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  • COVID-19: Outdoor rinks and tobogganing hills closed
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 13, 2021 – Effective Jan. 14, all City of North Bay outdoor municipal rinks and tobogganing hills will be closed until further notice under the direction of the North Bay Parry Sound District Medical Officer of Health.
  • Event Hosting Program accepting applications
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 8, 2021 – The City of North Bay’s Event Hosing Program is now accepting applications.
  • Christmas Tree Recycling
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 4, 2021 – The City of North Bay is reminding residents that Christmas trees can be dropped off for recycling at the Public Works yard, located at 1399 Franklin Street, until January 16th. 
  • COVID-19 Shutdown: Changes to City Services
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 23, 2020 – There will be some changes to City of North Bay services, operations and facilities as Ontario moves into a province-wide shutdown on Dec. 26.
  • City opening five outdoor skating rinks
    North Bay, ON – Dec.18, 2020 - The City of North Bay will open five of its outdoor rinks for the season starting today at 4 p.m. 
  • Keeping our community safe during the holidays
    No matter where you live, the safest way to celebrate is by celebrating in-person with those you live with and virtually with those who don’t live with you.
  • Santa Drive-Thru
    North Bay, ON – Dec.15, 2020 – Santa Claus is coming to town on Sunday, Dec. 20. The City of North Bay will host a drive-thru Santa Claus event this Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the south parking lot at Memorial Gardens.
  • City updates timing at signalized intersections
    North Bay, ON – Dec. 10, 2020 – The City of North Bay will be updating timing plans at a number of signalized intersections during the week of Dec. 14 to 18.  As a result, the changes to the signalized intersections will ultimately enhance traffic movement efficiency. 
  • Closure: Booth Road – Ferris to Lakeshore
    North Bay, ON – Dec.4, 2020 – The City of North Bay is advising residents that Booth Road between Ferris Drive and Lakeshore Drive is expected to be closed for approximately two weeks while infrastructure repairs are completed.
  • Holiday Events: Celebrating in North Bay
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 30, 2020 – The Santa Claus Parade Committee and the Families First Committee have teamed up to help celebrate the holidays in a safe virtual way this year. With the help of YourTV North Bay, committee members have been able to chat with Santa Claus and have planned some great activities for the children of North Bay during the month of December. 
  • City statement on encampment enforcement notice
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 26, 2020 – The City of North Bay provided notice this morning to those encamped outside City Hall that it will be enforcing its bylaw prohibiting camping on the property.
  • City and CUPE 122-1 ratify new collective agreement
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 25, 2020 – The City of North Bay has reached a new collective agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 122-1.  
  • City’s Aa2 credit rating reaffirmed
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 13, 2020 – The City of North Bay’s credit rating remains unchanged despite the economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Service Interruption: Merrick Landfill weigh scale Nov. 13th
    North Bay, ON – Nov. 13, 2020 – Please be advised that the weigh scale at the Merrick Landfill will be out of service for several hours starting at noon on Saturday, Nov. 14 until closing at 5 p.m.
  • 'Fall back' and your battereries this weekend
    Nov. 1, 2020 - As this weekend’s time change approaches, North Bay Fire & Emergency Services reminds residents to make another change that could save their lives – ‘Change the Batteries in your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms.’  
  • As the Temperature Drops – Keep Fire Safety in Mind
     North Bay Fire & Emergency Services – Oct. 27, 2020 - With a chill in the air, North Bay Fire & Emergency Services reminds every one of the importance of fire safety before they turn up the furnace, light the fireplace or plug in the space heater.  
  • Home Halloween Decorating Contest
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 26, 2020 – The City of North Bay is excited to announce it's been working closely with a team of ghosts and goblins to come up with a fun contest for the children of North Bay. 
  • Skatepark closing for the season
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 26, 2020 – The skatepark located at Thomson Park will be closed for the season as of Tuesday, Oct. 27. The skatepark will reopen in the spring of 2021.
  • Notice of Delays: Hwy 11/17 and Seymour Street Intersection Reconstruction
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 23, 2020 – The City of North Bay is advising travellers to expect lengthy traffic delays next week at the Highway 11/17 and Seymour Street intersection.
  • Road Closure: Whippletree Drive at Carriage Cresent
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 23, 2020 – Please be advised that Whippletree Drive will be closed at Carriage Cresent for three days starting Monday, Oct. 26 while Bruman Construction completes storm sewer work as part of the Carriage Street Reconstruction project. A detour will be in place for the duration of the closure.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505