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  • Road Closure: Wallace Road
    North Bay, ON – August 5, 2021 – Wallace Road will be closed between Lake Heights Road and Commerce Court for up to five weeks starting Monday, Aug. 9 to allow for the installation of a deep sanitary sewer.
  • Sidewalk and curb replacement
    North Bay, ON – July 21, 2021 – Sidewalk and curb replacement on Lakeshore Drive and Marshall Avenue will be taking place starting Thursday.
  • Grass fields closed
    North Bay, ON – July 20 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.
  • Culvert replacement closes Lees Road
    North Bay, ON – July 20, 2021 – Lees Road will be closed to traffic between Trout Lake Road and Tower Drive this afternoon while crews replace a culvert that failed due, in part, to recent high water levels and surface runoff.   Although the road will be closed to through traffic while the work is underway, local traffic to homes will be permitted. 
  • Fields closed due to rain
    North Bay, ON – July 15 2021 –Due to extremely wet conditions, ball diamonds, soccer fields and football fields have been closed today. 
  • Sidewalk accessibility improvements
    North Bay, ON – July 14, 2021 – Please be advised that work to install tactile indicators at signalized intersections on McKeown Avenue at Champlain Street and at the A&W entrance to the McKeown Commons plaza will be taking place Thursday and Friday, starting at 7 a.m.
  • City reaches $20-million PFAS cleanup agreement with DND
    North Bay, ON – July 13, 2021 – The City of North Bay and the Department of National Defence (DND) have reached an agreement that will see the federal government fund the majority of costs related to the remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) at Jack Garland Airport.
  • 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.
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