Commercial Opportunities

Commercial Listings **TURN-KEY BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY** - La Luna Cafe and Bakery located in beautiful downtown Nipigon!  For more information on this exciting opportunity click on:  LaLunaCafeInfoPackage (1) For listings in the Nipigon area represented b...
Economic Development

Economic Development

The Township of Nipigon Economic Development Office supports the economic and social development of the community through business retention and expansion, new business development, and community projects. The goals of the NEDC are: to attract ne...
Employment, RFP, & Tenders

Employment, RFP, & Tenders

Employment Opportunities Medical Transportation Services Superior North Catholic DSB Recruitment Video RFP/Tenders Please check back.  
Moving to Nipigon

Moving to Nipigon

Nipigon welcomes you! Re-locating for your retirement?  In the market for a vacation property?  Looking to raise your family in a safe, welcoming community?   With world class outdoor recreation, a relaxing lifestyle, excellent services and affordable re...

Nipigon Projects

Edge Arts Studio & Gallery The Township of Nipigon is pleased to announce that Edge Arts, located at 38 Front Street in downtown Nipigon, is now available for programming, meetings, training, and conferences.  This is an accessible facility, ...


The Township of Nipigon moved to Stay at Home on direction of the Province, effective April 8, 2021. Ontario outlines what's allowed under stay-at-home order in new regulation | CBC News The Municipal Office, Community Centre, EDGE Arts building...

COVID-19 Updates

Please find below information and links relevant to businesses ONLY. For community related information, please click on the COVID-19 update button on our "Residents" page. June 16th, 2020 - COVID-19 Webinar - Business Tax Relief Attend this...
Map of Nipigon

Map of Nipigon

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Emergency Response Plan

Emergency Plan Brochure Nipigon Emergency Plan
Go Green

Go Green

Recycling Information Recycling Depot RE-OPENING Saturday, June 27th! Drop-off hours:  Saturdays 10 am -1pm Location: First St. (past the car wash, towards the train tracks) Items accepted: -**NEW** #1 and #2 plastic clamshells -Cardboard, ...


2019 Nipigon Public Library Board Chair              Cheryl Broughton Vice-Chair     Rosemarie Ray Council Rep  Richard Harvey Trustee           Bruce Fox Trustee           Kelly Mangoff Trustee           Johan Pothof Trustee           ...

Contact Us / Hours

Pick-Up Window Hours starting May 19, 2020 Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Normal Hours of Operation Sunday:         closed Monday:        closed Tuesday:        1:30--5:30 p.m.; 7:00--9:00 p.m. Wednesday:  1:30--5:30 p....

Everything Library

eResources (internet based) repair manuals:  Chilton (automotive), Small Engine Repair eBooks, eAudiobooks, interlibrary loans , reader’s advory K-8 and adult :  EBSCOhost audiobooks and eBooks and eBook public library , Audiobook Premier , F...
Library Hours

Library Hours

Normal hours excluding holidays: Sunday: Closed Monday: Closed Tuesday: 1:30pm-5:30pm, 7:00pm-9:00pm Wednesday: 1:30pm-5:30pm, 7:00pm-9:00pm Thursday: 10:00am-1:00pm, 1:30-5:30pm Friday: 1:30pm-5:30pm Saturday: 10:am-2:00pm

Library News

A Superior Adventure:   Deadline August 31, 2020. WINSOME BOOK CLUB:   Thursdays at 1:30 pm online using Zoom.  Contact Nipigon Public Library for more information.  Multiple copies of the title are available about 3 weeks before...

Reading / Listening


Reference / Information Resources

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Nipigon Silver Club

Nipigon Silver Club

104 Fourth Street, Nipigon ON 807-887-1229 Open:     Tuesday to Friday Time:      1pm - 4pm Meeting: First Friday monthly Social:     Last Friday monthly Activities Fun Euchre Tuesday Nights Cards,   Shuffle Board, Dart Boards...
Paddle to the Sea Park

Paddle to the Sea Park

  Our Paddle-to-the-Sea Park brings the adventurous story of a journey through the Great Lakes to life! Starting at the Lake Superior waterfall in the heart of downtown Nipigon, twelve playground stations lead you on a journey of fun through...


Recreational Services

Community Centre (Arena & Fitness)

2019 Holiday Closures Nipigon Community Centre December 24 - Closed at 12:00 p.m. December 25 - Closed December 26 - Closed December 27 - 30 - Regular Hours December 31 - Closed at 12:00 p.m. January 1 - Closed January 2 - Regular Hours Resume Ice...

