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  • Outdoor rinks and tobogganing hills
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 24, 2021 – The City of North Bay has reopened all municipal outdoor rinks and tobogganing hills following the recent announcement by the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit lifting the district-wide closures.
  • Snow Sculpture Contest
    North Bay, ON – Feb.23, 2021 – The City of North Bay is excited to launch a snow sculpture contest.  With no shortage of the white stuff, the City is calling on residents to get creative and start building outdoors masterpieces.
  • City removing ice at Memorial Gardens and Pete Palangio due to extended shutdown
    North Bay, ON – Feb.19, 2021 – The City of North Bay will immediately begin removing the ice at the Memorial Gardens and Pete Palangio arenas in light of today’s announcement that the Ontario Government will be maintaining the shutdown, the Stay-at-home order and all existing public health and workplace safety measures for the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit District. All ice user groups with current contracts will be contacted by City staff within the next several days.
  • Heritage Committee recognizes Ontario Heritage Week 2021
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 16, 2021 – The City of North Bay and the Municipal Heritage Committee is inviting all residents to reflect on the local history, heritage and people that have shaped the community the province marks Ontario Heritage Week 2021, which runs Feb. 15-21.
  • RFPQ issued for new Community and Recreation Centre
    North Bay, ON – Feb.16, 2021 – The City of North Bay has issued a Request for Qualification (RFQ) to pre-qualify general contractors for the construction of a new community and recreation centre at the existing Steve Omischl Sports Complex on Lakeshore Drive.
  • Event Hosting Program accepting applications until Feb. 26
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 11, 2021 – There’s still time for local organizations to submit applications to the City of North Bay’s Event Hosting Program.
  • 2021 proclaimed Year of Inclusion and Equity
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 5, 2021 – Mayor Al McDonald is proud to issue an official Proclamation recognizing 2021 as a year of inclusion and equity in North Bay.
  • Lane reduction on McIntyre Street East
    North Bay, ON – Feb.4, 2021 – A section of McIntyre Street East between Wyld and Ferguson streets has been reduced to a single lane to allow for repairs to the brick parapet on the north facing exterior wall of the Capitol Centre building.
  • Street-renaming dedication in honour of Bob Wood
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 27, 2021 – North Bay Mayor Al McDonald will host a virtual street-renaming dedication on Friday in honour of former Nipissing MP Bob Wood. The event will be livestreamed on the City of North Bay’s YouTube channel.
  • City announces amended arena lease agreement with Battalion
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 26, 2021 – The City of North Bay announced today that it has reached a mutually beneficial agreement to restate and amend its arena lease, license and loan agreement with the North Bay Battalion Hockey Club.
  • Click, book, go! Dynamic dispatching launches Jan. 24th
    The City of North Bay will be introducing a new, efficient and convenient public transit booking and tracking system beginning Jan. 24, 2021 with the launch of dynamic dispatching.
  • City to launch new dynamic dispatching pilot for public transit
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 18, 2021 – The City of North Bay will be introducing a new, efficient and convenient public transit booking and tracking system beginning Jan. 24, 2021 with the launch of dynamic dispatching.
  • COVID-19: Outdoor rinks and tobogganing hills closed
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 13, 2021 – Effective Jan. 14, all City of North Bay outdoor municipal rinks and tobogganing hills will be closed until further notice under the direction of the North Bay Parry Sound District Medical Officer of Health.
  • Event Hosting Program accepting applications
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 8, 2021 – The City of North Bay’s Event Hosing Program is now accepting applications.
  • Christmas Tree Recycling
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 4, 2021 – The City of North Bay is reminding residents that Christmas trees can be dropped off for recycling at the Public Works yard, located at 1399 Franklin Street, until January 16th. 
  • COVID-19 Shutdown: Changes to City Services
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 23, 2020 – There will be some changes to City of North Bay services, operations and facilities as Ontario moves into a province-wide shutdown on Dec. 26.
  • City opening five outdoor skating rinks
    North Bay, ON – Dec.18, 2020 - The City of North Bay will open five of its outdoor rinks for the season starting today at 4 p.m. 
  • Keeping our community safe during the holidays
    No matter where you live, the safest way to celebrate is by celebrating in-person with those you live with and virtually with those who don’t live with you.
  • Santa Drive-Thru
    North Bay, ON – Dec.15, 2020 – Santa Claus is coming to town on Sunday, Dec. 20. The City of North Bay will host a drive-thru Santa Claus event this Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the south parking lot at Memorial Gardens.
  • City updates timing at signalized intersections
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 10, 2020 – The City of North Bay will be updating timing plans at a number of signalized intersections during the week of Dec. 14 to 18.  As a result, the changes to the signalized intersections will ultimately enhance traffic movement efficiency. 
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