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  • Disposing of asbestos at the Merrick Landfill
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 30, 2022 –In order to safely dispose of asbestos materials at the Merrick Landfill, homeowners who need to dispose of residential asbestos waste from their home are required to obtain approval in advance through a request form available online.
  • Road Closures for Downtown Walk
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 24, 2022 – Please be advised that the following streets will be closed for the Downtown Old Fashioned Christmas Walk on Friday Nov. 25 from noon until midnight:
  • GIS Day – Explore North Bay
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 15, 2022 – The City of North Bay is celebrating GIS Day today with the launch of a new online portal featuring maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications that will provide the public with easy access to various sources of data.
  • Inaugural Meeting of Council
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 10, 2022 – The inaugural meeting of North Bay’s newly-elected City Council – for the Nov.15, 2022 to Nov. 14, 2026 term of office – takes place next week.
  • 2022 Municipal Election Results Data
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 8, 2022 – About half of the total number of people who voted in the recent North Bay municipal election were over the age of 60, according to election results data.
  • Downtown seeks Christmas tree donation
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 8, 2022 – The City of North Bay and Downtown North Bay & Waterfront are looking for this year’s Downtown Christmas tree.
  • Reduced Lanes on Airport Road
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 2, 2022 – A section of Airport Road near the Davedi Club will be reduced to one lane for the next two weeks while work to install a retaining wall at the Chippewa Creek culvert is underway.
  • Milling and Paving: Algonquin-Front-Jane Intersection
    North Bay, ON – Oct 31, 2022 ­– The City of North Bay is advising drivers and pedestrians that various traffic controls for the intersection improvements at Algonquin Avenue, Front Street and Jane Street will be implemented throughout the week starting Tuesday, Nov. 1.
  • Agencies, Boards and Commissions
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 28, 2022 – Interested North Bay residents are invited to bring their skills and experience to the table and to help make a difference in the community by applying for a position on one of the City’s agencies, boards and commissions.
  • North Bay Santa Claus Parade seeking entries
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 25, 2022 – The North Bay Santa Claus Parade, which is set roll next month, is seeking entries. The parade will kick off at noon on Sunday, Nov. 20, beginning at the staging area near High Street and moving along Chippewa Street to Ferguson Street and on to Main Street.
  • North Bay Transit adds fixed route to McKeown Corridor
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 25, 2022 – North Bay Transit riders travelling in the McKeown Corridor area will have a fixed-route option during most weekday evenings, starting Monday, Oct. 31.
  • Certified Election Results
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 25, 2022 – Certified election results for North Bay’s 2022 Municipal Election have been posted to the City of North Bay website. Electors voted for one mayor, 10 councillors, and four school trustees. All offices are held for a four-year term.
  • 2022 Municipal Election Results Reporting
    North Bay, ON – Oct 21, 2022 – Election Day is on Monday, Oct. 24. for Municipal Council and School Board Trustees.
  • North Bay Transit offers fare-free rides to voters
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 20, 2022 – North Bay Transit will offer fare-free rides on Election Day, Monday, Oct. 24, to help people get to the polls and vote.
  • Traffic Disruptions: Algonquin-Front-Jane Intersection
    North Bay, ON – Oct 17, 2022 – A section of Jane Street will be closed and traffic on Algonquin Avenue and Front Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction for up to three weeks starting Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022.
  • Halloween Night for Kids on pause until 2023
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 12, 2022 – North Bay Fire and Emergency Services would like to inform the public that it will not be hosting its annual Halloween Night for Kids this year.
  • Advanced and online voting opens for North Bay election
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 11, 2022 – Voting for the 2022 Municipal Election in North Bay starts this week with the first advance poll opening on Wednesday and online voting starting on Thursday.
  • Road Closure: Airport Road
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 7, 2022 – A section of the 1,300 block of Airport Road, between Carmichael Drive and the intersection of Bob Wood Drive and Little Down Lane, will be closed for up to two days starting Tuesday Oct. 11 at 7:30 a.m. while a cross culvert is replaced and ditching is completed.
  • Temporary traffic controls to be lifted at Mountainview/Wickstead
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 7, 2022 – Temporary stop signs installed on Mountainview Drive at Wickstead Avenue as part of the controls implemented for the Trout Lake Road reconstruction project will be removed Wednesday, Oct. 12. The project is nearing completion and the intersection is returning to its original configuration with stop signs on Wickstead Avenue only. Please drive with caution and care.
  • Another record-breaking year for Construction in North Bay
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 6, 2022 – The City of North Bay has issued more than $200 million in building permits so far this year, surpassing last year’s all-time record of more than $150 million.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505