Bookings & Rentals

The Nipigon Curl-A-Drome can be rented for more than just curling. If you would like to host an event (curling or social) at the Curling Club and would like more information: Rental Rates as of September 20, 2013 Hall Rental - $30+HST per...

Junior Curling & Little Rockers

Junior Curling and Little Rockers curling will be held every Tuesday evening. Children as young as 5 years can have a great time learning to curl here. Junior Representative The coordinator is Kelly Mangoff:

Ladies League

  Ladies League curling is every Wednesday night. Women’s Representative     Team Contacts

Men's League

Men's League curling is every Thursday night. Men’s Representative     Team Contacts

Nipigon Curling Club and Event Centre

The Nipigon Curling Club briefly held the Guinness World Record for longest curling marathon in 2009. The Nipigon Curling Club and Event Centre is located on Wadsworth Drive, next to the Nipigon Community Centre. Phone number is 887-3609. 2016-2017 C...
Nipigon Recreation Programs

Nipigon Recreation Programs

Nipigon Yoga House
North Shore Golf Course

North Shore Golf Course

Get ready for FUN! The North Shore Golf Club is excited to invite you to the course. The course has remarkable history since 1961; let's take a trip down memory lane. See  for more information on the course! Contact: ...

Recreation User Fees 2019-2020

User Fees 2019 - 2020 FITNESS ROOM FEES Arena Ice / Multi Purpose Room
Rendezvous Cross Country Ski Club

Rendezvous Cross Country Ski Club

Fresh air, gorgeous scenery, a great workout! The Rendezvous XC Ski Club trails are open for the season!  Experience more than 12 kilometers of classic groomed trails for beginner to expert skiers.  The trail head is about 100 metres down Golf Course R...

Registered Candidates

MAYOR - One to be elected Harvey, Richard               Mackenzie, Gordon Laukkanen, Barry            COUNCILLOR - Four to be elected Elliott, Michael                         michael@ep...
Town Hall

Town Hall

On behalf of myself and Council, welcome, and we invite you to enjoy the natural beauty of Nipigon - where your adventure, memories and family moments all have a natural edge. Located on the Trans Canada Highway on the Northern Shore of Lake Superior...


Council Remuneration Council remuneration and travel allowance policy annual salaries. Mayor $ 10,100, Councillor $8,100, per diem $ 150/day, travel allowance of $0.45/km. Council Remuneration 2018

Council Meeting Minutes

2021 Meeting Minutes March 9 February 23 February 9 January 12 2020 Meeting Minutes December 22 December 8 November 24 November 10 October 20 October 6 September 22 September 8 August 11 July 14 June 16 May 26 May 12...

Municipal Services

Municipal Office: 52 Front Street Nipigon, Ontario POT 2JO Phone: 807-887-3135 Fax: 807-887-3564 Email: Open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays. Recycling Hours: ...

Animal Control

Cat and Dog Tags As per our animal control by-law tags are to be purchased for cats and dogs by January 31st  of every year. Rates Spayed or neutered male or female $ 15.00 Non spayed or neutered male or female $ 55.00 Non spayed or ne...

Building Permits and Zoning/Planning

Obtaining a Building Permit STEP I Pick up an application at the front desk at the Township Office, 52 Front St. and review the requirements.    Make an appointment with the Chief Building Official or Building Inspector. STEP II At your a...

Burning Permits

No person shall light a fire on any land within the Township of Nipigon for any purpose other than to cook on a grill or barbecue without an approved burning permit. Burning permits may be obtained at the Nipigon Muncipal Building, 52 Front Street and...

Calendar Parking

Calendar Parking comes into effect on November 1st  and remains in place until April 1st  of each year. Park as indicated on posted signs on the streets effected. Failure to comply with this by-law will result in Offence Notices being issued through t...

Cliffside Cemetery

By-Law No. 1627 A by-law to provide regulations for the management, maintenance, etc. of the cemetery of The Corporation of the Township of Nipigon, known as Cliffside Cemetery. Click here for the full by-law document Cemetery Fee Schedule

Landfill Site Operations

Hours of Operation Monday 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Friday 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. E-waste (computers, phones, TVs, etc.)  can be dropped off in the green metal bin during regular landfill hours. PLEASE ensure ...

Municipal Financial Statements

2018 Consolidated Financial Statements

Nipigon Volunteer Fire Dept

Contact: Jim Keay Fire Chief 121 Fifth Street  PO box 1228 Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0 Main: 807.887.4639 The Nipigon Volunteer Fire Department is always accepting applications to become a member.  If you are interested and meet the qualification criteria o...

Ontario Regulation 397-11 Report

Ontario Regulation 397-11 Report Posted by MarieC on June 27, 2014 On January 1st , 2012 the Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plans Regulation (O.Reg. 397/11) came into effect, public agencies were required to prepare and...

