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  • Families First to Ring in New Year with Fireworks
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 17, 2021 – North Bay’s Families First fireworks display will be returning to Thomson Park this New Year’s Eve.
  • Seymour Street watermain repair
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 17, 2021 - Businesses in the Seymour Street area, between Station Road and Commerce Crescent, can expect reduced water pressure and possible water loss as City crews complete an emergency repair to a broken watermain.  Currently, traffic on Seymour Street remains open. A further update will be provided should lane closures be required.
  • Connecting Local Businesses to the Film and TV Industry
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 10, 2021­ ­– Today, the City of North Bay, in partnership with Tourism North Bay and the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce, announced a new initiative aimed at strengthening the connection between local businesses and the region’s multi-million-dollar film and television industry.
  • CCTV Inspection of Main Street Storm Sewer
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 26, 2021 – CCTV camera inspection of the storm sewer on Main Street between Cassells and Sherbrooke streets will be taking place over four nights starting Sunday, Nov. 28th.
  • City Hits New Building Record
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 24, 2021 – The City of North Bay is experiencing its biggest building year on record with year-to-date construction values exceeding $105 million.
  • Council approves 2022 water and wastewater budget
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 16, 2021 – North Bay City Council has approved the City’s 2022 water and wastewater operating budget in the net amount of approximately $24.2 million.
  • Lane Reduction: Airport Road
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 16, 2021 – A section of the westbound curb lane of Airport Road between O’Brien Street and Golf Club Road is closed until further notice due to a failed culvert. The closure is expected to remain in place for an extended period pending replacement. The City of North Bay thanks residents for their patience.
  • Deadline for Youth Photo Contest Extended
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 4, 2021 – The North Bay Municipal Heritage Committee has extended the deadline for submissions to its annual Youth Engagement Photography Contest to Dec. 11, 2021.
  • Let’s Change the Conversation: An Open Letter to the Community
    Our community is filled with residents who want to build a stronger, more inclusive, and kinder North Bay and Nipissing District. Our local news outlets and social media regularly feature stories about members of our community who rise to the occasion and help those in need. 
  • North Bay’s Santa Claus Parade Returns
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 28, 2021­ ­– The North Bay Santa Claus Parade will be back this year.
  • Engineering consulting contract awarded for PFAS remediation
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 19, 2021 – North Bay City Council has approved the award of a multi-million-dollar contract for engineering consulting services associated with the remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) at Jack Garland Airport.
  • Road Closure: Wickstead Avenue
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 15, 2021 – Wickstead Avenue will be closed between Mountainview Drive and Sage Road for approximately 11 days starting Monday, Oct. 18 to allow for the replacement roadside curbs.
  • Fill a Fire Truck with Food - Tremendous Success!
    October 7, 2021 – Expectations were exceeded with a total of 3,229 pounds of food and $4,083.55 collected Wednesday at the annual ‘Fill a Fire Truck with Food’ fundraiser at Parker’s Your Independent Grocer.
  • Temporary Road Closure: Morin Street to Douglas Street
    North Bay, Oct. 6, 2021 – A section of Front Street, between Morin and Douglas streets, will be closed starting Thursday, Oct. 7, until Friday, Oct. 15 to allow for the connection of a new water main, sanitary main and storm sewer.
  • Fire Department’s Halloween Night for Kids Cancelled
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 6, 2021 – Due to limits that remain in place for outdoor gatherings, North Bay Fire and Emergency Services has cancelled its annual Halloween Night for Kids again this year.
  • City completes final draft of new Parks Master Plan
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 5, 2021 – The City of North Bay is a step closer to establishing a new overall plan for outdoor park spaces across the city.
  • Get Loud! and Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety
    North Bay, Oct. 1 - Fire Prevention Week runs from October 3-9 and North Bay Fire & Emergency Services is urging everyone in North Bay to Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”.
  • City Recognizes National Truth and Reconciliation Day
    North Bay, ON – Sept. 24, 2021 – The City of North Bay will observe the upcoming first annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
  • Planned simulation of an incident involving hazardous goods on railway property
    North Bay, Sept. 24, 2021 – The City of North Bay wishes to inform the public that on Tuesday, Sept. 28, a simulation involving a hazardous material release from railway train cars will take place in the Ottawa Valley Railway yard located at 445 Oak Street, North Bay from 8 a.m to 3 p.m.
  • Grass sports fields closed
    North Bay, ON – Sept. 22, 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.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505