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Shabogesic Beach Dedication

North Bay, ON – Sept. 16, 2022 – The City of North Bay will hold an official naming ceremony for Shabogesic Beach in recognition of Nipissing First Nation heritage as an important part of North Bay’s history. Mayor Al McDonald and Nipissing First Nation Chief Scott McLeod will deliver remarks during the ceremony and will unveil a monument in honor of Nbisiing Nation Chief Michel Zhaabgiizhik (Shabogesic), for whom the beach has been renamed.  All members of the public are invited to attend. 


Where:         Shabogesic Beach, on Memorial Drive on North Bay’s Waterfront

When:          Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505