The North Bay Nugget

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It should be interesting to see how the political landscape takes shape going forward

Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli and his Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario are gearing up to oust the Liberals from Queen's Park. It would make sense...

Campgrounds facing crippling tax hike

One family-run operation in southwestern Ontario is facing a $250,000 tax bill. “This is penalizing children, seniors and working couples by taking away an affordable...

Outspoken business reality TV star leads in survey of those likely to vote Tory

Conservative voters would be more likely to choose outspoken TV personality Kevin O'Leary as their party leader among a field of seven declared and potential...

No stone will be left unturned to invest allocated funds

After seeing the budget for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor) cut year after year under the Conservatives, the Liberal government is...

CFB North Bay's housing well managed

NDP MP David Christopherson was outraged and accused the department of being more concerned about buying bullets and bombs than the more important aspects of...

More plans, fewer promises – PM urged

MP Charlie Angus (NDP — Timmins-James Bay) said the Liberals need to stop being so vague with their intentions and set the record straight about...

Ontario hands CN bill for Gogama derailments

Sudbury Liberal MP Glenn Thibeault said the province has always had the power to bill companies in situations such as this, under Sect. 99.1 of...

Chief pleased with First Nation voter turnout

According to McLeod, voters in Garden Village overwhelming supported Rota with 166 votes, compared to 49 for NDP candidate Kathleen Jodouin, Conservative Jay Aspin received...

Campaign drawing to a close

In 2011, Conservative Jay Aspin snuck past incumbent Liberal Anthony Rota by 18 votes, the closest race in the country. Rota and Aspin are looking...

Rota, Dion focus on environment

“Locally, our Conservative Member of Parliament, Jay Aspin voted for removal of Trout Lake, Lake Temagami and the Mattawa River from the protection of the...

Voting obstacles "maddening"

The North Bay NuggetVoting obstacles "maddening" - chiefThe North Bay NuggetLast federal election Liberal candidate Anthony Rota lost his seat to Conservative Jay Aspin by...

Tractors, cattle on Ottawa streets as farmers express trade talk fears

The NDP's Mathieu Ravignat, who is running for re-election in the Quebec riding of Pontiac, said supply management allows for many small farms to exist...

NDP releases Northern platform

On hand were Kathleen Jodouin (Nipissing-Timiskaming), Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay), Claude Gravelle (Nickel Belt), Paul Loewenberg (Sudbury), Carol Hughes (Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing) and Skip Morrison (Sault Ste.

Federal candidates square off

The riding's four federal hopefuls – Conservative Jay Aspin, Liberal Anthony Rota, NDP Kathleen Jodouin and Green Nicole Peltier – faced off during a question-and-answer...

Aspin skips riding's first debate

Nipissing-Timiskaming Conservative candidate Jay Aspin was a no-show at Thursday's election debate at Nipissing University. The Nugget sent an email to Aspin's press secretary following...

Aspin unveils plan

Nipissing-Timiskaming Conservative candidate Jay Aspin officially opened his campaign office Saturday at 731 Main St. E. Aspin was joined by 30 supporters including Nipissing MPP...

Aspin not welcome in parade

Federal Conservative candidate Jay Aspin was asked by organizers to leave the Labour Day parade before festivities kicked off Monday morning. Every year union members...

Keep Canada Post alive – president

Nipissing-Timiskaming candidates Anthony Rota of the Liberals and Kathleen Jodouin of the NDP presented their party stands on the future of Canada Post. Conservative Jay...

Harper to stop in North Bay

The Conservative Party of Canada is fighting for re-election in the Oct. 19 federal election. Harper is to appear with Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin. No...

Marathon of an election

Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin is seeking another term in office for the Conservative Party while Liberal candidate Anthony Rota, NDP candidate Kathleen Jodouin and Green...

Aspin calls Rafferty's claims “NDP bogus accounting”

Nipissing-Temiskaming MP Jay Aspin says Thunder Bay- Rainy River New Democratic Party MP John Rafferty's critique of cuts to FedNor is “NDP bogus accounting.” “[They...

Is federal budget a winner or loser?

Depending on who you listen to, Tuesday's federal budget will either ensure the re-election of the federal Tories or spell its demise. It's as little...

Workers rally for new health accord

About 50 people gathered outside Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin's office Tuesday calling on the federal government to negotiate a new health accord with the provinces.

Spend the money

- NDPThe North Bay Nugget“The NODP represents the largest portion of FedNor's annual budget and its purpose is to promote job creation in Northern...

Aspin supports security changes in wake of shooting

Aspin, who could hear the exchange of gunfire, was barricaded inside the Conservative caucus room with his colleagues while the events unfolded. He said no...

'It felt like Columbine

The North Bay Nugget - AngusThe North Bay NuggetAngus said he saw one Conservative MP who hadn't been in the caucus room at the time...

Sale will hurt competition

The North Bay Nugget - AspinThe North Bay NuggetThey're a corporation and they will raise their rates to cover this expense,” Aspin said. “Northern Ontarians...

Aspin makes another attempt to keep Ontera

Aspin said the Conservatives are trying to increase competition as a way of reducing prices and this move flies directly in the face of federal...

CUPE sounds health care alarm

Bill Knight, who works for a security company at the North Bay Regional Health Centre, bangs a pot with a spoon in front of Nipissing-Timiskaming...

Too early to declare Canada's legacy in Afghanistan

"While Canada's mission may have ended, our responsibilities do not. We, as a country, must take the best possible care of all those who have...