Last week the City turned out, despite the inclement weather, to celebrate Armed Forces Day 2018. Over 3500 students and thousands of residents took in the celebration at our waterfront on Wednesday morning with our Canadian Armed Forces, First Responders, and volunteers. Although Mother Nature wasn’t too co-operative, forcing the cancellation of the Sky Hawks Jump Team, it was a tremendous celebration for the … Read More »
Last week, after many months of campaigning, Ontarians’ have elected a majority PC government to lead us, over the next four years. Looking back over the past few months of the election campaign, no doubt it will be remembered as one of the more memorable albeit strange, campaigns in a long time. Congratulations to Vic Fedeli and his entire election team, on a huge victory here in Nipissing. After two terms in opposition, we can look forward to having our elected MPP as a member of the Legislature, that is forming the new government.
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Last week on Wednesday, it was great to attend the Grand Opening and open house at the new consolidated home for Community Living North Bay. The new building which consolidates it services in one location at the Commerce Court facility, will serve our community well for years to come. The building has been transformed into a fully integrated hub to assist persons with intellectual disabilities and their families. What a tremendous job that the staff do and congratulations to those staff, the Board and the families that had the vision and determination to bring … Read More »
Last week from Thursday through to Sunday, gymnast’s from across Ontario, were showcased at Nipissing University. The 20th annual “Sunshine Classic” put on by Gymtrix; Nicki Chretien Mills, Bill Rhoads and Tim Mills. Over eight hundred athletes converged on North Bay bringing coaches, parents and relatives to our City. That was a great boost to our business economy and another great example of what Sports Tourism means to this area. Meals, hotels, and visiting many of our stores while in North Bay, is a great annual start to our summer season of welcoming visitors to this region.
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At the recent Your TV “Behind the Ballot” Candidates Debate, a number of questions submitted by the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce were not asked due to time limitations.
We provided the opportunity to all candidates to answer these important business questions, so that we could share the answers with our members in the Nipissing region.
Many of the questions were based on the consultations with our members and others across the network, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce developed Vote Prosperity, a platform for the 2018 provincial campaign. This product is designed to provide Ontario with a strategy to leverage our advantages and strengthen our global competitiveness.
Three of the six candidates chose to respond to the questions. Please click on each candidate below to read their answers.