Welcome to Cobalt

A Parks Canada National Historic Site

Cobalt is a dynamic community nestled in the heart of the Pre-Cambrian Shield.  Named Ontario’s Most Historic Town and a Parks Canada National Historic Site, Cobalt enjoys all of the services of much larger communities in a relaxed lifestyle. The town’s modern infrastructure and enhanced telecommunications services afford many opportunities for individuals wanting to relocate or establish a small business.

Cobalt is well situated for the individual who is seeking an environment that ensures a superior quality of life while still being connected to the information highway. Cobalt boasts the cleanest water in the country having protected its water supply since 1917 through the Cobalt Municipal Water Act, unique legislation passed by the Ontario Government. The source of the town drinking water is totally protected from development or recreational use.

Described as one of the most interesting communities in the country, it offers a unique experience for residents and visitors alike. Come for a day, discover a century!

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Restricted Fire Zone for the Entire Province during COVID-19 Outbreak

In order to ensure public safety and well-being during the #COVID19 outbreak, Ontario will implement a Restricted Fire Zone for the entire fire region of the province (Zones 1 to 36) outlined in the map below, effective April 3rd at 12.01 am. https://news.ontario.ca/mnr/en/2020/04/ontario-reducing-risk-of-fire-in-the-province.html

Notice – Closed Lunch Hours

Due to reduced staff working form the Town office the phone lines will not be answered between noon and 1 p.m. so that staff can take their lunch break. Please call between the hours of 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Notice - Closed during lunch

Town of Cobalt COVID-19 Press Release April 1, 2020

TOC COVID 19 Press release 2 APRIL 1 2020

Ontario Energy Board COVID-19 Update on Electricity Bills & Time-of-use Pricing

The Government of Ontario issued an Emergency Order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. As a result, starting on March 24, 2020, residential and small business customers on time-of-use (TOU) pricing will pay 10.1 ¢/kWh no matter what time of day the electricity is consumed. This means that TOU customers will be paying the off-peak [...]

Notice – Water Billing April 2020

NOTICE - April 2020 Water Billing newsletter

Cobalt Food Bank – Press Release

Cobalt Food Bank Press release

Notice of Closure – All Municipal Buildings

Closure of ALL Municipal Buildings Closure of ALL Municipal Buildings French COVID 19 Press release 1 March 17 2020

Notice of Temporary Closure – Paul Penna Library

Temporary Closure Paul Penna Library