Public Works

New Waste Treatment System New Waste Treatment for Nipigon Nipigon is in the process of upgrading our secondary treatment of sewage waste to reduce our environmental impact and improve our municipal services. We are located on the shore of the...

Water Rates and Reports

As per By-law No. 1855,  July 16, 2019 No. of People Cost 1 Person $147.00 2 People $203.00 3 - 4 People $222.00 5 - 6 People $242.00 Over 7 People $297.00 Rates are per quarter and due on March 31, June 30, September ...

Water Restrictions

PROCLAMATION Pursuant to the provisions of By-Law No. 1331 of the Township of Nipigon and with the unanimous consent of Council Members, I do hereby proclaim that effective immediately and until further notice, the use of water from the municipal waterworks...

Nipigon Branding

Please click on the link below for our Nipigon branding guidelines. Download Branding Guide Line Download Full Vector Logo

Staff Directory

Office Information Township of Nipigon 52 Front St Box 160 Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0 Telephone: 807-887-3135 Fax: 807-887-3564 Email:

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Annual Events

Annual Events

COVID-19 restrictions have caused cancellations or changes for many 2020 events. List of Annual Events


The Bio Blitz is an annual event run by a diverse committee including members representing Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) Parks Canada, Best Start, Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry, and the Thunder Bay District Health...
Blueberry Blast

Blueberry Blast

Join us for the 18th Annual Blueberry Blast, August 17 & 18, 2019 in the downtown core.  It's a fun filled weekend celebrating 18 years of blueberry picking and family entertainment. For more information visit ...

Canyon Country Birding Festival

Dorion's Canyon Country Birding Festival on May 28th-29th, 2016 !! Local residents have a long history of bird watching, and for the past few years, area residents have placed second in Ontario for recorded checklists in the Great Backyard Bird C...
Hike For Health

Hike For Health

Every year on the last Saturday of September, the Hike for Health is held along the Nipigon River Recreation Trail in order to raise monies for local needs.  New in 2019, a photography workshop and a taco & beer tasting were held the Friday before ...

Ice Fishing Derby

For more information contact Guy Rioux at 886-2958 or visit the Red Rock Fish and Game Club page.
Nipigon Fall Fishing Festival

Nipigon Fall Fishing Festival

The Planning Committee regret to announce that the 56th Annual Nipigon Fall Fishing Festival has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19.   We wish to thank participants, sponsors, and volunteers for their support, and hope to see you in 2021.  We'll be BIGGER an...
Nipigon Ice Fest

Nipigon Ice Fest

The 2018 Nipigon Ice Fest will be on March 2nd, 3rd, &4th, for more information and to register:  


Things to See and Do Bridgeview Lookout Tower Climb 65 steps up this 40 foot structure to be rewarded with a 360 degree view from Lake Helen, to the Nipigon River Bridge, to the Marina and beyond.  The tower is located on Railway St....


World class fishing can be found at the very top of the great lakes in every season. We have some of the best brook trout around, with 5-10lbs fish a common catch. There is a great variety of fishing; from Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake...

Historical Walking Tour

Take a walk through time with this self-guided, 2.6 km tour.   All sites are accessible by road.   Download the Historical Walking Tour Map   or pick up a copy downtown at the municipal office or museum.    
Nipigon Marina

Nipigon Marina

Welcome to the Nipigon Marina We are the most northerly freshwater port in North America.  With a deep water channel all the way to the fully serviced marina, boaters are invited to cross the 49th parallel and receive their certificate commemorating ...

Nipigon River Recreation Trail

This 10 km hiking trail, which connects the Nipigon and Red Rock marinas, takes between 3-4  hours to complete and is rated with a blue difficulty rating, with some middle portions being rated as black diamond. The trail from Nipigon hugs the shoreline ...
Rendezvous Cross Country Ski Trails

Rendezvous Cross Country Ski Trails

Fresh air, gorgeous scenery, a great workout! The Rendezvous XC Ski Club trails are open for the season! Experience more than 12 kilometers of classic groomed trails for beginner to expert skiers. The trail head is about 100 metres down Golf Course Road...


Nipigon Brochure Location Map
Nipigon Historical Museum

Nipigon Historical Museum

Location 40 Front Street, Nipigon  ON Open daily during the summer months from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Admission by silver collection. Curator:  Betty Brill Email: Phone:    807-887-0356 For news and events please visi...


Experience Our Trails The Nipigon area offers many recreational, non-motorized trails with world class views and an abundance of wildlife.   From the Nipigon River Recreation Trail accessible from both Nipigon and Red Rock, to the Kama Cliffs Trail a...