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Welcome to The Municipality of Shuniah

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

Age-Friendly Needs Assessment

The deadline for completing the Age-Friendly Tax insert is now

April 29th 4:30pm!

 The revised form is available to download using the link below.

Age-Friendly Community Participation Form


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 1st until October 31st.Burning isonly allowed between 5:00pm and 8:00am as long as you have a valid Open Air Burning permit. Only one permit is required for a calendar year each year and are available online and at the Municipal Office, Lakeshore Variety, Crystal Beach Variety, and the Pass Lake Truck Stop.

Click Image for Building Permits

Notice of Load Restriction

TAKE NOTICE that LOAD RESTRICTIONS will apply to all municipal roads within the Municipality of Shuniah effective Friday, March 11, 2016 commencing at 8:00 a.m. and will continue during the period as designated by the Municipality of Shuniah.

Craig Baumann, Manager of Operations

Photo Contest 2016!

Submit your photos for a chance to win 1 of 3 prizes and get your photo published  in the  Shuniah Calendar 2017!

Email your hi-resolution photos to or submit a USB/memory stick to the municipal office with a completed entry form and consent form (if applicable)

Click on the following links to access details and forms for the photo contest taking place until June 1st, 2016:

Photo Contest 2016 Poster

Photo Contest Submission Guidelines

Photo Contest Entry Form

Photo Contest Consent Form

Click Fire for Burning Permit

Find your Postal Code

Check Out our new Age-Friendly Web Pages!

Click on the following links to be redirected to the various age friendly pages:

Age-Friendly Shuniah

Upcoming Senior Events

Age Friendly Steering Committee Agendas

Age-Friendly Steering Committee Minutes

After Hours Roads Emergencies

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.​

Contact Municipal Office:

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

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
     8:30 aM - 4:30 PM
Summer Hours (Fridays only)
     8:30 aM to 3:30 pM

Landfill Hours:


     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

Other Key Contacts:

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:

Vision Statement
Shuniah is 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.
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.
Shuniah News

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

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.

Bow-Hunting By-Law

The new Bow-Hunting By-Law, Map, and Consent Form are now available. Click By-Laws & Policies to be directed to the page.

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.

Meeting Agenda's and Minutes

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

2016 Meeting Agenda's
2016 Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings