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Modern Wood Heating Pilot Program

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Sioux Lookout and Area Wood Heat Exchange Program 

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is offering wood heat appliance rebates to encourage residents and businesses to switch or supplement their oil or propane heating systems with wood or replace older wood heat appliances with new efficient ones. The program is being offered in Sioux Lookout, Hudson and Frenchmen's Head. 

The Wood Heat Exchange Program runs from May 1, 2018- December 2019, or until all funding is used. The program operates on a first come, first serve basis with one rebate per customer. 


Please click here  for our residental reference guide and application form 

Please click here for our commercial reference guide and application form


Upcoming Events/Workshops

Wednesday June 27th

Housing Summit find our booth with all the wood heat exchange information 

Tuesday August 7th

 Free Burn it Smart Workshop

with John Gulland

7:00 p.m. at the Recreation Centre 

Registration is free and forms can be found here 

Please send completed forms to or fax 807-737-3436 or drop them off at the Town office Development Services Department 

August 9 & 10th 

Blueberry Festival Tradeshow

Find our booth with all the wood heat exchange information 

August 15th and 16th 

Wood Heat Tradeshow 

Sioux Lookout Memorial Arena

Wednesday August 15th at 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. & 

Thursday August 16th at 10:00am - 2:00 p.m. 

A variety of vendors, wood heat appliance experts and workshops on site!  

Admission is Free


Media Releases 

May 2, 2018 

Ontario Helping Northern, Rural and Indiegnous Communities Save on Heating Costs, Fight Climate Change 

 May 3, 2018 

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout Selected as pilot community for provincal modern                   Wood Heat Rebate Program



Big list of Wood Heat Tips 

How to Operate Your Catalytic Wood Stove 

Selecting and Locating a Chimney 

Everything You Need to Know About Firewood 

The Healthy Hearth Summary 

All the above resources were provided by John Gulland, please find additional information on the following website: 

Wood Pellets: Wood Pellet Association of Canada

Residential Wood Pellet Heating: A Practical Guide for Homeowners 

A Guide to Residential Wood Heating 


Contact us 

807-737-2700 ext. 2234

© 2014 Municipality of Sioux Lookout