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Gymnasium and Walking Track Closed for Repairs

Posted on Monday, June 06, 2022 08:42 AM

PLEASE NOTE! The gymnasium and walking track at the Sioux Lookout Recreation Centre will be closed from June 7th to 30th for repairs. All walking memberships will be frozen during this time. Thank you for your patience during this disruption.

May Council Brief

Council Brief for May 18 2022 Meeting

Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2022 03:57 PM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Statutory Public Meeting and Regular Council Meeting held on Wednesday, May 18, 2022:
Statutory Public Meeting:

  • Council received the Planning Report respecting Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z03-2022 and authorized the passing of By-law No. 28-22, 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, as amended (IFNA – 49 York Street). Council passed this By-law at the...

Indigenous Peoples Month Proclamation

Indigenous Peoples Month Proclamation

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:34 PM


Indigenous Peoples Month

June 2022

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...

Seniors Month Proclamation

June is Seniors' Month

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:29 PM


Seniors’ Month

June 1st to 30th, 2022

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...

Pride Month Proclamation

Gay Pride Celebration Month 2022

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 01:49 PM

Proclamation Gay Pride Celebration Month June 2022

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 Pride events across Canada and around the world are necessary to show community support...

June Council Meeting

June 2022 Regular Council Meeting

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 10:56 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

June 15, 2022

At 5:30 p.m.

Public Hearing Meeting:

Re: Proposed Road Allowance Closing and Sale

Regular Council Meeting

To deal with the routine business of the Municipality 

Meetings will be live-streamed on the Municipality’s Facebook page:


Notice of public hearing

Notice of Public Hearing on June 15 2022

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 10:07 AM


TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout intends to pass a By-law pursuant to Section 34 of the Municipal Act, 2001, to close part of a road allowance at the location described below, pursuant to Sections 8 and 9 of the Municipal Act, 2001, to authorize the sale of the lands to the owners of the abutting lands. The subject lands are legally known as PLAN RESERVE DRAYTON RANGE 5 PT LOT 1 RP 23R8433...

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The Real Cost of High Policing Costs

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 01:30 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipalities of Kenora, Sioux Lookout, and Pickle Lake estimate that since 2015, they have collectively paid out over $30 million dollars more than they should have for the day-to-day services of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). That is about $4 million dollars annually that these municipalities could have invested in critical infrastructure needs, such as bridges, roads, drainage, water and sewer infrastructure and recreation facilities and services.

“We pay twice,”...

Flooded Street in Sioux Lookout

Municipality of Sioux Lookout Declares State of Emergency

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 04:00 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON –The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is taking further action to protect people and property as water levels continue to rise.
Further to its update to the pubic on Wednesday, May 18th, the Municipality of Sioux Lookout continues to take all actions available and necessary to provide support to residents and business owners impacted by recent flooding.

The Sioux Lookout Municipal Emergency Control Group (MECG) met on Friday, May 20th to further review and assess the local situation,...

Flooded Street in Sioux Lookout

Update on High Water Levels in Sioux Lookout

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 04:32 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is taking action to protect people and property as water levels continue to rise.

“The pedestrian bridge at the Travel Information Centre has been blocked off at both ends and we are asking people to avoid the area at this time,” explained Manager of Public Works and Infrastructure, Jeff Hawley.

Public Works Operations Manager, Mat Lelonde, adds, “We are working directly with residents impacted by flooding in low lying areas and are providing...