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Extension of Orders and Expiration of Stay-at-Home Order

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 03:15 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – While the provincial declaration of emergency and Stay-at-Home Order expire on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, we will continue to operate in the Shutdown Zone of Stage 1.

This means that indoor gatherings are not allowed with anyone you do not live with, except one other person from outside the household who lives alone or is a caregiver. Outdoor gatherings remain limited to five people with physical distancing of two metres for people outside of your household. Masks or face coverings...

Pre-Registration Open for Soccer, Baseball, and Volleyball

Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 07:00 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – While provincial restrictions currently prohibit outdoor recreation, the Recreation and Culture Department is preparing for the future now.

While we haven’t been able to offer our standard Minor Sports registration process, all interested soccer, baseball, and volleyball players and coaches are invited to call the Recreation Centre’s Front Desk to pre-register for a potential 2021 season, starting in July if Ontario enters step two of the Road to Reopening plan. The number...

Gay Pride Celebration Month Proclamation

Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 03:00 AM

Sioux Lookout has a long and proud tradition of embracing diversity in all its forms – cultural, social, and ethnic; and
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
Pride events across Canada and around the world are necessary to show community support and belonging for 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and families, and 2SLGBTQ+-identifying...

Roadmap To Reopening Ontario Update

Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 06:45 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – While the Province of Ontario’s stay-at-home order, issued April 16th, continues until at least June 2nd, changes announced yesterday will impact residents of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout.

Please note that all Municipal buildings will remain closed to the public until step two of the Roadmap to Reopen takes effect. Although our doors remain closed, staff is working to ensure that essential Municipal services continue with minimal interruptions. Our phone lines...

Minor Soccer and Baseball Pre-Registration Now Open

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 08:15 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – Parents and kids have been clamoring for “normal” activities since the start of the pandemic last March. While provincial restrictions currently prohibit outdoor recreation, the Recreation and Culture Department is hopeful that those restrictions may ease in the coming weeks.

While the current stay-at-home order means we have been unable to offer our standard Sioux Lookout Minor Sports registration process, we ask that all interested soccer and baseball players and coaches...

Ontario Stay-at-Home Order Extended Until June 2nd

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 04:00 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – As efforts to control the third wave of COVID-19 continue, the Province of Ontario has extended the stay-at-home order issued April 16th until at least June 2nd

These Provincial measures will have a continued impact on your Municipal services until they are lifted. All Municipal buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice. 

The Municipality reminds residents that our doors may be closed, but our staff is still working to ensure minimal...

Notice of Request for Proposal Q015-2021

Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 06:00 AM

RFP Q015-2021 – Hudson Roads Winter Maintenance Contract

Contract will be for two (2) subsequent six (6) month terms; 2021/2022 & 2022/2023;

Terms are from November 1 through to April 30 of the following year;

Deadline for proposal submission is June 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., local time.

RFP Q015-2021 is available for download from the Municipality’s website -

PDF version available to download at link below.


Hidden Lake Landfill Returns to Summer Hours

Posted on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 09:15 AM

Effective Saturday May 15th, 2021 Hidden Lake Landfill will be returning to summer hours of operation;

Tuesday and Wednesday – no change – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday - 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, Monday and Thursday - CLOSED

PDF version available to download at link below.


Sioux Lookout and Lac Seul Area COVID-19 Situation Update

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 10:15 AM

Joint Release: May 7, 2021
Currently, there is increased risk of COVID-19 in both Lac Seul First Nation and Sioux Lookout and prevention measures need to be strictly followed. Be assured that many local partners are working together to ensure public safety. The situation is serious, but we must remain calm, careful, and kind.

What is being done in response to the increase in cases?

Stay at Home Order / Lockdown
Sioux Lookout is under the provincial Stay at Home Order and Lac Seul is under a strict lockdown....

2021 Boat Launch Permits Now Available

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 03:15 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – With walleye season set to open next weekend, local boat launches will become very busy places. The Municipality of Sioux Lookout would like to remind all users that permits are required to park, launch a boat, or fish from the dock at any of the boat launch locations. These include:

  • Superior Junction
  • Sturgeon River Road
  • West Point Cove
  • Abram Lake Mile 5
  • Botham’s Bay on Big Vermilion
  • Hudson Boat Launch
  • Big Vermilion West of Hudson
  • Butterfly Lake
  • Deception Bay

There is a boat launch at...