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  • 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.
  • Some monthly pre-authorized customers to recieve updated tax payment schedules
    Pre-Authorized Tax Payments on 15th of each month: To customers who have pre-authorized tax payments on the 15th of each month.  We would like to advise that your recently received 2020 Final Tax bill is accurate; however a payment application error has resulted in an overstatement of your July to December scheduled payments.
  • Transit Fares Resume June 15th
    On June 15, North Bay Transit will resume collecting fares on transit and para buses.
  • 2020 summer lifeguarding, swim lessons and youth centres cancelled
    Due to safety precautions being taken to limit the spread of the COVID -19 pandemic there will be no lifeguards on duty during the summer months of 2020 at Marathon, Olmsted and the Cove Beaches.
  • Pedestrian detour during Cassells Street bridge replacement
    North Bay, ON – June 4, 2020 – Work to replace the Chippewa Creek Bridge on Cassells Street (between Chippewa Street and Aubrey Street) is now underway. As a result, pedestrian traffic on Cassells Street will be detoured around the construction site onto Chippewa Street, High Street and Olive Street until approximately late September.
  • 2020 Property Tax Bills
    NORTH BAY, ON – June 3, 2020 –The City of North Bay is issuing its 2020 final property tax bills this week. Property owners can expect to receive their bill in the mail within the next 5 to 10 business days.
  • 2020 Road Resurfacing Program Begins
    North Bay, ON – June 2, 2020 – Asphalt resurfacing of various roads within the City of North Bay is expected to get underway next week.
  • Transit Fares, Parking Enforcement Resuming June 15
    North Bay, ON – May 29, 2020 – The City of North Bay will be re-introducing transit fare collection and resuming regular parking enforcement as of June 15, as the province continues with the gradual reopening of Ontario’s economy.
  • Active Transportation Route: weekend closures of Memorial Drive to continue until June 15
    North Bay, ON – May 28, 2020 – In a continued effort to assist with physical distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City will continue with weekend closures of Memorial Drive to vehicular traffic until the week of June 15.
  • City of North Bay Reopens Public Beaches
    North Bay, ON – May 28, 2020 – The City of North Bay, in consultation with Public Health, will reopen all municipal beaches effective Friday, May 29, 2020.
  • Outdoor Amenities: what's open and what’s closed
    North Bay, ON – May 27, 2020 – The province recently reopened some park and outdoor space amenities with physical distancing protocols. The following list provides information to help users understand what is open and what is not open in the City of North Bay, as well as any limits that may be in place on the use open amenities.
  • Memorial Drive Designated Active Transportation Route
    North Bay, ON – May 21, 2020 – The City of North Bay will again designate Memorial Drive as an active transportation route during the upcoming weekend in an effort to assist with physical distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Outdoor Burning during COVID-19
    North Bay, ON – May 20, 2020 – Recreational fires are now allowed within the City of North Bay provided that the regulations outlined in the Outdoor Burning Bylaw are adhered to.
  • City Expands Access to Outdoor Recreational Amenities
    North Bay, ON – May 20, 2020 – The City is lifting some restrictions that relate to outdoor recreational amenities in accordance to the province’s stage-one reopenings.
  • Physical Distancing Required while Shore Fishing
    North Bay, ON – May 19, 2020 – Shore fishing from City property is permitted, but physical distancing and safety protocols must be maintained at all times.
  • 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.
Gord Young
Communications Officer (705) 474-0626 x.2505