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  • City of North Bay Relocates Sandbag Operations to Public Works
    North Bay, ON – May 2, 2024 –The City of North Bay has relocated its sandbag filling operations from Sunset and Champlain parks to the Public Works Facility at 1399 Franklin Street due to decreased demand.
  • Sandbag Filling Stations Shift to Self-Serve
    North Bay, ON – April 29, 2024 – Starting today, sandbag filling stations at Sunset and Champlain parks will become self-serve due to reduced demand.
  • North Bay Transit Seasonal Route Changes
    North Bay, ON – April 26, 2024 — North Bay Transit will be implementing seasonal adjustments to the 1c McKeown Corridor and 8 Eastview-Algonquin routes starting Monday, April 29.
  • City of North Bay Continues to Operate Sandbag Filling Stations
    North Bay, ON – April 22, 2024 – The City of North Bay’s sandbag filling stations at Sunset and Champlain parks will be staffed this weekend from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • FireSmart begins at Home!!
    North Bay, ON – April 23, 2024 —Wildfires have increased over recent years leaving many communities in ruins and many homes destroyed. It’s time to “Begin your FireSmart Journey” starting in and around your home and neighbourhood.
  • Sidewalk Replacement: Memorial Drive
    North Bay, ON – April 23, 2024 — Starting Wednesday morning, a section of sidewalk near Lee Park will undergo replacement for approximately two weeks.
  • City of North Bay Opens Second Sandbag Filling Station
    North Bay, ON – April 22, 2024 – The City of North Bay is now providing sand and sandbags to residents concerned about potential shoreline damage along Lake Nipissing at two designated locations.
  • City of North Bay Opens Sandbag Filling Station
    North Bay, ON – April 21, 2024 – The City of North Bay is making sand and sandbags available to residents concerned about potential shoreline damage caused by rising Lake Nipissing water levels and westerly winds.
  • Main Street Reconstruction – Ferguson Sanitary Sewer
    North Bay, ON – April 12, 2024 – Starting early Monday morning on April 15, MCA Contracting will begin replacing a 375mm diameter sanitary sewer on Ferguson Street, spanning from Oak Street to Main Street, as part of the Making Over Main Street project.
  • Grow Our Canopy
    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.
  • Making Over Main Street Project Resumes
    The Making Over Main Street project is scheduled to resume April 8.
  • Solar Eclipse Safety
    On Monday, April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will be visible across North America, with its path crossing multiple provinces, including Ontario.
  • North Bay City Council Approves 2024 Operating and Capital Budgets
    North Bay, ON – April. 2, 2024 – North Bay Council has approved the City’s 2024 operating and capital budgets, with a focus on core services and strategic investments in infrastructure.
  • It's Pothole Season, be Prepared
    North Bay, ON – March 9, 2024 – It’s that time of the year when the City of North Bay streets are prone to developing potholes.
  • City of North Bay named a 2023 Leader in Sustainability
    North Bay, ON – March 6, 2024 – The City of North Bay is pleased to announce that it has been named by Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. as a 2023 Leader in Sustainability.
  • City of North Bay Advances PFAS Remediation
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 21, 2024 – The City of North Bay is planning to initiate on-site remediation of PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) at the Jack Garland Airport lands as early as this spring.
  • City of North Bay Seeks Local Talent for Summer Performances
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 14, 2024 – The City of North Bay is calling on local performers, artists, and entertainers to showcase their talents on stage at the Kiwanis Bandshell this summer.
  • North Bay's Kiwanis All-Wheel Park Reaches Final Design Phase
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 13, 2024 — The third and final design workshop for the Downtown Waterfront’s Kiwanis All-Wheel Park will take place this Thursday at the North Bay Museum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • North Bay's Centennial Committee Launches 2025 Celebration Planning
    North Bay, ON – Feb. 6, 2024 – North Bay’s Community Centennial Committee kicked off its planning efforts for the City’s 100th anniversary celebrations in 2025 with an inaugural meeting last week.
  • North Bay City Council Approves 2024 Water and Wastewater Budget
    North Bay, ON – Jan. 31, 2024 – North Bay City Council has approved the 2024 water and wastewater operating budget in the net amount of $26.2 million, with a shift in the rate structure that bases a larger portion of billing on volume of water used.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505