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Widnall Pool closed on July 14

Posted on Saturday, July 13, 2024 10:29 PM

Earlier this evening, lifeguards responded to a medical emergency at Widnall Pool. The patron was safely transported by EMS to the hospital for further care.

Police have attended and released the site as a part of the emergency response, but the pool will remain closed tomorrow. 

An internal debrief and investigation will also take place to ensure that all aspects of the incident are fully understood and addressed. Supervisors and staff involved in the rescue are also receiving the necessary...

A road closure sign.

Portion of Walsh Street to close for hydro maintenance

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024 10:18 AM

A portion of Walsh Street will be closed to traffic starting Monday, July 15 due to maintenance being done by Hydro One on electrical towers.

In order to complete this work, Walsh Street will be fully closed to through traffic between James Street and Kingsway starting July 15, and is expected to be completed by July 19.

Drivers should use an alternate route during this time. Please follow posted signs to navigate the area. Driveway access will be available to residents on Walsh Street.

City Truck with the Community Clean Up Trailer behind it

Community Clean-Up Trailer launched

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 03:35 PM

The City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Services and Clean, Green and Beautiful Committee are pleased to announce the launch of the Community Clean-Up Trailer. Today City staff and members of the Committee, along with staff of Lakehead Region Conservation Authority, Thunder Bay Art Gallery and Generator Strategy Advertising used the Trailer to rid an area along the Neebing Floodway of litter.

The new walk-in Trailer can be reserved by organizations or groups of residents wishing to clean up litter in...

Road Work Ahead: July 2024

Posted on Tuesday, July 09, 2024 12:14 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is sharing details of construction projects expected to impact drivers, cyclists and pedestrians in the month of July.

The City is investing $42 million in 2024 to fund crucial infrastructure work including road rehabilitation, sidewalk replacement, sewer and watermain repairs and replacements, and bridge and culvert renewal.

While this work is essential to maintain our community’s infrastructure, it can result in road closures, detours, and delays for travelers. The City...

Artist's rendering of completed North Core Streetscapes project

Drilling work begins in north core

Posted on Friday, July 05, 2024 03:27 PM

Over the coming days, residents may notice noise caused by drilling work associated with the renewal of Thunder Bay’s north core.

To minimize disruption to the public and area businesses, the work will take place during working hours Monday to Friday over the next one to two weeks.

The drilling is necessary to install street light bases along redeveloped portions of Red River Road. The decorative street lights also feature pedestrian lighting to illuminate walkways, supporting the City’s plans to...