We are updating information as it becomes available to us.

All Municipal buildings and public spaces are closed to the public to ensure the health of our residents, guests, and staff remains protected. Municipal docks and boat launches are currently open. We are also requesting that visitors to the landfill refrain from bringing items that require payment by cash if at all possible. All Municipal Recreational activities, Senior Friendship Club, Burks Falls Food Bank, Public Washrooms and Magnetawan Public Library are also closed at this time.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at (705) 387-3947 or

Payments and any correspondence can be left in the drop box at the front of the building at the side of the small door to the left of the entrance to the Library.

If you experience any flu symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath) please contact: Telehealth (1-866-797-0000) or The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (705-474-1400) for further assistance.

If you are self isolating please remain in isolation until the containment period has ended, and ensure you let friends & family know where you are so they can check in on you.


03 26 2020 notice of office closure

Modified Building Department Services: Notice of Modified Service for Building Dept . 2020      Changes to building permits and inspection services 2020


Helpful Links:

Community Gardens

Ontario Community Support 2020 

Joint Ministers Letter_Campgrounds 

Municipality Memo – SSRF

PSA – Physical Distancing Still in Affect Over Easter

News Release – Stay Home Except for Essential Reasons

Release – Donations of Supplies to Support COVID-19 Preparedness March 25 20

Notice from Health Unit re: Community Information Package: Community Information Package (002)

News Release – Repatriated Travellers Confirmed Positive for COVID-19 in Health Unit District


How to self monitor

News Release – COVID-19 Assessment and Testing

Service Canada ready to help

Province of Ontario TOTAL FIRE BAN!

Province of Ontario Emergency Declaration

First Individual to Test Positive for COVID-19 from Community Transmission

COVID-19 Media Release Parry Sound Social Services

MAHC Limits Most Outpatient Clinics_Programs March 23 20

Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association Release

Lakeland Power Pandemic Press Release

MAHC Implements Visitor Restrictions March 16 20

Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

 Health Unit Update on COVID-19

Handwashing Tips

Self-Isolation Tips

Vulnerable Individuals and COVID-19

CMOH Memo Non-Healthcare Settings Masks COVID-19 2020-03-25