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COVID-19 Outbreak at Lancelot Apartments in North Bay

NORTH BAY, ON – On February 6, 2021, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) made the public aware of an outbreak of COVID-19 among individuals who reside in the Skyline – Lancelot Apartments. Due to the small number of individuals testing positive for COVID-19 in the …

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COVID-19 Variant of Concern Case Confirmed in District

NORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has confirmed its first case of a COVID-19 Variant of Concern (VOC). Following a positive result of COVID-19, with exposure associated to recent international travel, further testing for variants was requested. The individual is currently self-isolating. …

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Pedestrian Struck – NIPISSING WEST OPP LAYS EIGHTH IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGE OF 2021

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On February 2, 2021 at 1:36 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a motor vehicle collision that struck a pedestrian on Front St., West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Nipissing Paramedic Services transported the pedestrian to the local hospital with …

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An Individual Who Attends École Secondaire Catholique Franco-Cité Tests Positive for COVID-19

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has confirmed a member of the École Secondaire Catholique Franco-Cité school community has tested positive for COVID-19. The Health Unit is working with Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord to ensure that all close contacts are contacted directly. As the individual was …

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Health Unit Administers First Dose of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to Over 520 People

NORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has completed the administration of the first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Five hundred and five doses of the COVID-19 vaccine was administered to long-term care home residents, and 16 doses was administered to front-line …

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MP Serré announces $48,000 in funding to support 5 Nickel Belt – Greater Sudbury Royal Canadian Legion Branches

NICKEL BELT – GREATER SUDBURY- Today, MP for Nickel Belt – Greater Sudbury Marc G. Serré announced nearly $50,000 in funding from the Government of Canada to support 5 local Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) Branches on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of …

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North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit Receives First Shipment of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has received the first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for the district. The shipment is small and is allotted to residents of long-term care, as prioritized in phase one of the province of Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccination program. The Health …

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Authority of governments over Indigenous hunting and fishing questioned at North Bay trial

54 people from around Lake Nipissing are on trial for hunting and fishing violations A trial underway this week could have far reaching implications for the Indigenous people of northern Ontario and across Canada. The defence is arguing that no governments, not even First Nation chiefs and councils, can legally …

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Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary

Message supports provincial stay-at-home-order to stop the spread of COVID-19 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is working with transportation agencies and providers to support the Stay-At-Home Order and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Using tools like provincial network signs and transit communications systems, the province is reminding drivers and …

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