Our mayor Dan Marchisella and council members discusses events, activities, art festivals, and much more...


Elliot Lake Arts on the Trail

The fall’s most spectacular arts event will be held September 30 at the Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre, Collins Hall and Camp Thompson. The event showcases 23 professional artists from around the region and features live musicians, demonstrations, open studios, a youth exhibit and a special Canada 150 community arts project that will include the general public. Watch for the event brochure coming to your mailbox in September or go to www.artsonthetrail.com for full details.

Art amongst Friends

Laurentian Lodge will host this yearly event which will take place on the last weekend of September.

Official Elliot Lake CANADA 150 merchandise


Available at the Elliot Lake Welcome Centre, including t-shirts and collectible pins. In addition Elliot Lake branded jackets, polo shirts and t-shirts can now be ordered through the Welcome Centre. There is still some North Shore Challenge merchandise on-hand including hats and youth t-shirts.


Digital Creator North


This is a program for youth aged 14 – 19 and is a drop in centre where youth can learn more about film making, editing, animation, gaming, photography, photo-shop, Adobe Illustrator and more. The centre is open from Noon to 7pm Tues to

Fri and Saturdays from 10am – 5pm and is located on the 3rd floor at the Lester B.

Pearson Civic Centre. Check out the exciting schedule of programs and activities for the fall at “digitalcreatorelliotlake” on social media.


Fall Wellness Fair


The City of Elliot Lake is hosting a Fall Wellness Fair to be held on Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at the Collins Hall from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Through an interactive event, the City’s goal is to engage the population to utilize services and social activities available; as well as encourage an ongoing healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. This is a regional event geared to all ages and marketed by the City/Age Friendly Elliot Lake. Booth costs are $50 and are available on a first come first serve basis. To register or for further details, contact Amanda Roy at 705-848-2287 ext 2135.



The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission will be hosting an open house on October 16th from 11 am to 8 pm in the Atrium at the White Mountain Facility. They will provide information about the CNSC involvement as a regulatory body in the oversight of the initiative of a Deep Geological Repository

Take Back the Night

“End the Silence - Stop the Violence.” This event will take place at the ELSS Cafeteria on September 26th at 6:30 pm and will include guest speakers, information and self defense instruction.

Food Drive

Moose FM is hosting the yearly Food Drive Radiothon this Saturday beginning at 10 am.

Council Changes

I would like to thank Candace Martin for her dedication to our community, serving Council for nearly three years. I wish Candace the best in her future endeavours.

I would also like to take the opportunity to Welcome Ed Pearce to the team, I look forward to working with you for the next year…. There is still much to accomplish.

City Staff….

  • I would like to wish Ms. Jocelynn Labreche congratulations on her recent retirement after 33 years, and thank you for these years of community service, bringing recreational programming to our residents.
  • Welcome to the team Teresa Dunlop, our new Manager of Recreation, I hope you to will fall in love with our beautiful little city, and also welcome Jamie Owen to our Pool Staff.
  • Another Congratulations going out to Sean McGhee, our Director of Infrastructure Services, who will be heading closer to his home town for the remainder of his career. His five years of service to Elliot Lake have resulted in many, much needed long term infrastructure plans, repairs and upgrades for our municipality. We wish you and your family happiness and success.