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Terrace Bay is a beautiful small town situated at the Top of Lake Superior in Ontario, Canada. The Township was created as a result of its proud forestry history and is home to approximately 1,800 residents, with another 1,200 people in nearby Schreiber. All of the amenities of a larger urban area are available … usually within walking distance (Interactive Map). Frequently Asked Questions About Moving to Terrace Bay
Organizations and Services
For a comprehensive listing of organizations and services located in Terrace Bay please visit 211North.ca
Lakeshore Natural Gas, a wholly owned local distribution company of the five Municipalities of Marathon, Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Manitouwadge and Wawa, announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent for a long-term Gas Supply Agreement (GSA) with Certarus Ltd. The agreement contracts Certarus for the transportation, storage and supply of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for the proposed North Shore Gas project. Read full news release
Residents Notice - Temporary Road Closure today until 9:00pm. Cartier Rd/Lakeview Drive to Superior Ave/Lakeview Drive for repairs to the water distribution system.
The Township of Terrace Bay is asking residents to create signs and place them on their lawns to advocate for the need to keep Superior North EMS/Ambulance Services in Terrace Bay and the surrounding communities along the North Shore.
On Saturday, April 17th from 2:30pm to 4:30pm, Kim Krause from the Schreiber Media Centre has offered to videotape this event by going around our community to residences advocating the need for this important service to stay in our community. The video will then be shared with Thunder Bay Council. READ MORE
Please be advised that due to the recent weather and melt of snowpack we are experiencing higher than normal inflows to Hays Lake. In order to keep the elevation under control we are initiating a log operation today to increase flow from the current 0m3/s to approximately 140m3/s. This flow will be for a period of time until after the rain and the flows return to normal, most likely through the weekend. Stay Safe, Stay Clear!
Effective Thursday, April 8, 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 outdoor exercise or for essential work. Read More
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS Please be advised that the Township of Terrace Bay’s 2021 Municipal Budget will be passed at the Council Meeting being held on Tuesday, April 6th at 6:30pm. All Residents are welcome to attend our Council Meetings via ZOOM
Please be advised that there will be an increase in flow at the Hays Lake Dam from 0 to approximately 30cms this weekend on Sunday, March 21, 2021. Crews will travel to site and open the dam on Sunday morning. This is to support an outage to perform some electrical work at the Aguasabon GS. The dam is expected to be open until mid-week when one of the two units can come back into service and then, at that time, the dam will be closed. Stay clear, stay safe!
Public ZOOM Link
Council Agenda Link
The Township of Terrace Bay is looking for 75th Anniversary Committee members. If you would like to help plan our 75th Anniversary, we would love for you to join us! Please contact Dean Main at 807-825-3315 ext.230 or email@example.com to submit your name for the committee by Wednesday, March 17, 202.
DATE OF THE PUBLIC MEETING: TAKE NOTICE THAT the Committee of Adjustment for the Township of Terrace Bay will hold a Public Hearing Virtually on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at 6:30pm to hear the above application as required by Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P.13.
Owner: Alan Colebourne
Location of Property: 25 Pine Crescent, Terrace Bay, Ontario
PCL 403 SEC TBEF; LT 33 PL M121 STREY; TERRACE BAY
The Township of Terrace Bay is pleased to announce the Friends of Terrace Bay Beach - Adopt A Bench/Chair/Picnic Table Program for the Terrace Bay Waterfront Boardwalk and Pavilion. This program is developed for individuals, groups or families to adopt a bench, chair or picnic table in honour of the memory of a loved one, celebrate a special occasion or simply sponsor a bench/chair/picnic table.
The Benches/Chairs/Picnic Tables are an important boardwalk/pavilion amenity at the Terrace Bay Waterfront. They will provide resting and viewing areas for residents and visitors to sit, relax and enjoy the beauty of the Terrace Bay Beach.
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. READ MORE
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.
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 mpac.ca to change your mailing address online
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.
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:
- 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:
- Outdoor public events and gatherings restricted to 5 people, with exceptions
- Mandatory face covering in the indoor areas of businesses or organizations.
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.
Holiday Garbage Curbside Collection Days:
Tuesday - December 22
Tuesday - December 29
Reminder - Christmas wrapping paper is not recyclable and should be put into your regular garbage.
LANDFILL SITE HOURS - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, December 21 & 28
Wednesday, December 23 & 30
Landfill Site will be Closed on December 25, 26 and January 1
Regular Tipping Fees Apply for the Landfill and Curbside Pickup
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING A TEMPORARY USE REZONING APPLICATION
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay will hold a public meeting on the 18th day of January, 2021, at 6 p.m., at the Township Office, 1 Selkirk Avenue to consider a proposed Temporary Use Zoning By-law Amendment under Section 39 of the Planning Act, R.S.O., 1990, as amended. READ MORE
The Township of Terrace Bay will now require all patrons entering our facilities to complete a COVID-19 active screening form. This is mandatory as our region enters the Orange Zone.
The Township of Terrace Bay continues to monitor and adapt to the guidelines and recommendations of the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Province of Ontario and Federal Government. Our operating guidelines may be adjusted and/or changed as required at any time.
Failure to follow these guidelines may result in contract cancellation and removal from the facility. The Township of Terrace Bay reserves this right at all times.
Public Info/Input Centre – Changes to the Highway Traffic Act with respect to Off Road Vehicles (ORV)
The Residents are invited to attend a Public Info/Input Centre Session for changes to the Highway Traffic Act with respect to Off Road Vehicles (ORV) on Wednesday, November 18 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the M.King Hall.
