2021

Interim Property Tax Bills Now Available
February 9, 2021
Interim Property Tax Bills Now Available

Interim property tax bills are in the mail. The first instalment is due on March 1, 2021, and the second is due on April 1, 2021. Interim property taxes help fund City services until the final tax bill is collected later in the year.

Statement from the Mayor - February 8
February 8, 2021
Statement from the Mayor - February 8

Friends and fellow residents. This weekend revealed some very concerning results in our efforts to further mitigate and eliminate the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The recent number of infections reported in Greater Sudbury has been on a downward trend and though this is promising, we must also be extremely cautious not to let our guard down nor take for granted that the virus is still very much present in our community.

Statement from the Mayor – Opioid Crisis
February 5, 2021
Statement from the Mayor – Opioid Crisis

I know we’ve been speaking a lot about COVID-19, a very real public health concern for our community. I also wanted to remind us all that the opioid epidemic remains a devastating public health crisis which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Too many lives have been tragically lost right here in our community. Look no further than the growing number of crosses beside City Hall.

Residents Encouraged to Participate in Junction East Project Community Engagement
February 5, 2021
Residents Encouraged to Participate in Junction East Project Community Engagement

The City of Greater Sudbury is continuing with next steps on the path to realizing the Junction East Project, the new central Library/Art Gallery.

Virtual media conference on the Junction East Library/Art Gallery project
February 3, 2021
Virtual media conference on the Junction East Library/Art Gallery project

On Thursday, February 4 at 1:00 p.m., the City is hosting a virtual media conference on the Junction East Library/Art Gallery project.

Statement from the Mayor – February 1st (UPDATE)
February 3, 2021
Statement from the Mayor – February 1st (UPDATE)

Given the substantial media attention and conversation inspired by my request Monday for a northern bubble and the implementation of safety measures like checkpoints to stem traffic of unnecessary travelers coming north, I wanted to inform the public that I was able to speak one on one with Premier Ford last evening.

City Partners with Community Care Providers on Patient Virtual Care
February 2, 2021
City Partners with Community Care Providers on Patient Virtual Care

The City of Greater Sudbury has partnered with various community organizations for a project that aims to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the community, by making it easier for community care providers to provide patient care virtually.

Invitation to the Community: 2021 Virtual Budget Information Session on February 10
February 1, 2021
Invitation to the Community: 2021 Virtual Budget Information Session on February 10

Residents are invited to a virtual Budget Information Session on February 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to learn more and ask questions about the proposed 2021 Municipal Budget.

Book of Condolence for George Edward Armstrong
February 1, 2021
Book of Condolence for George Edward Armstrong

Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger and City Council invite residents to sign a virtual book of condolence for National Hockey League legend George Edward Armstrong who died at the age of 90 on January 24, 2021.

Statement from the Mayor – February 1st
February 1, 2021
Statement from the Mayor – February 1st

This past weekend has served as another difficult reminder of just how dangerous and deadly the COVID-19 virus is. I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family members and friends of the residents who lost their life at Finlandiakoti Apartments and Amberwood Suites over the weekend and ask that as a community our thoughts and prayers be with them.

Statement from the Mayor – Black History Month
February 1, 2021
Statement from the Mayor – Black History Month

February is a month where as a city and community we recognize Black Canadians and their communities and celebrate their many achievements and contributions across our country, including here in Greater Sudbury.

Warming Centre Open for Gatchell Residents
January 29, 2021
Warming Centre Open for Gatchell Residents

The City of Greater Sudbury has opened a warming centre at McClelland Community Centre and Arena (37 Veterans Rd., Copper Cliff) for Gatchell residents affected by today’s power outage.

Statement from Mayor Bigger - COVID-19 Vaccines in Greater Sudbury
January 27, 2021
Statement from Mayor Bigger - COVID-19 Vaccines in Greater Sudbury

I am relieved to see that the provincial vaccine rollout plans have turned to include Greater Sudbury.

Ramsey Lake Skating Path Opens for Season
January 29, 2021
Ramsey Lake Skating Path Opens for Season

The shutdown has been hard for all of us, and we understand getting the family out for some fresh air is one way to get through these challenging times. In light of this, we'll be extending hours at the Ramsey Lake Skating Path and Queen’s Athletic Skating Oval.

Statement from Mayor Bigger on the passing of George Armstrong
January 25, 2021
Statement from Mayor Bigger on the passing of George Armstrong

As Mayor, I join the community of Greater Sudbury and hockey fans everywhere in mourning the passing of George Armstrong.

Reminder: Collection of Garbage, and Leaf and Yard Trimmings Changing to Every Other Week February 1
January 25, 2021
Reminder: Collection of Garbage, and Leaf and Yard Trimmings Changing to Every Other Week February 1

On February 1, 2021, weekly collection of one garbage bag/container/bundle and unlimited leaf and yard trimmings will move to two bags/containers/bundles and unlimited leaf and yard trimmings every other week. Although the frequency of your garbage collection is changing, the number of bags/containers/bundles permitted is the same.

Community Invited to Share their Thoughts on Homelessness at Public Input Meetings
January 20, 2021
Community Invited to Share their Thoughts on Homelessness at Public Input Meetings

Residents are being asked to share their feedback about homelessness in the community, including personal stories, potential improvements in services, concerns and local needs.

Statement from Mayor Bigger - January 17, 2021
January 17, 2021
Statement from Mayor Bigger - January 17, 2021

I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family members and friends of those who have tragically lost their lives to COVID-19. The situation at Amberwood Suites is extremely sad and my thoughts and prayers go out to all of those affected. 

COVID-19 Update: City Services Affected by Second Provincial State of Emergency
January 13, 2021
COVID-19 Update: City Services Affected by Second Provincial State of Emergency

The Province has declared a second state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a provincewide stay at home order begins Thursday, January 14 at 12:01 a.m. As a result, temporary changes to a number of municipal programs and services are expected to be in place until at least Thursday, February 11.

Citizens Invited to Apply for Appointment to Arts and Culture Project Grant Jury
January 12, 2021
Citizens Invited to Apply for Appointment to Arts and Culture Project Grant Jury

The City of Greater Sudbury is seeking three citizen volunteers to evaluate applications and recommend funding allocations for special or one-time activities that will support the local arts and culture community in 2021.