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  • North Bay Transit: Route Changes
    North Bay, ON – March 19, 2021 – Starting Saturday, March 27, fixed transit routes servicing the south end of the City will be consistent during days, evenings and weekends.
  • Easter Bunny Drive-Thru
    North Bay, ON – March 16, 2021 – The City of North Bay will host a drive-thru Easter Bunny event Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the south parking lot at Memorial Gardens.
  • It’s pothole season, be prepared
    North Bay, ON – March 12, 2021 – It’s that time of the year when the City of North Bay streets are prone to developing potholes.
  • Change you clocks - Change your batteries
    North Bay, ON – March 12, 2021 – As the March 14th 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.”
  • City waives 2021 outdoor patios fees
    North Bay, ON – March 10, 2021 –To help support local businesses, the City of North Bay will again be waiving all fees associated with the creation of new or expanded outdoor patio spaces for the 2021 season.
  • Outdoor rinks closed for the season
    North Bay, ON – March 10, 2021 – Outdoor ice rinks operated by the City of North Bay are now closed for the season due to the mild weather. The rising temperatures, which are expected to continue, have resulted in poor ice conditions.
  • Design contract awarded for Main Street Reconstruction
    North Bay, ON – March 10, 2021 – Preliminary and detailed design for the reconstruction of Main Street will soon get underway following North Bay City Council’s approval Tuesday of a contract award to R.V. Anderson Associates Limited.
  • Live Children’s Virtual Magic Show
    North Bay, ON – March.1, 2021 – The City of North Bay will host a free live Children’s Virtual Magic Show featuring the Magic of Christophe each Saturday afternoon for the next three weeks.
  • Outdoor rinks and tobogganing hills
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 24, 2021 – The City of North Bay has reopened all municipal outdoor rinks and tobogganing hills following the recent announcement by the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit lifting the district-wide closures.
  • Snow Sculpture Contest
    North Bay, ON – Feb.23, 2021 – The City of North Bay is excited to launch a snow sculpture contest.  With no shortage of the white stuff, the City is calling on residents to get creative and start building outdoors masterpieces.
  • City removing ice at Memorial Gardens and Pete Palangio due to extended shutdown
    North Bay, ON – Feb.19, 2021 – The City of North Bay will immediately begin removing the ice at the Memorial Gardens and Pete Palangio arenas in light of today’s announcement that the Ontario Government will be maintaining the shutdown, the Stay-at-home order and all existing public health and workplace safety measures for the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit District. All ice user groups with current contracts will be contacted by City staff within the next several days.
  • Heritage Committee recognizes Ontario Heritage Week 2021
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 16, 2021 – The City of North Bay and the Municipal Heritage Committee is inviting all residents to reflect on the local history, heritage and people that have shaped the community the province marks Ontario Heritage Week 2021, which runs Feb. 15-21.
  • RFPQ issued for new Community and Recreation Centre
    North Bay, ON – Feb.16, 2021 – The City of North Bay has issued a Request for Qualification (RFQ) to pre-qualify general contractors for the construction of a new community and recreation centre at the existing Steve Omischl Sports Complex on Lakeshore Drive.
  • Event Hosting Program accepting applications until Feb. 26
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 11, 2021 – There’s still time for local organizations to submit applications to the City of North Bay’s Event Hosting Program.
  • 2021 proclaimed Year of Inclusion and Equity
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 5, 2021 – Mayor Al McDonald is proud to issue an official Proclamation recognizing 2021 as a year of inclusion and equity in North Bay.
  • Lane reduction on McIntyre Street East
    North Bay, ON – Feb.4, 2021 – A section of McIntyre Street East between Wyld and Ferguson streets has been reduced to a single lane to allow for repairs to the brick parapet on the north facing exterior wall of the Capitol Centre building.
  • Street-renaming dedication in honour of Bob Wood
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 27, 2021 – North Bay Mayor Al McDonald will host a virtual street-renaming dedication on Friday in honour of former Nipissing MP Bob Wood. The event will be livestreamed on the City of North Bay’s YouTube channel.
  • City announces amended arena lease agreement with Battalion
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 26, 2021 – The City of North Bay announced today that it has reached a mutually beneficial agreement to restate and amend its arena lease, license and loan agreement with the North Bay Battalion Hockey Club.
  • Click, book, go! Dynamic dispatching launches Jan. 24th
    The City of North Bay will be introducing a new, efficient and convenient public transit booking and tracking system beginning Jan. 24, 2021 with the launch of dynamic dispatching.
  • City to launch new dynamic dispatching pilot for public transit
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 18, 2021 – The City of North Bay will be introducing a new, efficient and convenient public transit booking and tracking system beginning Jan. 24, 2021 with the launch of dynamic dispatching.
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