North Bay

Discriminatory act ‘has been somewhat righted’

North Bay Nugget Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare The “assimilation machine” the federal government used for almost 150 years to strip the status of Indigenous people “has been somewhat righted,” according to the Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief. Glen Hare said updates to the Indian Registration System means many who lost their status […]

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Artwork shows hands helping Hands

North Bay Nugget Samantha Simpson, Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca, left, and Paul Laperriere, Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca, right, accept a one-of-a-kind donation from Wanda Wallace, Ontario Hooking Craft Guild, to bring enjoyment to clients accessing one of Hands’ therapy spaces at 391 Oak Street East in North Bay. Submitted Photo Hands The Family Help Network has some more hands […]

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Golf gala raises $52,000 for cancer program

North Bay Nugget The 21st annual Osprey Links Golf Gala raised $52,000 for the Cancer Care Close to Home campaign. Submitted Photo The Cancer Care Close to Home campaign is $52,000 to the good after the 21st annual Osprey Links Charity Golf Gala. Over the last six years, the tournament has raised more than $250,000 […]

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Abandoned puppies thriving

North Bay Nugget A litter of 11 puppies abandoned near a dumpster Monday is being tended to by a lactating female dog at the North Bay and District Humane Society. Janet Bredin, shelter manager, said Thursday a mixed breed female “has taken to the puppies” and the puppies are doing well under her care. The […]

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Nipissing files for conciliator

North Bay Nugget File Photo jpg, NB Talks between Nipissing University and the Nipissing University Faculty Association are on hold until the middle of September, according to a spokesperson with NUFA. In a release issued Wednesday, Dr. Nathan Kozuskanich, president of NUFA, said the university has tabled a “punishing package” that will “significantly affect students’ […]

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Tag day aims for $25,000 for hospice

North Bay Nugget The Nipissing Serenity Hospice is hoping to raise $25,000 Saturday as part of the Knights of Columbus tag day. All proceeds from the event are donated to the hospice. “The community support has been incredible,” Elizabeth Evans, executive director of Nipissing Serenity Hospice, said. “It is undeniable that there is a tremendous […]

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Local farm families outstanding in field

North Bay Nugget Five local farming families will be among 11 from across the province honoured with 2019 BMO Ontario Farm Family awards at the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo in Verner Sept. 17 to 21. Nugget File Photo pj wilson / jpg, NB Five West Nipissing-area farm families will be honoured with […]

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Offers of help rolling in

North Bay Nugget Janet Bredin, manager of the North Bay and District Humane Society shelter, holds two of the 11 puppies rescued Monday morning. PJ Wilson/The Nugget The phone’s been ringing off the hook at the North Bay and District Humane Society since a box of 11 newborn pups were dropped off late Monday morning. […]

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Town hall focuses on community safety

North Bay Nugget Federal Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Bill Blair speaks to one of those who attended a town hall Friday at Nipissing University on community safety. PJ Wilson/The Nugget While Hilary Earl was “pleasantly surprised” by the progressive attitude shown by the federal minister of border security and organized crime […]

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Playground ‘significant’ project for Kiwanis

North Bay Nugget Members of the Kiwanis Club of Nipissing turn the sod for the new playground at Lee Park, Thursday. PJ Wilson/The Nugget Slippery the Seal, the longtime mascot of the Kiwanis Club of Nipissing’s Lee Park playground, will be returning to the site as part of a $500,000 reconstruction expected to be completed […]

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