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  • North Bay to develop strategy to improve road safety
    North Bay, ON – May 3, 2023 – The City of North Bay is developing a Road Safety Strategy to establish goals, guidelines, and initiatives to help make North Bay’s streets and sidewalks even safer. 
  • Open House: Making Over Main Street
    North Bay, ON – May 3, 2023 – A Public Open House will be held at North Bay City Hall on Tuesday, May 9 from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. regarding the Making Over Main Street reconstruction project.
  • City hires new Chief Administrative Officer
    North Bay, ON – May 2, 2023 – North Bay Council is pleased to announce the hiring of John Severino as the City’s next Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).
  • Widdifield Station Road closed due to flooding
    North Bay, ON – May 1, 2023 – Please be advised that a section of Widdifield Station Road between Highway 63 and Laughrin Road has been closed due to road flooding from the Little North River. City crews are monitoring the situation and will reopen the road once the flooding recedes.
  • Transit route extended to service Couchie Memorial Drive
    North Bay, ON – April 28, 2023 – Please be advised that North Bay Transit’s 1B Campus Special route will be extended to provide service to Couchie Memorial Drive beginning May 1.
  • City opens multi-use courts
    North Bay, ON – April 28, 2023 – North Bay’s multi-use courts located in the Downtown Waterfront are now open for the season and are available for unorganized or pick-up games on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Goods Exchange Day
    North Bay, ON – April 27, 2023 – In light of the last weekend’s rainy weather, the City of North Bay has scheduled another Goods Exchange Day for May 6.
  • Lakeshore Drive lane closure
    North Bay, ON – April 26, 2023 – Please be advised that a section of Lakeshore Drive will be reduced to a single lane between Riverbend Road and Junction Street for approximately one week starting Thursday at 7 a.m.
  • Main Street project starting at Downtown’s east end
    North Bay, ON – April 24, 2022 – The City of North Bay is adjusting its plans regarding the starting location of the reconstruction of Main Street this spring.
  • Tender issued for North Bay Community and Recreation Centre
    North Bay, ON – April 19, 2023 – The City of North Bay has initiated the next stage of selecting a general contractor to build the North Bay Community and Recreation Centre on Lakeshore Drive.
  • 2023 Asphalt Resurfacing Program
    North Bay, ON – April 17, 2023 – The City of North Bay plans to repave 23 sections of roadway this year as part of its annual asphalt resurfacing program.
  • City issues RFP for operational review
    North Bay, ON – April 11, 2023 – The City of North Bay is launching an operational review of all departments to identify areas of improvement and to help ensure the most efficient and effective use of public funds.
  • North Bay Arts and Culture Nights
    North Bay, ON – April 3, 2023 – The City of North Bay is seeking artists, entertainers and other creators interested in participating in a series of arts and cultural activities that will be taking place at the City’s waterfront this summer.
  • Help grow North Bay’s tree canopy
    North Bay, ON – March 30, 2023 – Residential property owners can help grow the City’s tree canopy this spring through a program called Grow Our Canopy, aimed at helping residents purchase trees for their yards.
  • North Bay Council approves contract award for Making over Main Street project
    North Bay, ON – March 30, 2023 - The reconstruction of a section of Main Street is set to begin this spring following North Bay City Council’s approval Tuesday of a contract award to MCA Contracting Ltd.
  • It's pothole season - patching is underway
    North Bay, ON – March 23, 2023 – It’s that time of the year, when North Bay streets are prone to developing potholes and City crews are busy making repairs.
  • City Celebrates Crossing Guards
    North Bay, ON – March 22, 2022 – Today, the City of North Bay, in partnership with the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (NBPSDHU) and the Nipissing-Parry Sound Student Transportation Services (NPSTS), celebrated the crossing guards in our community who help to keep students safe on their way to and from school every day.
  • North Bay diverts more waste from its landfill
    North Bay, ON – March 21, 2023 – There’s been less residential waste going to the City of North Bay’s Merrick Landfill since a weekly curbside garbage collection limit of two bags per household was implemented a little more than a year ago.
  • New playground coming to North Bay’s Downtown Waterfront
    North Bay, ON – March 20, 2023 – The City of North Bay, in partnership with the Rotary Clubs of North Bay and North Bay-Nipissing, will be adding an exciting new inclusive playground to the Downtown Waterfront for children and their families to enjoy this spring.  
  • North Bay Council Approves 2023 Municipal Budget
    North Bay, ON – March 15, 2022 – North Bay City Council approved a 2023 operating budget on Tuesday totalling $153.1 million.
Gord Young
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