Municipal Operations - Extended Provincial Shutdown to Jan 23

Friday, January 8, 2021

The province has announced an extended 14 day Province Wide Shutdown starting January 9th.  For more information on the shutdown visit the Provincial news release here

Detailed Shutdown Documentation availble here

Municipal Office

The office will be closed to the public for the Provincial lockdown until at least Monday January 25, 2021 (next business day). We recommend doing Municipal business over the phone or by email, visit the Municipal directory at  In some cases appointments can be made for in-person business. 

Maintenance, Indoor Facilities and Rentals

Facilities will then close until January 23rd, 2021 in accordance with Provincial regulations.  Facility rental can start again after the shutdown is lifted.

Outdoor Facilities
Outdoor facilities will remain open. Any person who enters or uses the amenity maintains a physical distance of at least two metres from any other person using the amenity (excluding members of the same household). No team sports, no associated buildings will be open. 

Landfills and Garbage/Recycling Pickup

These services will operate as normal. 

Roads Department 

These services will operate as normal. 

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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