Design options for Downtown Waterfront Master Plan to be presented at upcoming workshop

North Bay, ON – September 20, 2016 – Members of the public are invited to review and provide comments on the proposed design options for the City of North Bay’s Downtown Waterfront Master Plan and provide direction on the character of Main Street at a workshop being held on Tuesday, September 27.

The workshop is being held from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Discovery North Bay Museum in the second floor gallery space.  The design options being presented at the workshop have been developed based on feedback and ideas generated through various in person and online consultations with the public.  The workshop will be led by the team from BrookMcIlroy.

“The City has some very important decisions to make regarding the future vision of the downtown waterfront,” said Beverley Hillier, Manager - Planning Services. “We want to make sure that the public has the chance to weigh in on those decisions and their participation in this exercise provides that opportunity.”

Space is limited so please confirm your attendance with the City by September 26 by calling 705-474-0400 ext. 2402 or e-mail

The Downtown Waterfront Master Plan is a 10-month exercise that the City of North Bay is undertaking in conjunction with a team of consultants led by BrookMcIlroy to help shape new development, civic improvements, and establish a long term vision for the downtown waterfront area.  More information about the Plan can be found on the City’s website at

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