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  • Help grow North Bay’s tree canopy
    North Bay, ON – March 30, 2023 – Residential property owners can help grow the City’s tree canopy this spring through a program called Grow Our Canopy, aimed at helping residents purchase trees for their yards.
  • North Bay Council approves contract award for Making over Main Street project
    North Bay, ON – March 30, 2023 - The reconstruction of a section of Main Street is set to begin this spring following North Bay City Council’s approval Tuesday of a contract award to MCA Contracting Ltd.
  • It's pothole season - patching is underway
    North Bay, ON – March 23, 2023 – It’s that time of the year, when North Bay streets are prone to developing potholes and City crews are busy making repairs.
  • City Celebrates Crossing Guards
    North Bay, ON – March 22, 2022 – Today, the City of North Bay, in partnership with the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (NBPSDHU) and the Nipissing-Parry Sound Student Transportation Services (NPSTS), celebrated the crossing guards in our community who help to keep students safe on their way to and from school every day.
  • North Bay diverts more waste from its landfill
    North Bay, ON – March 21, 2023 – There’s been less residential waste going to the City of North Bay’s Merrick Landfill since a weekly curbside garbage collection limit of two bags per household was implemented a little more than a year ago.
  • New playground coming to North Bay’s Downtown Waterfront
    North Bay, ON – March 20, 2023 – The City of North Bay, in partnership with the Rotary Clubs of North Bay and North Bay-Nipissing, will be adding an exciting new inclusive playground to the Downtown Waterfront for children and their families to enjoy this spring.  
  • North Bay Council Approves 2023 Municipal Budget
    North Bay, ON – March 15, 2022 – North Bay City Council approved a 2023 operating budget on Tuesday totalling $153.1 million.
  • City Removing and Replacing Infected Ash Trees
    North Bay, ON – March 13, 2023 – The City of North Bay will be continuing this year to remove ash trees infested with the emerald ash borer from parks and municipally-owned properties.
  • Call for Performers: 2023 Summer Concert Series
    North Bay, ON – March 10, 2023 – North Bay’s Summer Concert Series, which will be returning to the Kiwanis Bandshell at the City’s waterfront starting this July, is seeking local performers.
  • City studying PFAS treatment options
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 15, 2023 – The City of North Bay has proactively undertaken a study to evaluate options for enhancing its water treatment process to meet potential future regulatory changes related to per- and polyfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS).
  • Overnight Snow Removal
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 10, 2023 – The City of North Bay will be conducting overnight snow-removal on several main road arteries starting this Sunday.
  • Sidewalk expansion project set to resume this spring
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 31, 2023 – A multi-year construction project aimed at improving access to existing transit stops by expanding the City’s network of sidewalks is set to continue this spring along sections of Norman Avenue, Georgian Road and Prince Edward Drive.
  • Request for tenders issued for Main Street project
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 27, 2023 – The City of North Bay is planning to proceed with the reconstruction of a section of Main Street this spring.
  • Battalion game night celebrates diversity and inclusion
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 25, 2023 – The City of North Bay is proudly sponsoring an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Night this Thursday during the North Bay Battalion’s home game against the Windsor Spitfires at 7 p.m.
  • North Bay Council Approves 2023 Water and Wastewater Budget
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 18, 2023 – North Bay City Council has approved the 2023 water and wastewater operating budget in the net amount of $24.9 million.
  • Families First New Year’s Eve Celebrations
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 30, 2022 – North Bay’s Families First New Year’s Eve celebration runs from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. this Saturday at Memorial Gardens and Thomson Park.
  • City increases next week’s curbside garbage limit
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 30, 2022 – North Bay residents who may have missed curbside garbage collection this week will be permitted to place double the weekly bag limit at the curb next week.
  • Holiday Hours
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 22, 2022 – Please be advised of the following holiday hours for City services and facilities:
  • One outdoor ice rink open, others on the way
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 15, 2022 – City crews have opened one of North Bay’s outdoor ice rinks and will be readying other rinks throughout the community as soon as the weather allows.
  • City accepting applications for event hosting grants
    City accepting applications for event hosting grants North Bay, ON – Dec. 8, 2022 –The City of North Bay’s Event Hosting Program is accepting grant applications to help support not-for-profit conferences, meetings, sports tournaments and other special events that will be taking place in 2023.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505