The total size of the City is 321.57sq km and is home to approx.51, 500 residents.
Mayor Al McDonald is the City’s 23rd
Last year the City saw a whopping $91 Million in construction value; the strongest year in nearly 10 years.
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North Bay’s drinking water supply comes from Trout Lake, an 11km long, 4km wide lake which provides 80,000,000 liters of fresh water for processing each day at the City’s Micro Filtration Water Treatment Plant.
The City’s Transit System services 314km and consists of 22- 40ft buses that are 100% accessible.
In 2017 the City’s Transit system provided over 1.4 million rides and travelled 1.3million km.
Lake Nipissing covers 328sq miles of land area making it the largest inland lake in Ontario.
Lake Nipissing’s average ice thickness during the winter is 75 cm which is why you see vehicles driving out on the lake. Vehicles have been known on occasion to take underwater tours.
The City will play host to the 2018 Ontario Bass Nation Provincial Qualifier on Lake Nipissing this August involving over 200 competitors.
The City of North Bay is home to Nipissing University and Canadore College.
Canadian Forces Base Museum is open to the public and documents our community’s military history including the role of NORAD and Sapphire Satellite Surveillance.
The Jack Garland Airport is the largest airport in Northern Ontario with a 10,000ft runway which can accommodate virtually any aircraft.
North Bay is home to over 100km of multi-use trails throughout the City which provide connections to trail networks of surrounding areas.
The City operates: 3 arenas and 11 outdoor skating rinks, 73 parks, 22 playgrounds, 21 outdoor sports fields and 43 beach access areas including 3 supervised beaches.
Memorial Gardens opened its doors for the first time in 1955. Memorial Gardens is home to the North Bay Battalion of the “Junior A “Ontario Hockey league and the University of Nipissing Lakers.
The City’s North Bay Granite Club hosted the 2015 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships.
2014-2017 CNB Sports Tourism initiatives involved over 8,000 athletes, 6,400 room nights, 72,000 meals and had an economic spin off of approximately $11 Million dollars.
The Laurentian Ski Club was formed in 1925 and over the years has fostered Olympic athletes such as Tyler Nicholson, Steve Omischl and Kate Pace.
North Bay Fire and Emergency Services provides fire protection services through a range of programs designed to protect the lives and property from the fires, sudden medical emergencies, or exposure to dangerous conditions.