MTO made changes to the Highway Traffic Act in 2019 to improve the experience of off-road vehicle (ORV) riding in the province. In municipalities listed in O.Reg. 8/03 (Terrace Bay is listed), all ORV vehicle types, including new vehicle types, will be permitted on municipal roads as of January 1, 2021. READ MORE
Take Notice that tenders are invited for the purchase of the lands described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on November 12, 2020, at the Terrace Bay Municipal Office, 1 Selkirk Avenue, Terrace Bay Ontario:
- Roll No. 58 54 000 003 08100 0000; 16 Elizabeth Ave., Terrace Bay; PIN 62457-0341 (LT); File No. 18-01; Minimum Tender Amount: $34,163.28
- Roll No. 58 54 000 003 03601 0000; 53 Lakeview Dr., Terrace Bay; PIN 62457-0432 (LT); File No. 18-04; Minimum Tender Amount: $10,422.70
Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the lands to be sold. Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers. This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act.
A full copy of the tax sale advertisement and further information about this matter is available online at www.OntarioTaxSales.ca or you may contact:
Dan Mulligan, Treasurer/Deputy Clerk,
The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay,
1 Selkirk Avenue, P.O. Box 40, Terrace Bay ON P0T 2W0
Phone: (807) 825-3315 Ext 227
IMPORTANT FLU CLINIC CHANGES
Terrace Bay Flu Clinic is Wednesday, November 4, we hope many families will come out. You will drive up to the parking lot, be given a number and then go inside as a vehicle for your shots, when it is your turn. This will help us control the vehicles and register people in order! With COVID we are only allowed so many people in the gym at one time, so there will be a wait. However, this time could be used as fun time to play a game as a family, or to talk about your day.
With Halloween fast approaching, TBDHU is providing everyone with recommendations to celebrate safely. Halloween traditions, including trick-or-treating, are important activities for mental and social well being, but it is important to take extra precautions if you choose to participate. Staying outside is recommended. Outdoor activities are generally safer and considered low risk. However, even outdoors, you must proceed with caution and take steps to lower the risk. Check out the TBDHU website for the Halloween Guidelines Stay Safe, and enjoy the evening!
Due to Covid-19 provincial regulations, we regret to inform residents that they will be unable to attend in person the Remembrance Day Ceremony. We invite everyone to join us virtually for the Remembrance Day Ceremony at 10:57am on November 11th, 2020. Click on this link for the LIVE STREAM REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY.
The Cenotaph will be open to the general public after 11:30am to pay their respects.
We encourage residents to take two minutes of silence at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month to remember the sacrifices made by so many.
Lest We Forget.
The Terrace Bay Snow Removal Assistance Program 2020/21.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS FOLLOWS:
Tuesday, October 27th – 10 am to12 Noon & 1pm to 5 pm
Wednesday, October 28th - 10 am to12 Noon
Terrace Bay Community Centre - ACTIVITY ROOM / OLD LIBRARY
For the upcoming winter season, the municipality will be offering snow removal services to eligible individuals, couples, or families. To be eligible for the program, a household must meet one of the following requirements:
- 65 years of age or older and provide proof that you are financially unable to make arrangements (i.e. HST rebate or Trillium), or
- physically handicapped and provide proof that you are financially unable to make arrangements (i.e. disability pension) AND There is NO person living at the address above who is physically capable of removing snow from the driveway or driveway entrance.
Furthermore, the following will apply: READ MORE
The Winter Landfill Site Hours of Operation will begin tomorrow - Friday, October 16.
Open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Closed on Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday.
The Public Works Department will do a townsite pick up from residential properties as per the schedule noted below Wednesday, October 14 to Friday, October 16, 2020 inclusive with no exceptions. Pick up applies to residential properties only, commercial and business properties are not included.
There will be no pick-up of tires, demolition material or brush piles. Large quantities of concrete will not be picked up (i.e. sidewalks or old foundations). Tires, demolition material, brush piles or concrete can be delivered to the landfill site by the property and regular rates will apply. Demolition material includes roofing material, dismantled garage or shed, etc.
Residents are asked to place rubbish close to the roadside and in proper containers where necessary to permit easy access for loading by 7:00 a.m. on their scheduled pick up day. READ MORE.
The Township of Terrace Bay Police Services Board is looking for 1 - Provincial Appointed Board Member to serve on the board.
The Police Services Board oversee how policing is provided in your local community. They contribute to their community’s safety and well-being by working with local citizens and organizations to ensure their community receives the appropriate policing it needs. A municipality’s policing is overseen by a board where the community chooses one of the following:
- to establish a municipal police force
- to establish a joint police force with other municipalities
- to contract with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to receive policing services
For more Information on this board position and how to apply:
If you have any further questions, feel free to contact the Terrace Bay Municipal Office at 825-3315 ext.229
The TB Community Centre - Change Rooms are CLOSED until further notice starting today, Monday - September 28. The closure is due to changeroom upgrades.
The next Council Meeting will be held on Monday, September 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 wear a mask and hand sanitize at the entrance.
The TB Community Centre Change Rooms will be closed from Tuesday, September 22 to Friday, October 2 inclusive. The closure is due to change room upgrades.
This year the Terrace Bay Curling Club is hoping to open with specific COVID safety restrictions. At this time they will follow guidelines from the Curling Canada Association for safely opening our operations and hope to host curling on the same days as last year. Given that this year may look a little bit different they are surveying all members new and existing, to safely re-open.
Please help us out by answering the following questions by September 24th.