News Health unit pursues new home effort SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, staff Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2014 The North Bay – Parry Sound District Health Unit has begun the ball rolling toward a new building. It’s asking the municipal councils in its cluster to let it buy land that would house the building. Monday night North Bay council approved the purchase request. The health unit will use its own money to buy the land but first needs majority consent from the rest of the 30 municipalities in its boundary.