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  • COVID-19 Business Recovery Readiness Call
    North Bay, ON – April 1, 2020 – The City of North Bay will host a COVID-19 Recovery Readiness conference call for the local business community on Friday, April 3 at 10:30 a.m. with Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota, Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, and Mayor Al McDonald.
  • Cassells Street Reconstruction
    North Bay, ON – March, 31 2020 – Reconstruction of Cassells Street is set to resume April 6. The City of North Bay continues to focus on the health and well-being of residents and the decision to move forward with this infrastructure project was done with careful consideration in light of the COVID-19 situation.
  • Test Push
    Testing some more changes to push notifications.
  • City Offers Assistance with Deliveries
    North Bay, ON – March 30, 2020 – The City of North Bay is making staff available to deliver groceries and other essential items to seniors, people with disabilities and others who may be without someone to assist them.
  • 24 hour - Emergency Homeless Support Shelter to Open in North Bay
    The District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board (DNSSAB), Nipissing Mental Health Housing and Support Services (NMHHSS), the City of North Bay and the Nipissing District Housing Corporation (NDHC) are working together to open an Emergency Homelessness Shelter at the YMCA, 186 Chippewa Street in North Bay by Wednesday.
  • COVID-19 Update: Municipal Playgrounds Closed
    North Bay, ON – March 30, 2020 – Effective immediately, all outdoor recreational amenities, including municipal playgrounds and outdoor exercise equipment are closed.
  • Reduced Transit Schedule
    North Bay, ON – March 27, 2020 – Starting Monday March 30, 2020, North Bay Transit will begin operating on a reduced Saturday schedule from Monday to Saturday in response to customer demand.
  • Emergency Operations Control Group Update
    North Bay, ON – March 27, 2020 – The City of North Bay’s Emergency Operations Control Group met this morning to discuss new developments and planning requirements related to the current COVID-19 situation.
  • COVID-19 Business Resource Hotline
    North Bay, ON – March 25, 2020 – The City of North Bay is committed to continuing to support our local business community through this difficult time.
  • Transit implements rear-door boarding
    North Bay, ON – March 20, 2020 – North Bay Transit is asking passengers to board buses at the rear door in order to limit interactions with drivers.
  • Mayor to Convene Emergency Meeting of Council
    North Bay, ON – March 20, 2020 – North Bay City Council will convene later today for a meeting where members will vote on the implementation of measures aimed at helping residents through the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • City waives interest and penalties for tax and water payments due to COVID-19
    North Bay, ON – March 20, 2020 – The City of North Bay is offering assistance to residents and businesses that may be facing financial challenges as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • City Facilities Closing to the Public
    North Bay, ON – March 17, 2020 – The City of North Bay is taking additional action to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the wake of the provincial government’s declaration of a state of emergency in Ontario.
  • COVID-19 Update March 16
    North Bay, ON – March 16, 2020 – The City of North Bay continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and is working with the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit and community partners to respond appropriately.
  • COVID-19 Update
    North Bay, ON – March 13, 2020 – The City of North Bay is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit continues to advise that the risk to individuals for COVID-19 remains low.
  • Online forum: Developing a Plan for Bourke Park
    North Bay, ON – March 13, 2020 - As part of the City of North Bay’s precautionary measures related to COVID-19, the previously scheduled “Developing a Plan for Bourke Park” neighbourhood meeting on Wed., March 18 in the Foyer of City Hall has been cancelled.
  • Change your clocks, change your batteries
    North Bay Fire & Emergency Services, March 6, 2020 – As the March 8th time change approaches, North Bay Fire & Emergency Services reminds residents to make another change this weekend that could save their lives - “Change the Batteries in your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms.”
  • Tragedy Prevented - Family Saved by Working CO Alarm
    March 3, 2020, North Bay Fire & Emergency Services: Saturday evening the Embrack family went to bed without knowing that a silent killer was lurking inside of their home.
  • Section of McIntyre Street to close for filming
    North Bay, ON – March 2, 2020 – A section of McIntyre Street will be closed for much of the day this Wednesday and Thursday to accommodate a film production.
  • Film Project at Lee Park Oval (public skating to remain open at all times)
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 28, 2020 – Film crews will be shooting at a couple of locations within the City this weekend, including at and around the skating oval at Lee Park.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505