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Phone: (807) 683-4545
Toll Free: (855) 683-4545

Welcome to The Municipality of Shuniah
Meeting Agenda's and Minutes

​For the latest Meeting Agenda's or Minutes click on the following links:

2015 Meeting Agenda's
2015 Meeting Minutes

The community survey is now available! Click the link,,  to complete the survey online or request a paper or emailed copy from our office by calling 683-4545 or picking it up at the Municipal Office, 420 Leslie Avenue, Thunder Bay. We look forward to your feedback and involvement in this exciting project!

Permanent, Senior, and Youth Shuniah residents are invited to attend a Focus Group session on Wednesday September 2nd at the MacGregor Rec Centre at 7pm.

All Shuniah Residents are invited to attend a community event on Saturday September 19th at the Macgregor Rec Centre between 1 - 3pm.

If you would like to participate in an upcoming focus group session, please contact Andrea Strawson via email ( or by calling 807-683-4545. Space is limited.

New Strategic Plan Project Launches

Click Image for Building Permits

Click Fire for Burning Permit

Public Works – (807) 983-2550
Fire Department – (807) 983-2021
Chief Building Official

(807) 630-3023
Contact OPP toll free anytime


To Report a crime go to:

Other Key Contacts:

     8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday
     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday (April 1 to October 31)
     12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday (Nov 1 to March 31)
     10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday
     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Landfill Hours:

Monday - Friday

     8:30 aM - 4:30 PM

Summer Hours (Fridays only)

     8:30 aM to 3:30 pM

Office Hours:

Phone: 807-683-4545
Fax: 807-683-6982
Toll Free Phone: 1-855-683-4545

Contact Municipal Office:

Building Permits

It is the season for building! Make sure you obtain the proper building permits for your projects. Click on the following image to access all building permit applications and forms.

Burning Permits

The weather is finally getting more seasonable and with that will come more outdoor recreational activities. As you enjoy the warmer weather, we would like to remind those that have open air fires that daytime burning is not permitted between April 1 until October 31. Burning is only allowed between 5:00pm and 8:00am as long as you have a valid Open Air Burning permit.

Find your Postal Code

In the event you have an after-hours Roads Emergency outside of business hours (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) please contact the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) at 1 888 310-1122.​

After Hours Roads Emergencies

Mission Statement
Shuniah is committed to providing the highest quality of life by building a healthy rural community through the delivery of essential services provided by responsible leadership, planning, and effective management of municipal resources.
Vision Statement
Shuniah is intended to be a modern and vibrant community with a strong sense of identity, located on the picturesque shores of Lake Superior, working together to build a safe, clean, friendly, and prosperous future.
Shuniah News

The latest volume of the Shuniah News is now available. Click Shuniah News to be directed to the page.