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Library list of my BayToday columns

Library list of my BayToday columns

Below are links to my columns published at BayToday.ca during 2021: Sept. 13, 2021 Welcome to the ‘State of Flux’ Let’s take it a step further and invest that tax revenue directly into low-income and public housing, filling a void that’s causing part of the problem...

Back in the Bay Magazine’s latest news

Back in the Bay Magazine’s latest news

The first three editions of the Back in the Bay Magazine have rolled off the Beatty Printing press. Many thanks to the advertisers, subscribers and story contributors for making the 2021 launch successful. Work is already underway on the fourth magazine with the...

Fall edition roaring into North Bay

Fall edition roaring into North Bay

Take a ride on the North Bay Museum's 1928 Bickle Fire Engine while turning the pages of Back in the Bay's Fall Edition, which hits the streets of North Bay and area Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 15. There are 4,000 copies being delivered by Canada Post to various...

Win a Pet Portrait Painting

Win a Pet Portrait Painting

Enter our free contest to win a painting of your special pet by North Bay artist Joe Cundari. All it takes is a photo and story about why your pet is a special part of your family. Living and remembered pet entries welcome. Open to residents of Nipissing District or...

Demarco’s legacy lives on

Demarco’s legacy lives on

A familiar air of positive energy greeted Tony DeMarco as he rolled into the North Bay Regional Health Centre’s cafeteria Aug. 16, 2019. Cheers and applause filled the room as his daughter, Lisa, brought his wheelchair to rest and a wave of loving respect washed over...

Fall magazine to be published mid-September

Fall magazine to be published mid-September

The third edition of the Back in the Bay Magazine is nearing its Sept. 1 deadline for booking ads. Circulation set to begin Sept. 15. Several of the columnists met in person Aug. 16 in the courtyard at 176 Lakeshore (former Tweedsmuir school) to discuss their work...

Computers can’t write columns, can they?

Computers can’t write columns, can they?

There’s probably a way to automate the writing of a weekly column. We already have artificial intelligence programs to cover news events. Take an issue, insert trending posts via an algorithm of sources and ‘presto’ you’ve got a reaction piece. Same basic approach...

Every magazine is an adventure …

Every magazine is an adventure …

There’s an eclectic blend of nostalgia and current events in the Summer 2021 Back in the Bay Magazine. Editorial content includes features with dozens of familiar names in North Bay and Callander, all representing the interlacing communities of theatre, volunteer...

Seed for community service planted early

Seed for community service planted early

Fred Tayler was getting a little frustrated coming out of a winter of pandemic shutdown but he was happy when the vaccines started rolling out quicker than some were thinking. He’s used to a busier social life despite turning 87 years old in June. Between the Rorab...

Journalism ‘opened a lot of doors’

Journalism ‘opened a lot of doors’

There’s an old cardboard box that’s been shunted around from the top of one file cabinet to another in the North Bay Nugget newsroom. It’s filled with yellowed test prints and contact sheets from the darkroom days, curled and torn remnants of Bud Berry’s 32-year print...