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Wellington Detour Map for Roundabout

Summer Traffic Disruptions on Highway 72/Wellington Street

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 09:33 AM

We are rebuilding part of Wellington Street this summer! That means there will be some disruption in traffic flow.
The Wellington Street Roundabout project start date has been delayed until Monday, July 4th - but this MAY be delayed again, if water levels do not drop to below the design elevation of the stormwater infrastructure.
Also note that, to address safety concerns with high pedestrian volumes, the MTO will be starting work on a set of lights and a pedestrian crosswalk...

Canada Day Garbage and Recycling Changes

Canada Day Residential Garbage Pickup Changes

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2022 06:00 AM

Please note that due to the Canada Day statutory holiday on July 1st, residential garbage collection scheduled for the 1st will take place on Thursday, June 30th instead. Please be sure to have your garbage out at the curb a day earlier than usual. Thank you!

Register for Candidate Information Session

Register for Candidate Information Session Now

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 04:25 PM

Anyone considering running for Mayor, Council, or School Board Trustee in the October municipal election needs to learn about what is involved and what is required to become a candidate. You are invited to a Candidate Information Session on Tuesday, July 12th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion. Ellen Baudry from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing will be there to give you important information and answer your questions.

Pre-registration is required, and a minimum of ten participants...

Honeybee Appreciation Months 2022

Honeybee Appreciation Months

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2022 09:16 AM


May and June 2022 - Honeybee Appreciation Months

WHEREAS: the honeybee is responsible for pollination of nearly three quarters of plants that produce 90% of the world’s food. A third of the world’s production depends on honeybees and pollinators. Every third spoonful of food depends on pollination; and
WHEREAS: the honeybee is one of the most vital species that plays the essential roles as one of the major pollinators, thus ensuring food and food security, sustainable agriculture and...

Flood Clean-up Efforts Begin - sandbags

Flood Clean-up Efforts Begin

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 10:48 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is preparing for some major clean-up efforts as the spring flood waters continue to recede.

Municipal Clerk, Brian P. MacKinnon, says, “there is a lot of work to be done around Sioux Lookout. A number of Municipal properties have been covered in debris, much like our waterfront businesses and residents.” MacKinnon adds, “We are taking several steps to work with the community to minimize the costs of cleaning up the debris.”

One of these steps...

Cemetery Clean Up Notice

Notice to Cemetery Interment Rights Holders - Seasonal Grounds Clean-Up

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 04:16 PM

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will be undertaking its routine, seasonal clean-up of decorative items left at gravesites over the past season that have now become unsightly and/or cause an obstruction to grounds maintenance at the three Municipally-operated cemeteries, namely: Hillcrest, Sacred Heart, and Northway.

Commencing June 15, 2022 and ending at the end of the day July 3, 2022, we ask all Interment Rights Holders to please remove Christmas wreaths, artificial flowers, solar lights, keepsakes,...

Simply Voting

Electronic Voting in Municipal Election

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 04:27 PM

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will once again be utilizing telephone and internet voting for the 2022 Municipal Election.

If you're unfamiliar with how the process works, please watch this brief overview of the system.


Flood Area Map

Sioux Lookout Declared a Flood Area by MMAH

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 01:11 PM

The Province of Ontario has activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in Sioux Lookout. Local property owners should visit for details on qualifying for and applying for assistance.

Update on Flood Designation

Update on Flooding in Sioux Lookout - June 8 2022

Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2022 04:52 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – As our community continues to contend with and begin the early stages of recovery from historic flooding, the Municipality’s administrative and political leaders have, on an ongoing and assertive manner, continued their efforts to have Sioux Lookout deemed a “flood area” by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH). 

“In conversations with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing today, the Ministry advised that a decision on the “flood area” designation...

Cedar Bay Sign

Cedar Bay Ad Hoc Committee Development Plan Survey

Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2022 11:24 AM

Council recently appointed an Ad-Hoc Committee to oversee the updating of the Cedar Bay Development Plan. A main component of the redevelopment is engaging with community members to determine how revitalization to the Cedar Bay facilities could support the community.
A questionnaire designed to engage the public who utilize Cedar Bay and help the Municipal Cedar Bay Ad Hoc Committee suggest improvements to Council for the facility is now available.
Share your input at by...