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Terrace Bay Recycling Calendar January 2021 to June 2021

The Township of Terrace Bay's 6 month recycling calendar has been updated for the months of January 2021 up to and including June 2021.

Download your electronic copy of the calendar today!

Calendar PDF: Terrace Bay Recycling Calendar January to June

Terrace Bay recycling program at residents’ fingertips with Recycle Coach web & mobile app

Terrace Bay now utilizes the Recycle Coach app to keep connected with its residents and reminds residents to download the smartphone app or access their web-app online.

Summer is here and many residents are excited to enjoy the warm weather. As residents spend more time outdoors and producing more waste in the process, the need for recycling knowledge specific to the community is heightened.

Equipped with the powerful “What Goes Where?” search engine on their website, Terrace Bay makes sorting waste and understanding collection requirements much easier for residents.

Recycle Coach "What goes where?"

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Update your mailing address online with MPAC

As a property owner, you will receive notices from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) about your property's assessed value. If you own a property in Terrace Bay but want to receive all your notices at a different mailing address, you can easily update your information with MPAC. Visit to change your mailing address online

Terrace Bay Council ZOOM Meeting – January 18, 2021

Due to the Ontario Provincial Shutdown, all Council Meetings will be held through ZOOM Video Conferencing until further notice.

The Terrace Bay Council Meeting will be held on Monday, January 18, 2021 - 6:00pm. The public is invited to attend this meeting through ZOOM. Just click on the ZOOM link below to attend the virtual meeting:

Outdoor Recreational Amenities to remain open during lockdown

The Township of Terrace Bay is keeping most outdoor recreational amenities open during the province-wide lockdown and stay at home order. We are reminding residents to continue to obey all public health measures as per the Province’s Stay at Home Order that is now in effect. Read the Order.

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Terrace Bay Municipal Services Update due to Stay At Home Order

The Terrace Bay Municipal Office will remain OPEN from Monday to Friday - 10:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday - 10:00am to 4:00pm for front counter service only through this next provincial order/stage. These hours have been reduced in accordance with Provincial Regulations.  All current COVID-19 restrictions and protocols remain in place and will be strictly enforced. A mask must be worn at all times while inside the Community Centre.  All patrons will be asked to fill out a screening form.  Anyone showing signs or symptoms associated with COVID-19 are asked to not enter the building.

Municipal Office Services
While the Municipal Office is open, we recommend the following:

Please only come into the Municipal Office if it is essential –  for purchasing of garbage tags, landfill cards, dog tags and paying bills.

Did you know - utility and tax bills can be paid online through your financial institution. Credit card payments can be taken over the phone if necessary.

If you are applying for a building permit or planning application, please call the Municipal Office at 807-825-3315.

All recreation facilities, including the fitness room, remain CLOSED by provincial order until further notice.  Recreation Members will have their memberships extended for the period of the closure.

Terrace Bay Cultural Centre
Seniors Centre and Michael King Hall are CLOSED.

Terrace Bay Public Library
Open for curbside pick up only.  Call the Library at 807.825.3315 x222

Fire/Burning Permits
All existing 2020 fire permits will be extended until Feb 1, 2021, provided your pit was inspected in 2020 and has not been moved or altered since inspection. New permits cannot be issued at this time due to COVID-19 / current lockdown restrictions.

Council Meetings
All Council meetings will revert to virtual meetings until further notice. Links to the virtual meetings will be posted on the municipal website and on Township social media.  Please contact the CAO/Clerk’s Office if you have questions.

Stay Safe!

Small Business Support Grants: COVID-19

Ontario's Main Street Relief Grant: PPE support

Will be opening this Friday January 15th

Helping small businesses with the unexpected costs of PPE.


To be eligible, your business must have two to nine employees and be in one of the following sectors:

  • retail
  • accommodation and food services
  • repair and maintenance
  • personal and laundry services
  • gyms and yoga studios

What you'll get

Eligible small businesses will get one-time grants of up to $1,000.

For more information please see the link below:


COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program

The Government of Ontario is providing $8 million to support small business and registered charity customers who are struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.

The COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB) provides a one time, on-bill credit to eligible small business and registered charity customers to help them catch up on their energy bills and resume regular payments. Small business and registered charity customers may be eligible for up to $850 in support towards their electricity bill if they primarily use electricity for heating, or up to $425 otherwise. Small business and registered charity customers could also be eligible for up to $425 in support towards their natural gas bill.

CEAP-SB is being delivered by electricity distributors, natural gas distributors and unit sub-meter providers (USMPs), in accordance with rules laid out by the OEB.

You must apply for CEAP-SB through your utility or USMP. Contact your utility or USMP directly as each may have a unique approach for application in-take.

For more information please see the link below:

Township of Terrace Bay Facility Closures due to extended lockdown

Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., a stay-at-home order is being issued for 28 days - requiring everyone to remain at home, with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, getting exercise or for essential work.
Additional public health measures added to help stop the spread of COVID-19 include:
  • Outdoor public events and gatherings restricted to 5 people, with exceptions
  • Mandatory face covering in the indoor areas of businesses or organizations.

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Township of Terrace Bay’s 2021 Budget Survey

Township of Terrace Bay's 2021 Budget Survey

In 2020 Council and Administration undertook a strategic planning exercise which culminated in the 2020 – 2023 Community Strategic Plan which can be found here: Terrace Bay Strategic Plan 2020-2023

The 2020-2023 Community Strategic Plan identifies 5 strategic directions within the plan as:
- Community Well Being
- Economic Diversification & Sustainability
- Community Growth – People and Assets
- Community Beautification and Environment
- Terrace Bay as a Destination

Taking the strategic direction into account, within the context of the 2021 municipal budget, please fill out the following survey.

Survey Link

Notice regarding Terrace Bay Area COVID-19 positive case

Residents Notice - The North Shore Family Health Team (NSFHT) and the North of Superior Healthcare Group (NOSH) are announcing the first positive case of COVID-19 in the Terrace Bay area.

Council Meeting – December 21, 2020

The next Council Meeting will be tonight - Monday, December 21, 2020 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:
Reminder: All persons entering the Terrace Bay Community Centre are required to answer the screening questions, wear a mask and hand sanitize before entering.