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News Releases & Media Advisories

  • Rain closes fields
    North Bay, ON – July 8, 2021 –Due to extremely wet conditions, ball diamonds, soccer fields and football fields have been closed today. All games and practices are cancelled. Powerade Field and Minute Maid Fields at the Omischl Complex will remain open tonight.
  • Cassells Street lane closure
    North Bay, ON – July 1, 2021 – Cassells Street will be reduced to a single lane in each direction at Third Avenue for approximately four days starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday July 5. The lane closure is required to while work takes place to upgrade water and sewer mains on Third Avenue.
  • Backyard fireworks and the risks
    NORTH BAY, June 30, 2021– For Canada Day celebrations, North Bay Fire & Emergency Services cautions that ‘backyard’ fireworks can be dangerous as each year in Ontario, fire works cause major fires and are also the cause of severe injuries.   
  • Fields and ball diamonds closed
    North Bay, ON – June 29, 2021 –Due to extremely wet conditions, ball diamonds, soccer fields and football fields have been closed today.  All games and practices are cancelled. Powerade Field and Minute Maid Fields at the Omischl Complex will remain open tonight.
  • In-person customer service resumes at City Hall
    North Bay, ON – June 29, 2021 – As Ontario enters Stage 2 of its reopening plan on Wednesday, the City of North Bay will be resuming access to in-person customer service at City Hall.
  • Fields and ball diamonds closed due to wet conditions
    North Bay, ON – June 28, 2021 –Due to extremely wet conditions, ball diamonds, soccer fields and football fields have been closed today.  All games and practices are cancelled. Powerade Field and Minute Maid Fields at the Omischl Complex will remain open tonight.
  • Parkwood Drive and Glenwood Road Improvements
    North Bay, ON – June 21, 2021 –The City of North Bay Roads Department will begin installing new storm sewers and sidewalks on Glenwood Road and Parkwood Drive today as part of a multi-year project. 
  • Olmsted Beach made more accessible
    North Bay, ON – June 18, 2021 – Installation of a new inclusive playground at Olmstead Beach will be begin Monday as part of accessible upgrades at the site, including paved pathways and parking.  
  • Road closure: Wyld Street
    North Bay, ON – June 15, 2021 – A section of Wyld Street between McIntyre Street and First Avenue will be closed for approximately two days this week beginning Thursday morning for milling, adjusting of structure lids and repaving.
  • Road Closure: Lakeshore Drive
    North Bay, ON – June 11, 2021 – A section of Lakeshore Drive between Marshall Avenue and Mulligan Street will be closed for approximately 12 hours starting Sunday evening at 6 p.m.
  • CCTV sewer inspections
     North Bay, ON – June 11, 2021 – As part of the design work for the Main Street Reconstruction project, the City’s Public Works Sewer and Water Department will begin sewer investigation using CCTV cameras starting Monday, June 14 .
  • 2021 final property tax bills
    NORTH BAY, ON – June 11, 2021 –The City of North Bay began issuing 2021 final property tax bills this week. Property owners can expect to receive their bill in the mail within the next 5 to 10 business days.
  • Road Closure: Marshall Avenue East
    North Bay, ON – June 3, 2021 – Marshall Avenue East will be closed between Lakeshore Drive and Marshall Park Drive for up to eight days starting Monday, June 7, at 7:30 a.m. as part of ongoing waterworks upgrading in the area.
  • Wallace Road sewage pumping station upgrades
    North Bay, ON – May 14, 2021 – Installation of a new sewage pumping station and sanitary sewer on Wallace Road is expected to begin June 14.
  • Rotary Splash Pad opening
    North Bay, ON – June 1, 2021 –The Family of Rotary’s Splash Pad will  be open for the season tomorrow morning.
  • Lane closure: Cassells Street
    North Bay, ON – May 28, 2021 – Please be advised that Cassells Street will be reduced to one lane today between Highway 11/17 and Olive Street from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. while paving takes place on Shaw Street and along the north side of Cassells Street.
  • City opening outdoor amenities
    North Bay, ON – May 21, 2021 – The City of North Bay is preparing to open sports fields and some other outdoor amenities following the provincial announcement Thursday that certain recreational activities will be permitted as of Saturday, May 22.
  • Beware of uncertified smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
    North Bay, ON – May 19, 2021 – Residential fires burn hotter, faster, and more toxic than ever before, which is why North Bay Fire and Emergency Services places so much emphasis on public fire safety education and fire safety standards and enforcement.
  • Pinewood Park Drive: Lane Closure
    North Bay, ON – May 19, 2021 – A section of Pinewood Park Drive will be reduced to a single lane each day for the next three weeks while work related to the extension of water and sewer services to the nearby Cascades Casino site is completed.
  • Sidewalk improvements on Algonquin Avenue
    North Bay, ON – May 14, 2021 – Please be advised work to replace three sections of sidewalk on Algonquin Avenue between Jane and Bloem streets will be begin Monday, May 17.  The work is expected to be completed by Friday, May 28.
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