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Recreation Centre Closure for Renovations

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2024 11:47 AM

Please note the Recreation Centre will be closed starting on Monday June 10th until tentatively Friday August 9th, 2024.

In an effort to improve our facility, we will be conducting some much-needed renovations to the gymnasium, weight room and cardio room.

For all users with active memberships, please note we will be freezing your memberships during this closure.

Our office phones will remain open should you have questions relating to the other department operations. Please contact our front desk...

Council Meetings - June 2024

Council Meetings - June 2024

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 01:58 PM

Meeting Date
 and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose

June 10, 2024

at 5:30 p.m.

Special Council Meeting

Re: 2024 Municipal Budget

June 19, 2024
at 5:30 p.m.

Regular Council Meeting

To deal with the routine business of the Municipality

All meetings will be held in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Office, 25 Fifth Avenue and are open to the public, unless otherwise specified, and will be live-streamed on the Municipality’s YouTube Channel:

For further information, please contact:

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Arson Forces Closure of Bathroom Facilities at Town Beach

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 04:24 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – An act of arson caused significant damage to the bathroom facilities at Town Beach last night. As a result, the Municipality of Sioux Lookout will have them closed to the public until further notice.

“We need time to examine the extent of the damage, assess what is required to remediate the damage, and determine what, if any, steps can be taken to minimize the risk of this type of event in the future,” explained CAO/Clerk, Brian MacKinnon. “Thanks to exceptional response times...

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Municipality Welcomes New Manager of Infrastructure and Public Works

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024 10:58 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is excited to announce Aaron Gullins joining the team as Manager of Infrastructure and Public Works, effective April 30th.

Aaron enters his new role equipped with a strong educational and professional background in civil engineering and business administration. His membership with the Professional Engineers of Ontario demonstrates a commitment to excellence and adherence to professional standards.  Furthermore, Aaron has dedicated considerable...

Hidden Lake Landfill Summer Hours

Hidden Lake Landfill Returns to Summer Hours

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024 06:00 AM

Summer hours begin Friday, May 17th, at Hidden Lake Landfill.

The landfill will be open until 8:00 p.m. Fridays and at 8:00 a.m. on Saturdays through mid-September.

Details on our landfill hours can be found at

Termination of Reduced Load Restriction

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2024 11:55 AM

The Reduced Load Restriction implemented on Municipal rural and residential roads & streets has been removed, effective Monday, May 6, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.

The Public Works Department would like to thank everyone for their cooperation in protecting our road infrastructure during the restriction.

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New Agreement for Collaboration on Fire-Related Activities

Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2024 03:21 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – When resources are limited, we are stronger when we stand together. That is the heart of a new Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) between the Municipality of Sioux Lookout and the Independent First Nations Alliance (“IFNA”).

Sioux Lookout Fire Services has resources, including Technical Rescue Specialists, Disaster Responders, Trainers and Instructors, Search and Rescue Teams, and other professional and trained specialist teams with a focus on fire prevention and protection...

Council Brief - April 2024

Council Brief - April 2024

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 10:34 AM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Statutory Public Meeting and Regular Council Meeting held April 17, 2024:

  • Council received Zoning By-law Amendment Application No. Z01-2024 – 395 Sturgeon River Road.

§  Council received the Planning Report dated April 17, 2024, respecting Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z01-2024 and passed By-law No. 33-24, Being a By-law to Amend By-law No. 85-18, Being a Comprehensive Zoning By-law for The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout.

o   Purpose:...

Special Council Meeting Notice

Special Council Meeting - May 1, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 09:57 AM

A Special Council Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Office.
Re: Outfitters Boat Launch Parking Package

For further information, please contact:
Jackie Trenholm, Deputy Clerk
807 737-2700, ext. 2223 or [email protected]

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Statutory Public Meeting OP02-2024 Z06-2024

Statutory Public Meeting - OP02-2024 and Z06-2024

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024 02:45 PM


TAKE NOTICE THAT the Municipality of Sioux Lookout has received applications for an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment. These applications are being considered under the requirements of Sections 17, 22 and 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter p. 13, as amended, and applicable regulations. The subject property...