is to build upon the popularity of Armed Forces Day. Nugget File Photo The pieces of a new grassroots festival are slowly coming together. “We have had a very, very good response” to the community festival that will follow this year’s Armed Forces Day, says […]

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Clippers putting on showcase for franchise-changing free agent

NBA.com: News Go to Source LOS ANGELES — There’s a word in the NBA dictionary for when a player is showcased before the rest of the league to inflate his assets and hike his value and make him tempting for a new team, and that word is … well, showcased. It happens every year. But […]

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Facebook ‘unintentionally’ saved contacts of 1.5 million new users

Engadget RSS Feed NurPhoto via Getty Images Remember the weird revelation that Facebook was asking some new users for the password to their email account? Tonight Business Insider reports that since May 2016, if users entered their email password then Facebook used it to access their contact list and upload the contents to its servers […]

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Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night in Canada: Avalanche vs. Flames Game 4

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Watch live on television and online as the Colorado Avalanche take on the Calgary Flames in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Hockey Night on Canada. Watch live on television and online Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET as the Colorado Avalanche take on the Calgary Flames […]

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Bruins’ Pastrnak returns to 1st love — beating the Leafs

CBC | NHL News Go to Source After Boston Bruins sniper David Pastrnak scored three goals in a 5-1 win at home in the first meeting of the regular season against the rival Toronto Maple Leafs last fall, Pastrnak remarked, “I love beating Toronto.” But the 22-year-old Czech right wing had not done much to […]

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