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Railway Safety Message from CN Police

Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 06:00 AM

CN Police Want to Raise Awareness About Safe Behaviour Near  Railway Property

CN Police officers are spreading a rail safety message in Sioux Lookout. Last year in North America, there were over 3,400 collisions with trains, resulting in over 2,200 serious injuries or fatalities. Rail safety is a core value at CN, and CN Police want to be a part of the effort to minimize the risk of accidents related to the act of trespassing on railway property.

CN Police officers want pedestrians to stay safe...

The Lookout Launches to Help Local Businesses Build Online Presence

Posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 03:00 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The future of retail is changing rapidly. The COVID-19 pandemic sped up the need for businesses to invest in and create digital storefronts, and “The Lookout” is helping small businesses achieve this goal. 

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout received several inquiries from home based businesses and small-medium enterprises searching for resources to assist with capacity building and COVID-19 recovery. It was these requests that established the vision to create a repository...

Service Changes Under Ontario Stay-at-Home Order

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 06:00 AM

Municipal Service Changes Under Ontario Stay-at-Home Order

Sioux Lookout, ON – In an effort to control the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the third wave, the Province of Ontario has implemented more restrictive lockdown measures. These measures will have an impact on your Municipal services until at least May 20th.

All Municipal buildings will be closed to the public until the lockdown order is lifted.

Municipal Clerk, Brian MacKinnon, reminds residents that, “While...

Council Meetings for April 2021 - Revised

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 04:30 AM


Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Municipality of Sioux Lookout will be holding the following meetings electronically: 

Meeting Date and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose

April 21, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

 Regular Council Meeting

To Deal with the Routine Business of the Municipality 

April 28, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

Special Council Meeting

Presentation of Airport Master Plan &
Presentation of Community Safety and Well-Being Plan

Meetings will...

Province-wide COVID-19 Emergency Brake Order

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 11:15 AM


The Municipality of Sioux Lookout Responds to Province-wide ‘Emergency Brake’

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Province of Ontario has issued a province-wide emergency brake in response to an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the province. Effective Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., for a minimum four-week period (or at least until April 30th), the Municipality of Sioux Lookout is following the guidance provided by the Northwestern Health Unit...

Council Brief - March 17, 2021

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 09:30 AM

Council Brief
The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Regular Council Meeting held March 17, 2021:

  • Mayor Lawrance presented a 20 Year Service Recognition Medal from the Governor General of Canada to Robert Popovic, the Emergency Services Manager. The Mayor congratulated and thanked him for his 20 years of dedicated service to the community.
  • Mac Potter, Manager of Environment and Community Relations, Mark Miller, Director of Projects and MacKenzie Denyes, Manager of Regulatory Affairs from...

2021 Burning Permits Available Now

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:45 AM


All residents burning brush and grass between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022 are required to purchase an annual “Open Air Burning Permit” for $10.00. 

All residents who have an incinerator must purchase an “Annual Incinerator Permit” for $10.00.  This permit is valid for one year beginning April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.

Any resident who does not have a Permit for burning will be subject to a fine as set out in By-Law...

2020 Annual Drinking Water Reports for Sioux Lookout and Hudson

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 08:15 AM

2020 ANNUAL REPORTS for SIOUX LOOKOUT URBAN DRINKING WATER SYSTEM AND HUDSON DRINKING WATER SYSTEM as per “O. Reg. 170/03: Drinking Water Systems” under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002 are available for the public to review at:

  • digital documents  -  Municipal Website at – Living Here / Water and Wastewater.
  • hard copy documents – available for pick up during posted operating hours at the following municipal facilities:
  • Hudson – Lost Lake Drop-In...

Contractors and Haulers - Reduced Load Restrictions

Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 05:45 AM


The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will be implementing reduced load restrictions on all municipal rural & urban roads, streets and avenues, with the exception of specific arterial and collector routes, in Sioux Lookout and Hudson commencing Monday, March 22, 2021.  For a list of all roads, streets or avenues that are exempt from the reduced load restriction, please contact the Public Works Department or download the exemption list &...

Notice of Update to Cemetery By-law

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 06:30 AM


PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that it is the intention of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout to rescind its current Cemetery By-law (No. 28-12, Being a By-law to Regulate the Cemeteries of The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout) and to pass a new Cemetery By-law, No. 26-21, Being a By-law to Regulate the Cemeteries of...