Commercial Opportunities

1 Newton St. Zoned as industrial property. Gross site area 15.56 ha Net site area 11.33 ha Description:  This is the original site of the Multiply plywood mill which burned down in 2007.  The original building foundation does exist.  Railway is...
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 Casual Facility Operator The Nipigon Recreation Department is seeking a Casual Facility Operator to work on an “on-call basis” at the Nipigon Community Centre. Further information, please contact Geoff Aitken at 807-887-3135 ext...
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

Introducing... Nipigon Notes Nipigon Notes  is a quarterly digital publication updating community members on local economic development initiatives and events.  The first issue was distributed May 1st, 2018.  To receive this newsletter and other to...
Map of Nipigon

Map of Nipigon

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Election 2018


Registered Candidates

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

Emergency Response Plan

Emergency Plan Brochure Nipigon Emergency Plan
Go Green

Go Green

Recycling Information Drop-off hours:  Wednesdays 3 pm-6 pm & Saturdays 10 am -1pm Location: First St. (down from the 4 way stop) Items: Cardboard, fiber (paper, cereal boxes, egg cartons, etc), aluminum cans, liquor/beer bottles/cans, ...

Community Access Program

Nipigon Public Library (NPL) was a Community Access Program (CAP) site from 1997 until the program end in 2012.  Our library continues to provide computer and WiFi access.   NPL strives to access Industry Canada's Youth Internship Program to work on c...


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: 9:00am-1:00pm, 1:30-5:30pm Friday: 1:30pm-5:30pm Saturday: 10:am-1:00pm

Library News

We are focusing on updating our patron files from now until the end of March.  Please contact us by phone or drop-by to complete a new patron form.


Audio Books - downloadable over the internet or borrow on CD or Playaway from the library. Automobile Repair Manuals - access through the library website Books in English for all ages in regular and LARGE PRINT and downloadable over the internet. Community...

Web Resources

Click on an image to access the site. These two Family tree research sites are ONLY accessible at the library - 52 Front Street, Nipigon.  They MUST be accessed using library computers or using library wifi with your own device. Frontier ...
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)

Ice Fees and Schedule The Arena schedule is updated weekly, as a general principal, please call the arena attendant on duty (887-3585) to see if any changes to the schedule have been made for the day. Ice Fees 2017-18 season   Hours of...

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

Zumba Fitness Certified Instructor:  Suzanne Kukko Nipigon Community Centre - Multi-Purpose Room UPDATED SCHEDULE: Thursday, Dec 6th Wednesdays Dec 12th & 19th All classes are 6:30-7:30 10 hour punch card $65, jump-in fee $8 For ...
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 2017-2018

User Fees 2017 - 2018 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...
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 2017

Committees of Council

VACANCIES  - Apply to Council if you are interested in sitting on any of these committees. Recreation Commission Meetings are held the third Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Rec Director’s office at the Nipigon Community Centre. Kristin Du...

Council Agenda and Schedule

Council Meeting Agenda Final Meeting for 2018, Tuesday, December 20, 2018 View Agenda Here  2019 Council Meeting Schedule All meetings are held in the Nipigon Municipal Office (52 Front Street) meeting room at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are open to ...

Council Meeting Minutes

2018 Meeting Minutes December 20, 2018 December 6, 2018 November 20, 2018 November 6, 2018 October 23 October 9 September 25 September 11 August 14 July 24 June 19 June 5 May 22 April 24 April 10 March...

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 ...

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...

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. Garbage collection depending on street address is Tuesday or Friday. Access is restricted to 15 minutes prior...

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

As per By-law No. 1829,  March 6, 2018 No. of People Cost 1 Person $134.00 2 People $185.00 3 - 4 People $202.00 5 - 6 People $220.00 Over 7 People $270.00 Rates are per quarter and ...

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 find the attached PDF guideline as to how the Nipigon branding is to be used. 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

There is always an exciting event happening in Nipigon and the area! 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 17th Annual Blueberry Blast, August 18 & 19, 2018 in the downtown core.  It's a fun filled weekend celebrating 17 years of blueberry picking and family entertainment. For more information check out the 2018 Blueberry Blast Program ...

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. During the rugged 10 km trek hikers enjoy spectacular views from three lookouts over ...

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 54th Annual Nipigon Fall Fishing Festival takes place August 31st-September 3rd, 2018.   This year's Festival Program   is now online!  Derby tickets are currently available at D&R Sporting Goods in Thunder Bay, and Mannila's Home Hardware and L...
Nipigon Ice Fest

Nipigon Ice Fest

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

Nipigon Kid's Fish Derby

May 2017, stay tuned for more information!


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. near t...


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...


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...