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...
Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 08:35 AM
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...
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,...
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 04:25 PM
Anyone considering running for Mayor, Council, or School Board Trustee in the October municipal election needs to learn about what is involved and what is required to become a candidate. You are invited to a Candidate Information Session on Tuesday, July 12th, at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. Ellen Baudry from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing will be attending virtually to give you important information and answer your questions.
Pre-registration is required, and a minimum of ten participants...
Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 04:27 PM
The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will once again be utilizing telephone and internet voting for the 2022 Municipal Election.
If you're unfamiliar with how the process works, please watch this brief overview of the system.
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2022 04:52 PM
Sioux Lookout, ON – As our community continues to contend with and begin the early stages of recovery from historic flooding, the Municipality’s administrative and political leaders have, on an ongoing and assertive manner, continued their efforts to have Sioux Lookout deemed a “flood area” by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH).
“In conversations with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing today, the Ministry advised that a decision on the “flood area” designation...
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:
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:34 PM
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...
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:29 PM
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...