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Municipal Hazardous and Special Waste Collection Event

2022 Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Collection Event

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022 01:48 PM

Save the Date – Saturday, September 10, 2021 – from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Public Works Garage, 41 Fifth Avenue.

The following RESIDENTIAL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE items can be dropped off free of charge for proper disposal:

  • Adhesives such as glue or silicone
  • Aerosol cans such as spray paint and air fresheners
  • Antifreeze and containers in which they are contained
  • Corrosive, reactive  or poisonous chemicals such as household cleaners and polishes
  • Empty oil containers (empty oil containers can...

Closed for Professional Development

Closed August 23rd for Professional Development

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 09:48 AM

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will be closing all departments, except the Sioux Lookout Municipal Airport, on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, for a Professional Development Day.

This full-day closure will include the Municipal Office, Public Works, Hidden Lake Landfill, Fire Hall, and Recreation Centre (arena/gym/fitness rooms/etc). Fire services will remain on call to deal with emergencies.

For further information, please contact:
Brian P. MacKinnon, Manager of Corporate Services/Municipal Clerk

Notice of public meeting

Notice of Statutory Public Meeting - Z05-2022

Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 07:00 AM


TAKE NOTICE THAT the Municipality of Sioux Lookout is proposing to amend Zoning By-law 85-18 pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter p. 13, as amended.

The proposed amendment is a housekeeping update to various sections and schedules of the current Zoning By-law. The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment affects all lands within the municipal boundaries of...

Council Brief

Council Brief - July 2022

Posted on Tuesday, August 02, 2022 03:46 PM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Regular Council Meeting held July 20, 2022:

  • Council authorized the purchase of a multi-use tractor with brushing attachment for $ 202,338.00 plus HST from Mazergroup Winnipeg.
  • Council passed By-law No. 46-22, Being a By-law to Authorize and Direct the Mayor and the Clerk to Execute a Contribution Agreement with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), towards the Asset Management System and Data Upgrades.
  • Council acknowledged in...

Council Brief

Council Brief - June 2022

Posted on Tuesday, August 02, 2022 10:02 AM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Public Hearing and the Regular Council Meeting held June 15, 2022:

  • At the Public Hearing, Council received a Report respecting the Road Allowance Closure and Sale Application for the portion of a road allowance adjacent to Dori Hopko and Kevin Goriak’s property at 3 Loon Lake Road, Sioux Lookout.
  • During the Regular Council Meeting, Council passed By-law No. 37-22 to Permanently Close, Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of a Highway of the...

Special Council Meeting July 27, 2022

Special Council Meeting - July 27, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 11:17 AM

A Special Council Meeting will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Municipal Office, Council Chambers, 25 Fifth Avenue.


1) To Award Contract for Bigwood Lake Water and Sanitary Service Extensions Upgrades

2)  To Provide a Bigwood Service Extension Project Update

3)  To Approve Liquor License Application for Sioux Lookout Bombers

4)  To Pass By-law No. 44-22, Being a By-law to Execute an Agreement with JAMB Developments for the Equal Cost...

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Farlinger Park/Town Beach Open Once Again

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 10:25 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – After almost three years, residents and visitors to Sioux Lookout can once again enjoy summer days at the brand new Farlinger Park – also known as Town Beach.

Municipal CAO, Michelle Larose said, “We’re very excited for the reopening of the park and beach. While it definitely took longer than expected, due to the pandemic and the issues it caused, we’re very happy with the end results and think everyone else will be too.”

The multi-million dollar waterfront development began...

July BCC Meetings

Boards Commissions and Committee Meetings - July 2022

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 01:54 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.  

Meeting Date and Time

Meeting Type and Contact

Monday, July 25, 2022

at 5:00 pm


Municipal Truth & Reconciliation Committee Meeting

Contact: Tiffany Thompson at [email protected]

Thursday, July 28, 2022

at 1:00 pm

Cedar Bay Development Ad Hoc Committee...

July Council Meetings

July 2022 Council Meetings

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2022 11:20 AM


Meeting Date
 and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose


July 20, 2022

at 9:00 a.m.


Special (Closed Session) Council Meeting:

Sioux Lookout Hydro Annual Shareholder’s Meeting

July 20, 2022

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,...

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Hub Transit Sees Change in Operator

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 03:32 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – A pending change in operator for the Sioux Lookout “Hub Transit” program will see no immediate changes to services for riders. The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will assume operations of the local transit service effective July 4, 2022.

“Hub Transit” as it has become known in recent years (formerly Sioux Lookout Handi-Transit), has been operated by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors for many years. Over the last five years, the Board has effectively expanded the program...