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    Mayor's Welcome
    Welcome to Gore Bay.ca

    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. 

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    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
    CAO/Clerk
    aclarke(at)gorebay.ca
     
    Pam Bond
    Treasurer:
    pbond(at)gorebay.ca
     
    Ron Lane
    Mayor:
    mayor(at)gorebay.ca
     
     
    General Inquiries
    admin(at)gorebay.ca
     
     
    Delroy Prescott
    By-Law Officer
    bylawofficer(at)gorebay.ca
     
     
    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 Employment Opportunities - Click here


    Gore Bay Theatre's Young Company January 2015 Production

    Gore Bay Theatre's Young Company will be producing "MURMEL, MURMEL, MORTIMER, MUNSCH," a collection of 5 Robert Munsch stories adapted by Kim Selody.  Performances will take place at the Gore Bay Community Hall on Friday, January 9 at 7 p.m., Saturday, January 10 at 2 p.m., and Sunday, January 11 at 2 p.m.  All tickets will be sold at the door.  Recommended for the entire family, ages 4 and up.  Come out and see Gore Bay Theatre's Young Company, comprised of 14 youngsters from grades 2 to 8, perform these very popular and endearing Munsch stories.  Prices are $5.00 for children 13 and under and $7.00 for adults.
     

    Town of Gore Bay
    Request for Committee Members

     
    i)  General Government Committee (1 representative needed) – deals with finance, Town administration, property standards, economic development/strategic planning, social services, community planning, and other items.
     
    ii) 125th Anniversary Committee (4 representatives needed) – deals with the planning and organizing of events for the celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of Gore Bay (1890-2015)
     
    To qualify you shall, be at least 18 years of age, a Canadian Citizen, a resident of the Town of Gore Bay, or the owner or tenant of land in the Town of Gore Bay, or the spouse of such owner or tenant.
     
    Please submit your name to the undersigned by 4:30 p.m. Monday, December 8, 2014
     
    For more information please contact:
    Annette Clarke, CAO/Clerk
    Tel:  705-282-2420 ext. 1
    Fax:  705-282-3076
    Email:  aclarke(at)gorebay.ca


    NO OVERNIGHT PARKING DURING WINTER MONTHS

    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.
     


    The Corporation of the
    Town of Gore Bay 

    LEASE OPPORTUNITY 

    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 
    Email: aclarke@gorebay.ca



    TRANSFER STATION WINTER HOURS (Effective September 15)

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

    NEW TRANSFER STATION POLICY - CLICK HERE


      

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    To keep the residents of Gore Bay and Western Manitoulin up to date with information relating to the Mayors Office and the operation of Council.
    Mayor's Report - Fall 2014

     By Ron Lane, Mayor Gore Bay
     
    With the conclusion of the four year term of current Council at the end of November and with a new Council sworn into office on Dec. 1, I would like to reflect back on some of the things that were accomplished by Council during this past term.
     
    One of our goals was to focus on our public buildings, our streets, sidewalks, water/sewer works and equipment.  These things are the principal assets of the Town and as such require constant attention. 
     
    With respect to our buildings significant upgrades took place in our arena where new dressing rooms were added, and the time keeper’s box relocated.  This fall the public washrooms were replaced with modern handicap... Read more...
    Upcoming Events
    Fri Dec 19, 2014 @ 6:00PM - 04:30PM
    Frosty Cup 4-on-4 Hockey Tournament
    Fri Jan 09, 2015 @ 7:00PM - 02:00PM
    Gore Bay Theatre's Young Company Production
    Sat Feb 21, 2015 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
    Western Manitoulin Lion's Club Pulled Pork Supper