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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...

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Summer Traffic Disruptions on Highway 72/Wellington Street

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 08:35 AM

We are rebuilding part of Wellington Street this summer! That means there will be some disruption in traffic flow.
The Wellington Street Roundabout project start date has been further delayed until Monday, July 11th due to delays in material deliveries and signage production. No issues with water levels are expected at this point.
Also note that, to address safety concerns with high pedestrian volumes, the MTO will be starting work on a set of lights and a pedestrian crosswalk...

Flood Clean-up Efforts Begin - sandbags

Flood Clean-up Efforts Begin

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 10:48 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is preparing for some major clean-up efforts as the spring flood waters continue to recede.

Municipal Clerk, Brian P. MacKinnon, says, “there is a lot of work to be done around Sioux Lookout. A number of Municipal properties have been covered in debris, much like our waterfront businesses and residents.” MacKinnon adds, “We are taking several steps to work with the community to minimize the costs of cleaning up the debris.”

One of these steps...

Cemetery Clean Up Notice

Notice to Cemetery Interment Rights Holders - Seasonal Grounds Clean-Up

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 04:16 PM

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will be undertaking its routine, seasonal clean-up of decorative items left at gravesites over the past season that have now become unsightly and/or cause an obstruction to grounds maintenance at the three Municipally-operated cemeteries, namely: Hillcrest, Sacred Heart, and Northway.

Commencing June 15, 2022 and ending at the end of the day July 3, 2022, we ask all Interment Rights Holders to please remove Christmas wreaths, artificial flowers, solar lights, keepsakes,...