Nipigon and area

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Posts and information on Nipigon and area town councils, what they are up to, what they are talking about. The  information here is for your knowledge, if you see something that is being discussed at the town level, attend the meeting, ask questions, make your opinions known.

Nipigon Council Schedule 2019

All meetings are held in the Nipigon Municipal Office (52 Front Street) meeting room at 7:00 p.m.
Meetings are open to the public. Those wishing an audience with Council should contact:

Kelly Paakkunainen, CAO
PO Box 160
Nipigon, Ontario
P0T 2J0


January 8 22 July 16
February 12 26 August 13
March 12 26 September 10 24
April 16 30 October 8 22
May 14 28 November 5 19
June 18 December 3 17

Council Watch

News, information and opinions on what our council is doing.

April 16th 2019 Nipigon Town Council meeting agenda

Council Watch April 16th, 2019 meeting Agenda   TOWNSHIP OF NIPIGONAGENDA FOR COUNCIL MEETINGTuesday, April 16th, 2019 1. Disclosures of Pecuniary Interest 2. Minutes a) Approve previous minutes 3. Finance a) Confirm and Approve Accountsb) 2019 Provincial...

Accommodation taxes – information and research

News & Ramblings Accommodation taxes - what are they and do they work?   An accommodation tax is a tax charged to travelers, tourists, others on an overnight stay at overnight lodging within the municipality that charges the tax. Funds generated by the tax...


All the other stuff

Opinions, posts from other websites, general knowledge and more.

Strange and weird mushrooms of NW Ontario

Weird and strange mushrooms Coral mushrooms - weird and sometimes tasty   This article originally posted to - northern gardening, foraging, wild edible and medicinal plants and mushrooms and some recipes.   A summer and fall of hunting and...

Free Greens for everyone – Lambs Quarters

FREE greens for everyone Lambs quarters - if you can't beat em, eat them   This article originally posted to - northern gardening, foraging, wild edible and medicinal plants and mushrooms and some recipes.   There is a plant, so easy to grow...

Microsoft will never call you!

From nipigoncomputer.comMicrosoft will never call you!  This article has been posted on and shared relentlessly. It still happens, people still fall victim. I find myself saying this statement a lot lately, “Microsoft will never call...

Internet shopping – is it safe?

News & Ramblings Internet shopping – is it safe?   Time and time again I have had the conversation. It usually starts with “I don’t shop online because it is unsafe”. The Truth is Internet shopping and the practice of purchasing stuff online via credit card...

The “My computer is running slow” problem

The most requested computer service request resolves around this small statement "My computer is running to slow". But what exactly does that mean? In the 1990's computer CPU's, memory and hard drives were speeding up (and as a result older computers slowing down) ....

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