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The Ontario Energy Board has launched and begun accepting applications for the Ontario Electricity Support Program - a program designed to help reduce electricity bills for low income households.  The program starts in 2016 and provides a monthly on-bill credit for elegible households. 


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Civic Holiday - Community Day Weekend!

August 3 – August 7, 2017

Parade Theme: Celebrate Canada's 150th - Dress Your Decade!

  • Family Ball Tournament all weekend
  • Thursday Night – Northern Credit Union Family Night and Show & Shine Car & Bike Show
  • Friday Night – Rock the Dock with the band REDLINE and FIREWORKS!
  • Saturday: Parade at 1:00 / Street Fest / Lions Den / Duck Race / Lions Dance at the Arena
  • Monday: Country Fair at Heritage Park in Little Rapids Plan to enter the parade! More Details to come!

Algoma Public Health Notice

Health News


Smoke Free ~ North Shore Health Network (NSHN)

The North Shore Health Network (formerly the Blind River
District Health Center), together with Algoma Public Health (APH) are advising
patients, staff and visitors that all
grounds and properties of the Blind River, Thessalon and Richards Landing – Matthews
sites are 100% smoke free, effective September
01, 2016.

a Smoke Free environment on NSHN Property

APH Tobacco Enforcement Officers will issue tickets to violators of
the bylaw, with fines starting at $255.

Patients, staff, visitors and
volunteers are reminded to respect the rights and privacy of the property owners
in proximity to any of the NSHN properties.

Cessation/Management Supports Available

If you are a smoker and
are receiving care at any of the NSHN sites we will help you to manage your
nicotine withdrawal. Your nurse will talk to you about your smoking pattern and
medications that can be prescribed while you are in hospital to manage nicotine

A complete list of cessation resources is available at

Summer Watering Schedule

Under By-law No. 1803, property owners with even numbered street addresses can water on even-numbered days of the week and those with odd-numbered addresses are able to water on odd-numbered days from 7 to 9 a.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Community Day Weekend Road Closures and Detours

ROAD CLOSURE:  Main Street from the south side of Genelle Street to the north side of Algoma Street be closed on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until approximately 9:00 p.m. for the Car and Bike Show - Northern Family Fun Night.        


NO PARKING:  along the north side of Huron Street East from Dyment Street to the Marina and on the north side of Algoma Street East from Bay Street to the Marina, on August 4, 2017 from approximately 7:00 p.m. until the conclusion of the fireworks that evening (in the case of rain, on August 6, 2017 from approximately 7:00 p.m. until the conclusion of the fireworks that evening), to enable emergency vehicle access to this area."                        


ROAD CLOSURE:  Government Road Closed between Federation Street and Main Street, Main Street between Peachy Street and Huron Street, Huron Street between Main Street and Water Street, and Water Street between Huron Street and Government Road, from approximately 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on August 5, 2017 for the Community Day Parade.  


DETOUR when the parade is in the downtown area on August 5, 2017 from approximately 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Council approves a detour for persons using the easterly entrance to the municipality, with the detour to direct traffic traveling into Town along River Street easterly onto Peachy Street, and northerly onto Boundary Road to Highway 17, with signage advising of the road closure to be posted.


DETOUR:  Council approve the use of the former spur from Peachy Street to Genelle Street as a detour during the parade


ROAD CLOSURE:  Community Day, August 5, 2017 from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. of the section of Main Street from the south side of Lorne Street to the north side of Bay Street including the service lane west of Main Street from the south side of Lorne Street to the north side of Algoma Street for the games, food booths and various activities to take place after the parade.

It takes a community to hire a physician!

The Huron North West Professional Recruitment and Retention Committee is seeking active community members who are interested in engaging with the Medical Residents and visiting Physicians! It is our goal to provide these physicians with the warmest North Shore welcome and to have them wanting to return for more! If you enjoy participating in or have access to the following activities, please contact Recruitment Coordinator, Alyssa Ferreira at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (705) 356-2265 ext. 2523. Your support is greatly appreciated!

  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Walking
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Baseball
  • Hosting a Dinner
  • Attending Festivals
  • Going to the Movies
  • Golfing
  • Traveling to Surrounding Areas
  • Attending local Sports Games
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Public Notices

  • Above Ground Swimming Pools

    The provisions of the Town of Thessalon By-law Number 727, requiring the erection and maintenance of a fence that shall completely enclose a swimming pool shall not apply if the outside wall of the swimming has a height of not less

  • Newsletter July 2017

    NEWSLETTER JULY 31 2017.pdf

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