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News Releases & Media Advisories

  • '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.
  • North Bay Council hosting second town hall meeting
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 19, 2020 – North Bay City Council will host a virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
  • New traffic signal box artworks installed in the Downtown
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 13, 2020 – More than a dozen traffic signal boxes in Downtown North Bay are being transformed into works of art.
  • Enhanced COVID-19 screening implemented at City Hall
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 9, 2020 – Residents will experience enhanced visitor screening at North Bay City Hall beginning Tuesday, Oct. 13 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the potential risk to the public and municipal staff.
  • Interest-free grace period ending Oct. 31
    A reminder that the interest-free grace period for the February and June 2020 tax installments, as well as overdue water bills, ends on Oct. 31. 
  • North Bay Transit expanding hours of service
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 5, 2020 – North Bay Transit will begin operating on an enhanced schedule starting Tuesday, Oct. 13th to provide an increased level of service for all users.
  • Kate Pace Way Resurfacing
    North Bay, ON – Oct. 5, 2020 – Two sections of the Kate Pace Way will be closed for the next seven to 10 days while resurfacing is underway.
  • Condo Trail Closure Cancelled
    North Bay, ON – Sept. 30, 2020 – The planned closure of the Lake Nipissing Condo Trail west of Marathon Beach on Thursday, Oct. 1 for filming has been cancelled.
  • West Link Pathway/Bike Lanes
    North Bay, ON – Aug. 28, 2020 – Construction of the West Link multi-use pathway, connecting the north and south ends of North Bay, will get underway during the first week of September.
  • Olive Street and Cassells Street Intersection
    North Bay, ON – Sept. 25, 2020 – As part of ongoing reconstruction, the detour at the intersection of Olive Street and Cassells Street will be reduced to one lane for installation of sewer and water infrastructure starting Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.
  • POA counter services resume at City Hall
    North Bay, ON – Sept. 18, 2020 – The City of North Bay will further expand access to in-person services at City Hall starting Sept. 21 with the resumption of counter services at the Provincial Offences Administration (POA) Office.
  • Fire Dept.'s Halloween Night for Kids and Santa Claus Parade cancelled
    North Bay, ON – Sept. 10, 2020 – Two upcoming community events have been cancelled due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Sharrows to be added to several streets
    North Bay, ON – Sept. 8, 2020 – The City of North Bay is introducing sharrows and ‘Share the Road’ signage on several streets this fall.
  • City Opens Rotary Splash Pad
    North Bay, ON – June 17, 2020 – The Family of Rotary’s Splash Pad will open for the season beginning today at noon.
  • City waives patio fees for local businesses
    North Bay, ON – June 10, 2020 – The City of North Bay is waiving all fees associated with the creation of new or expanded outdoor patio spaces to help support local businesses as they prepare to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505