Mayor's Welcome
    Welcome to Gore Bay,

    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, CAO/Clerk
    Pam Bond, Treasurer
    Ron Lane, Mayor
    General Inquiries
    Transfer Station Hours
    Winter / Spring Hours
    Sept. 16th – June 14th

    Wednesday: 12 pm - 5:30 pm
    Saturday: 9 am - 1 pm

    Summer Hours
    June 15th – Sept. 15th

    Monday: 8 am - 3 pm
    Wednesday: 11 am - 7 pm
    Saturday: 9 am - 1 pm

    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. 

    Highlights of the 2016 Municipal Draft Budget



    Life Time Achievement Award

    Would you like to nominate a Gore Bay citizen for the Town of Gore Bay's Lifetime Achievement Award? 
    This award program includes all people of Gore Bay, including seasonal residents, whose time spent in this community and contributing to this community truly makes a difference and has a very positive impact on the quality of life in Gore Bay.
    Search public notices for a nomination form and the lifetime achievement award policy.

    The Corporation of the Town of Gore Bay 

    The famous Red Roof Pavilion 1st & 2nd floors are 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 


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    Provincial Offences Act Office

    The Gore Bay Provincial Offences Court office is located:
    15 Water Street

    Administration office and court room are on the main floor, fully accessible.

    Annette Clarke is the Manager of Court Services. 
    Melanie Aelick is the POA Clerk Administrator.

    The office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

    For telephone inquiries please contact 705-282-2837 

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    Upcoming Events
    Tue May 31, 2016 @ 8:30AM - 04:30PM
    Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations - Last Day to Enter
    Fri Jul 01, 2016 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
    Canada Day Celebrations in Gore Bay
    Sat Jul 02, 2016 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
    Kagawong's Car Wash
    Fri Jul 15, 2016 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
    Kagawong's Summer Fest
    Fri Jul 22, 2016 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
    Gore Bay Harbour Days
    Mayor's Report - 2016

    Annual Mayors  Report- Jan. 2016

     By Ron Lane, Mayor Gore Bay

    The first year of the term of this Council was a busy one and I would like to reflect back on some of the things that were accomplished by Council during this past year and some plans in the works for 2016.
    Even though Gore Bay is a small town we have a significant inventory of public assets including our public buildings, streets, sidewalks, water/sewer works, marina and public works equipment.  These items are all crucial to the operation of the Town and as such require constant attention. 
    Every year a large part of our budget is dedicated to improvements to our public facilities and... Read more...