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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...

Proclamation of National Indigenous Peoples Day 2024

Proclamation: National Indigenous Peoples Day 2024

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024 07:00 AM

WHEREAS:               In co-operation with Indigenous organizations, Canada’s Governor General proclaimed June 21st the first National Aboriginal Day in 1996; and

WHEREAS:              National Indigenous Peoples Day provides an opportunity to acknowledge the unique achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit in fields as diverse as agriculture, the environment, business and the arts; and

WHEREAS:              Sioux Lookout is significantly enriched by the many contributions from Indigenous residents,...

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The Municipality of Sioux Lookout Advocates for Continued Immigration Support

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 02:31 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout has experienced significant growth over the past several years, thanks in part to a successful collaboration with the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC). Since 2019, the CEDC has administered the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) on behalf of many Northwestern Ontario communities, connecting local businesses with skilled newcomers. This initiative has been pivotal in bringing diverse talent to Sioux...

Truth and Reconciliation Committee Meeting Time Change

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 04:23 PM

Please be advised that Boards, Commissions, and Committee Meetings take place in the Council Chambers, located in the Municipal Office, 25-Fifth Avenue.

The public is welcome to attend.

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

Boulevards Must Be Mowed

Revised Municipal Property Standards By-law Enforced Effective July 1st

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 11:30 AM

In 2023, Council amended Municipality of Sioux Lookout By-law No. 16-06 (Maintaining Land in a Clean and Clear Condition) with By-law No. 74-23 to ensure our community remains clean, safe, and beautiful for everyone. As part of this amendment, property owners became responsible for mowing the boulevards which abut their property.

We understand that this is a change for some residents and appreciate your cooperation in helping to maintain the aesthetics and safety of our shared spaces. Keeping...

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Notice of Intention to Remove a Holding Symbol - Z07-2024

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024 03:56 PM

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout will consider the passing of an amendment to the Zoning By-law No. 85-18 to remove a Holding (H) Symbol at the Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. in the Municipal Council Chambers, 25 Fifth Avenue, Sioux Lookout, Ontario, P8T 1A4.  The application has been submitted under Section 36(4) and Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter p. 13, as amended, by JAMB Developments...

Proclamation: Gay Pride Celebration Month 2024

Proclamation: Gay Pride Celebration Month 2024

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024 07:00 AM

WHEREAS

Sioux Lookout has a long and proud tradition of embracing diversity in all its forms – cultural, social, and ethnic; and

WHEREAS

the community of Sioux Lookout is immeasurably enriched by the diversity of our people, including those members of the Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer + (2SLGBTQ+) communities; and

WHEREAS

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Pride events across Canada and around the world are necessary to show community support and belonging for 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and families...

June is Seniors' Month

Proclamation: Seniors' Month 2024

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024 06:15 AM

WHEREAS:               Seniors’ Month is an annual Province-wide celebration;

WHEREAS:              seniors have contributed and continue to contribute immensely to the life and vibrancy of this community;

WHEREAS:              seniors continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and important and active members of this community;

WHEREAS:              their contributions past and present warrant appreciation and recognition and their stories deserve to be told;

WHEREAS:              the health and well-being of seniors is in the interest of all and...

June is Recreation and Parks Month

Proclamation: Recreation and Parks Month 2024

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024 05:59 AM

WHEREAS:               In Sioux Lookout, we are fortunate to have a variety of recreation and parks systems providing countless recreational opportunities for residents and visitors from around the world; and

WHEREAS:              Recreation enhances quality of life, balance living and lifelong learning; helps people live happier and longer; develops skills and positive self image in children and youth; develops creativity; and builds healthy bodies and positive lifestyles; and

WHEREAS:             ...

Indigenous Peoples Month 2024

Proclamation: Indigenous Peoples Month 2024

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024 12:00 AM

WHEREAS:               In co-operation with Indigenous organizations, Canada’s Governor General proclaimed June 21 the first National Aboriginal Day in 1996; and

WHEREAS:              In co-operation with Indigenous organizations, the Canadian government declared June National Aboriginal History Month on June 4, 2009; and

WHEREAS:              National Indigenous Peoples Month provides an opportunity to acknowledge the unique achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit in fields as diverse as agriculture, the environment...