News Tory Leader Doug Ford visits North Bay on Sunday SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, staff Friday, Apr. 13th, 2018 Doug Ford to visit Nipissing riding this Thursday. Photo credit: Ontario PC Party North Bay residents have a chance to see Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford this weekend. Ford is continuing his swing of Northern Ontario with a stop in Nipissing after earlier visits to centres like Sudbury, Thunder Bay and Dryden. Ford will meet with party faithful during a Meet and Greet at The Grande Event Centre. The 90 minute event begins at 3:30pm. Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli will be with Ford.