The month of March is flying by and the first signs of spring have begun to show. The temperature fluctuations over the past couple of weeks, although welcome after this long winter have made it challenging for getting around this region. Many thanks to all the municipal maintenance crews for trying to keep up with the road and sidewalk maintenance and keep us moving. It has not been an easy task.
Earlier this month, The Chamber along with numerous community partners, were invited to attend a round table discussion with MP Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Immigration Minister and MP Anthony Rota. The groups were asked to provide the community input on how immigration into this region, is important for our future. The Parliamentary Secretary provided his experience with a prior successful pilot project, that took on the east coast.
The visit was timely given the application for a similar pilot project, which was previously announced by the Feder … Read More »
The loss of an hour of sleep on the weekend is almost welcome as it signals one more sure sign, that spring is right around the corner. Saturday was a spectacular day with what seems, the first spring like day in a long time. There is no telling how quickly this is going to turn from our winter wonderland to the first signs of flowers and green grass but as with everything, it will be a transition period and a very welcome one. There is no doubt that many of our streets will be small lakes and rivers over the next month and the annual clean up will begin.
This year, the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce has been working with several local groups that include The Heritage Gardeners, Downtown Improvement Association, City of North Bay, RFP Media plus a few community minded individuals to improve the appearance of our community. As plans are firmed up over the next month, it is the intention of the group, to announce its plans which will enhance the beauty of our com … Read More »
What is 90 Days and 90 Nights in the Cold?
Paul Tavares will be spending 90 days and 90 nights in the cold to raise awareness and donations to support the homeless in our community. Paul will be travelling to 13 cities across Ontario!
Where and when is Paul in North Bay?
Paul will be in North Bay (beside Harris Guardian on Main St) 6pm on Sunday March 10th till Sunday March 17th
Who will benefit?
Donations will be shared between: The Warming Center, The Crisis Center and The Salvation Army.
Donations can … Read More »