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Welcome to The Municipality of Shuniah

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

The following form will be coming to you in your next tax bill. Please take a few moments to fill it out and return it to the Municipal Office. This form is also available by download using the link below.

Age-Friendly Community Participation Form

Contact Municipal Office:

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

     8:30 aM - 4:30 PM

Summer Hours (Fridays only)

     8:30 aM to 3:30 pM

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.​

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

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After Hours Roads Emergencies

     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

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.

Other Key Contacts:

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

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:

The Municipal Office will be closed Monday February 15, 2016 for Family Day.  Have a safe holiday weekend.

Landfill Hours: