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    Mayor's Welcome
    Welcome to Gore

    On behalf of members of council, our town staff and myself I would like to welcome you to our town website and for those of you visiting Gore Bay, I welcome you to our town. 

    Contact Information

    Town of Gore Bay
    P.O. Box 590, 15 Water Street
    Gore Bay, Ontario 
    P0P 1H0 

    Phone: (705) 282-2420
    Fax: (705) 282-3076 

    Annette Clarke
    Pam Bond
    Ron Lane
    General Inquiries
    Delroy Prescott
    By-Law Officer
    Volunteer Firefighters

    The Gore Bay-Gordon/Barrie Island Joint Fire Department is hiring interested parties for this rewarding experience!

    Minimum Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid "G" driver's license and mode of transportation.

    For more informatioon or to pick up an application, please visit the Gordon/Barrie Island municipal office or call 705-282-2702

    Welcome to Gore Bay on Beautiful Manitoulin Island

    The Town of Gore Bay, located on the North Channel of Lake Huron, is nestled between two splendid, tree-covered bluffs. Incorporated in 1890, Gore Bay is one of the larger communities on Manitoulin with a permanent population of just over 900. Gore Bay is the judicial centre of Manitoulin, and one of the island's commercial and professional centres.


    Town of Gore Bay
    Request for Committee Members

    2015 marks Gore Bay’s 125th Anniversary!  Gore Bay Council is looking for Community Minded Citizens to express interest in being part of the 125th Anniversary Committee.  This committee will take on the planning and coordinating of events to celebrate this great milestone.  The 125th Anniversary Celebration will be held in conjunction with 2015 Harbour Days Festival, July 24-26.  Please express your interest in writing to or at 15 Water Street in Gore Bay.
    Call (705) 282-2420 for more information.



    The Gore Bay Memorial Arena will officially open Tuesday, October 14th, 2014.
    For ice-rental information please call (705) 282-2012

    Click Here for a Printable Schedule


    All Owners and Persons in charge of Motor Vehicles are hereby
    notified that NO PARKING is allowed on the Streets or
    Municipal Parking Lot in Gore Bay between the hours of
    12 midnight and 8 a.m.
    Any vehicles in contravention of this notice, will be removed
    at the Owner’s Risk and the cost charged to the Owner.
    Further, snow removal from driveways within the Town of Gore Bay
    CANNOT be placed on any part of the street which may interfere with Snow Plowing by Town Staff.
    Failing to comply will result in all costs for removal being charged to owner.

    Notice to Affected Residents

    Water Line Replacement/Insulation Project

    Over the next 4 weeks the Town of Gore Bay has hired a contractor to replace/insulate Town water lines affecting houses on the following streets:

    Thorburn Steet - Laird Street - New Street - Meredith Street - Dawson Street - Agnes Street - Main Street - Water Street - Phipps Street - Eleanor Street - Hall Street

    All residents living on these streets, please be advised of temporary road closures or one-lane traffic.  If water service is to be shut-off, you will be notified directly by the Town Office.  If you have any questions, please contact Annette Clarke at 705-282-2420 ext. 1.


    GoreBayBreakwater Project
    Commenced the week of September 29, 2014
    Project duration is approximately 20 working days.
    Location:  Gore Bay Fish Point
          Purvis Drive
    Truck Route:  Hwy 540B; Gore St; Bay St; Water St; Fish Point.
    Heavy trucks will be travelling this route.
    If you experience any problems please contact the undersigned.
    Your patience during this project is appreciated.
    Annette Clarke, CAO/Clerk
    Town of Gore Bay
    15 Water St
    Gore Bay, ON P0P 1H0


    The Corporation of the
    Town of Gore Bay 


    The famous Red Roof Pavilion 2nd floor is available for lease. This is a great opporunity for a seasonal or year round business venture. The space was previously leased as a high end restaurant. This commerical location is located directly beside the Gore Bay Marina, which hosts approximately 85 seasonal boaters and hundreds of transient boaters throughout the summer. This is agreat opportunity for a successful business. And the Gore Bay Farmer's Market is located just steps from the front door every Friday morning throughout the tourist season. 

    The leased space includes: 
    - 3 tub sink 
    - 55 wooden chairs 
    - 14 wooden tables 
    - a walk-in cooler 
    - 10,000 sq ft parking lot 

    Proposals and/or Letters of Intent are now being accepted for this lease opportunity. All interested parties are encouraged to contact the undersigned with any questions or to submit an application. 

    Annette Clarke, CAO/Clerk 
    P.O. Box 590, Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1H0 
    Tel: 705-282-2420 ext. 1 

    TRANSFER STATION WINTER HOURS (Effective September 15)

    Wednesday     12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Saturday          9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


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    Mayor's Report - Winter 2014

     By Ron Lane, Mayor Gore Bay
    Well, after a long cold and snowy winter it looks like spring is finally here.  The birds are back, the creeks are running and people are talking about maple syrup.  Along with this tough winter came the usual challenges to keep our streets and sidewalks safe. At this time I would like to say a special thank you to our Public Works staff who worked day and night to be sure everything was well plowed and sanded.
    In addition, with the colder than normal winter we also had problems with water lines freezing and although we were better off than many other municipalities we did have a couple of major breaks.  In addition there were freeze ups at some residences but with the help of Town... Read more...
    Upcoming Events
    Sun Nov 23, 2014 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
    Manitoulin Writer's Circle Christmas Open House
    Sat Nov 29, 2014 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
    Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Sat Dec 06, 2014 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
    Gore Bay Christmas Parade