The next meeting of the Local Services Board is January 25, 2022 at 7:30 pm. Due to new Covid restrictions implemented by the Province and Thunder Bay Health Unit, this meeting will be held via ZOOM. For residents interested in attending, the link is as follows: Meeting 859 2571 7777 Password 454q3X
Agendas for upcoming meetings can be found in the LSB section of this website. Agendas are posted the week prior to the meeting.
Letter from Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs can be found listed below. The letter is a discussion paper on a new regulatory proposal to implement recent amendments to the Drainage Act, which received Royal Assent on July 21, 2020 as part of Bill 197, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act.
The next application for the RED program is August 30,2021 to October 1, 2021. Information and how to apply is available at ontario.ca/REDprogram on August 30, 2021
Listed below is the February 2021 issue of Northern Policy Institute. The 67 page article written by Anthony Noga discusses the differences of governing in Northern Ontario and the benefits of change. We are publishing this article on the website for resident information purposes only.
Minister of Finance has announced postponement of province wide property assessment update due to the pandemic. Property assessments for the 2022 property tax year will continue to be based on January 1, 2016.
A resident inquired as to lack of reliable internet service in the area, and were any government funds being allocated for this area to improve service. A letter was written to TBAYTEL on the resident's behalf, and the response from TBAYTEL is published below.
Disaster Recovery Assistance for Residents
Contact the LSB Secretary/Treasurer to find out if you’re eligible and apply for financial help after a natural disaster.
Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians (DRAO) is a program that can help you recover costs after a natural disaster. We may activate DRAO for damage to private property if there’s a sudden, unexpected natural event, such as a flood or tornado that causes costly and widespread damage in your area.
If you are eligible, you could be reimbursed for: