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Dashing Through the Bay

Dashing Through the Bay

Christmas in North Bay is a magical time of year. The city is far enough north that we usually have a white Christmas which helps create that holiday spirit. There are so many ways to enjoy the holidays in North Bay—from the Christmas Walk to picking your own tree to delicious holiday cuisine—here’s everything you need to know to help get your jingle bells rockin’.

Ontario Garlic Week October 29 through November 7, 2021

Ontario Garlic Week October 29 through November 7, 2021

Farmers and Chefs from Thunder Bay to Ottawa to Sarnia Celebrating Ontario Garlic Week Ontario Garlic Week October 29 through November 7, 2021 Interviews available with Ontario Garlic Week Founder Peter McClusky Food and beverage establishments across the province are...

North Bay Film Festival is BACK

North Bay Film Festival is BACK

North Bay Film Festival is BACK! The North Bay Film Festival is back for its 5th year, with both virtual and in-person events! Festival Friday (November 12th) will kick off with a virtual celebration of the work of filmmaker Jules Koostachin, an award-winning...

Put LOCAL on the Table This Fall

Put LOCAL on the Table This Fall

Put LOCAL on your Table this Fall – North Bay’s Best Sources for Fall Favourites As we roll into October amidst a rich backdrop of delightful fall colours, thoughts of soothing comfort foods, family gatherings and crisp evenings spent around the campfire creep into...

Agriculture & Farmstands are in Full Swing

Agriculture & Farmstands are in Full Swing

The face of Canadian agriculture is changing, and it’s definitely for the better. Small farms with younger farmers at the helm are increasing in numbers across Ontario, and many are choosing the north to establish their farming enterprises. With a healthy biodiversity supported by close proximity to wilderness and conservation areas, the north offers unparalleled beauty, affordable land and a rich culture – crucial elements for a healthy agricultural system. There are many reasons to farm in the north, and the community you’ll find here is one of the best!

Shred, drop and roll with North Bay’s Mountain Bike Community

Shred, drop and roll with North Bay’s Mountain Bike Community

On a warm Saturday night in July, avid cyclist and travel writer, Melanie Chambers, who hails from Toronto, was privy to one of the many gems in the north – our “shred-ready” cycling community. Melanie is a women’s mountain bike ambassador, on-tour across Canada to...

10 Fun Things to do in North Bay

10 Fun Things to do in North Bay

A North Bay transplant offers her list of must-dos for newcomers   While I love a good Top 10 list, gathering a definitive list of must-dos for the city of North Bay was definitely a challenge. For the best, most top, funnest things to do, I did what any smart...

Hiking to Great Heights 

Hiking to Great Heights 

The 7 best scenic lookouts in North Bay and beyond   It’s hard to narrow down the best trails-with-a-view when hiking in North Bay. Surrounded by a 70-meter escarpment in the heart of the rugged Canadian Shield, on the edge of the Laurentian Mountains and...

Get Your Eggs Benny Here: 5 delicious diners to discover in North Bay

Get Your Eggs Benny Here: 5 delicious diners to discover in North Bay

The “ultimate” North Bay diner is highly contested among locals, especially when it comes to breakfast. Since two eggs, bacon, home fries and a side of toast is pretty much standard fare across the country, the deliciousness is in the details—and the ambience. Here...

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