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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at 15 Water Street in Gore Bay.
Call (705) 282-2420 for more information.
NOTICE OF ARENA OPENING (UPDATED OCT-21)
The Gore Bay Memorial Arena will officially open Tuesday, October 14th, 2014.
For ice-rental information please call (705) 282-2012
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.
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.
Commenced the week of September 29, 2014
Project duration is approximately 20 working days.
Location: Gore Bay Fish Point
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
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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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...