North Bay & District Community Office

147 McIntyre Street West, Unit 101
North Bay, Ontario
P1B 2Y5
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Phone: 705-472-9072
Toll-free: 1-888-208-2125
Fax: 705-472-9084
Email: northbay@ontario.cancer.ca

Hours of operation:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Serving the communities of:
Burk's Falls, Callander, Magnetawan and area, Mattawa, Parry Sound, Powassan, South River, Sundridge, Temiskaming Shores and West Nipissing.


Upcoming Events

Daffodil Month

Residential Campaign/ Door to Door Campaign

Date:  Month of April

Daffodil Month Street Sales

Date: Thursday, March 31 – Saturday, April 2

Location: Various locations throughout the city

You can “Join the Fight” by…..

Painting your Workplace or School Yellow

Date: Month of April

Relay For Life Events 2016

Sturgeon Falls Event
Date:  Friday, June 3rd
Time:   6 p.m. – 12 a.m. /midnight
Location: Amphitheatre at Minnehaha Bay

North Bay Event

Date:  Friday, June 10th
Time:  6 p.m. – 12 a.m. /midnight

 Location:  CFB, Athletic Field

Theme Laps

6  p.m. – Team Spirit Lap

7 p.m.  - Crazy Hat Lap

8 p.m.  - Western Lap

9 p.m.  - Caribbean/Pirate Lap

11 p.m. - PJ Neon/Glow Lap

Relay Rally –Site Selection

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016/7p.m. – Elks Lodge

Time: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: Elks Lodge, 325 Elks Lane

Sundridge Event
Date:   Friday, June 17 to Saturday, June 18
Time:  7 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Location:  Strong Agricultural Ground

Accept the baton. Register today. Go to relayforlife.ca

Colour of Hope

Date:   Saturday, September 10, 2016
Time:  10 a.m.
Location:  Lee Park/Kate Pace Way


Date: TBA

Cops for Cancer

Date: TBA

Community Cancer Fighter Events

West Ferris 23rd Annual Trojan Parade for Cancer

Date: Tuesday, May 17 (Rain date May 18)

Time: 10:45 a.m.

Location Kiwanis Bandshell

Speedy Muffler 7th Annual Oil change for Cancer

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016

Location: Speedy Muffler, Fisher ST


Get started now by visiting Cancer Fighters.


Please contact Susan Plamondon, Fundraising Specialist, 705 472-9072 ext 3733 - splamondon@ontario.cancer.ca for more information.


Volunteer opportunities & messages

Volunteers Needed for Relay For Life - June 10, 2016 at CFB North Bay

We are looking for event day volunteers to help in the registration tent, specific tents, luminary sales and other ongoing tasks as needed from 2:00pm - 12 midnight on June 10. 
We are also looking for volunteers to help with event set up (Thursday, June 9) and tear down (Saturday, June 11).

CONTACT:  Debbie Marson, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator for more information:  dmarson@ontario.cancer.ca or 705-472-9072 x3737

Ongoing opportunities

Share your valuable time and talents as a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society.

We are seeking volunteers in the following areas:


  • Drivers: Assist clients in getting to and from cancer treatment and appointments. Learn how by visiting our Wheels Of Hope page.
  • Peer To Peer support: Through your own cancer journey experience you offer encouragement, comfort and practical support. Become a Peer To Peer volunteer.
  • Prevention and Advocacy: Promote healthy living and risk reduction through prevention or advocate on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society.
  • Special Events and Fundraising Campaigns: Volunteer to help plan, set up, support on event day or organize your own fundraising event.
  • Office: Administrative Reception and data entry assistance. Volunteer at your community office.
  • Youth Opportunities: Fundraise, lead, prevent, advocate - there are many ways for Youth to earn your community hours while getting involved with the Canadian Cancer Society. 

Apply now!

To learn more about any of these opportunities, call or email today. We would love to welcome you to our team!


Email Debbie Marson, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at dmarson@ontario.cancer.ca or call:  705-472-9072 ext 3737, toll free: 1-888-208-2125