Property Tax Hardship Program

L.I.P.I. welcomes the opportunity to assist North Bay households with property tax arrears. The past year has been challenging for everyone. While we are all excited about vaccines and moving forward, many of us are facing deferred bills and debt. This program is aimed at providing financial assistance to help Read more…

Our Hours

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and in response to the continued public health measures enacted by the federal and provincial governments, the decision has been made to be open by appointment only. All emails, fax and voicemails will be monitored during regular business hours. Please leave us Read more…

Tax Filing Season 2021

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is a collaborative partnership between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and L.I.P.I. – Low Income People Involvement, and our volunteers. Our tax clinic volunteers complete tax and benefit returns for eligible individuals to ensure they receive, or continue to receive, the benefit payments Read more…

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

If you’re behind on your electricity or natural gas bill and face having your service disconnected, you may qualify for emergency financial help through the Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). There are also special customer service rules available for low-income households. You need to meet certain criteria to qualify for Read more…

Recreation and Community Program

The Recreation and Community Engagement Fund (R&C) is both a family and individual support program for youth throughout the Nipissing District that cannot access existing support programs or require partial funding to pay for recreational, arts, culture and community activities. This program allows families to meet their household needs (rent, Read more…