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  • 2020 Road Resurfacing Program Begins
    North Bay, ON – June 2, 2020 – Asphalt resurfacing of various roads within the City of North Bay is expected to get underway next week.
  • Transit Fares, Parking Enforcement Resuming June 15
    North Bay, ON – May 29, 2020 – The City of North Bay will be re-introducing transit fare collection and resuming regular parking enforcement as of June 15, as the province continues with the gradual reopening of Ontario’s economy.
  • Active Transportation Route: weekend closures of Memorial Drive to continue until June 15
    North Bay, ON – May 28, 2020 – In a continued effort to assist with physical distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City will continue with weekend closures of Memorial Drive to vehicular traffic until the week of June 15.
  • City of North Bay Reopens Public Beaches
    North Bay, ON – May 28, 2020 – The City of North Bay, in consultation with Public Health, will reopen all municipal beaches effective Friday, May 29, 2020.
  • Outdoor Amenities: what's open and what’s closed
    North Bay, ON – May 27, 2020 – The province recently reopened some park and outdoor space amenities with physical distancing protocols. The following list provides information to help users understand what is open and what is not open in the City of North Bay, as well as any limits that may be in place on the use open amenities.
  • Memorial Drive Designated Active Transportation Route
    North Bay, ON – May 21, 2020 – The City of North Bay will again designate Memorial Drive as an active transportation route during the upcoming weekend in an effort to assist with physical distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Outdoor Burning during COVID-19
    North Bay, ON – May 20, 2020 – Recreational fires are now allowed within the City of North Bay provided that the regulations outlined in the Outdoor Burning Bylaw are adhered to.
  • City Expands Access to Outdoor Recreational Amenities
    North Bay, ON – May 20, 2020 – The City is lifting some restrictions that relate to outdoor recreational amenities in accordance to the province’s stage-one reopenings.
  • Physical Distancing Required while Shore Fishing
    North Bay, ON – May 19, 2020 – Shore fishing from City property is permitted, but physical distancing and safety protocols must be maintained at all times.
  • City Opens Municipal Boat Launches
    North Bay, ON – May 14, 2020 – The City of North Bay will open municipal boat launches as of 3 p.m. this afternoon following an announcement today by the province additional restrictions related to COVID-19 will be lifted.
  • City Promotes Safe Active Transportation during COVID-19
    North Bay, ON – May 13, 2020 – The City of North Bay will designate Memorial Drive as an active transportation route during the Victoria Day weekend in an effort to assist with physical distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Cassells Street Reconstruction Resumes May 4
    North Bay, ON – May 1, 2020 – Reconstruction of Cassells Street is set to resume May 4, 2020 after a four week delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Road Closure - Gertrude Street Pumping Station, Sewer and Forcemain
    North Bay, ON – April 24, 2020 – The contractor for the Gertrude Street Sewage Pumping Station, Sanitary Sewer and Forcemain project has completed the commissioning of the new sewage pumping station and will finalize street reconstruction at the Knox Court intersection and in front of the West Ferris Community Center starting Monday, April 27, 2020.
  • North Bay Council sets 2020 tax rates
    North Bay, ON – April 22, 2020 – North Bay City Council has finalized property tax rates for 2020.
  • Emergency Operations Control Group monitors COVID-19 situation
    North Bay, ON – April 16, 2020 – The City of North Bay’s Emergency Operations Control Group (EOCG) held a teleconference today with various community partners as part of its ongoing management of the COVID-19 situation.
  • Hwy 11/17 and Seymour Street Intersection Reconstruction
    North Bay, ON – April 16, 2020 –The City of North Bay is advising travellers of potential traffic disruptions in the coming weeks as the reconstruction of the Highway 11/17 and Seymour Street intersection ramps up.
  • Virtual Council Meeting
    North Bay, ON – April 15, 2020 – North Bay City Council’s Regular Meeting for April 21, 2020, will be conducted electronically through Zoom and broadcast live at 6:30 p.m. on YourTV and the City’s YouTube channel here:
  • Armed Force Day 2020 events cancelled due to COVID-19
    North Bay, ON – April 14, 2020 – Due to the ongoing challenges and physical distancing requirements with the coronavirus pandemic, both the daytime and evening Armed Forces Day events that were scheduled for Wednesday, June 10, 2020, have been cancelled.
  • Reconstruction resumes at Seymour Street/Highway 11/17
    North Bay, ON – April 9, 2020 – The City of North Bay would like to advise the public that the reconstruction of the Seymour Street and Highway 11/17 intersection will resume on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
  • COVID-19 Update: Community Hotline
    North Bay, ON – April 2, 2020 – The City of North Bay’s Customer Service Centre is operating as a community hotline for residents looking information and services aimed at helping those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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