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  • City Opens Municipal Boat Launches
    North Bay, ON – May 14, 2020 – The City of North Bay will open municipal boat launches as of 3 p.m. this afternoon following an announcement today by the province additional restrictions related to COVID-19 will be lifted.
  • City Promotes Safe Active Transportation during COVID-19
    North Bay, ON – May 13, 2020 – The City of North Bay will designate Memorial Drive as an active transportation route during the Victoria Day weekend in an effort to assist with physical distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Cassells Street Reconstruction Resumes May 4
    North Bay, ON – May 1, 2020 – Reconstruction of Cassells Street is set to resume May 4, 2020 after a four week delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Road Closure - Gertrude Street Pumping Station, Sewer and Forcemain
    North Bay, ON – April 24, 2020 – The contractor for the Gertrude Street Sewage Pumping Station, Sanitary Sewer and Forcemain project has completed the commissioning of the new sewage pumping station and will finalize street reconstruction at the Knox Court intersection and in front of the West Ferris Community Center starting Monday, April 27, 2020.
  • North Bay Council sets 2020 tax rates
    North Bay, ON – April 22, 2020 – North Bay City Council has finalized property tax rates for 2020.
  • Emergency Operations Control Group monitors COVID-19 situation
    North Bay, ON – April 16, 2020 – The City of North Bay’s Emergency Operations Control Group (EOCG) held a teleconference today with various community partners as part of its ongoing management of the COVID-19 situation.
  • Hwy 11/17 and Seymour Street Intersection Reconstruction
    North Bay, ON – April 16, 2020 –The City of North Bay is advising travellers of potential traffic disruptions in the coming weeks as the reconstruction of the Highway 11/17 and Seymour Street intersection ramps up.
  • Virtual Council Meeting
    North Bay, ON – April 15, 2020 – North Bay City Council’s Regular Meeting for April 21, 2020, will be conducted electronically through Zoom and broadcast live at 6:30 p.m. on YourTV and the City’s YouTube channel here:
  • Armed Force Day 2020 events cancelled due to COVID-19
    North Bay, ON – April 14, 2020 – Due to the ongoing challenges and physical distancing requirements with the coronavirus pandemic, both the daytime and evening Armed Forces Day events that were scheduled for Wednesday, June 10, 2020, have been cancelled.
  • Reconstruction resumes at Seymour Street/Highway 11/17
    North Bay, ON – April 9, 2020 – The City of North Bay would like to advise the public that the reconstruction of the Seymour Street and Highway 11/17 intersection will resume on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
  • COVID-19 Update: Community Hotline
    North Bay, ON – April 2, 2020 – The City of North Bay’s Customer Service Centre is operating as a community hotline for residents looking information and services aimed at helping those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 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.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505