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Share Your Views on New Zoning By-law & Changes to Official Plan

Posted on Monday, March 07, 2022 06:15 AM

One of Thunder Bay’s most important development tools, the Zoning By-law, will undergo some major changes in 2022. The City of Thunder Bay wants to hear your thoughts on the proposed changes, which includes allowing additional residential units and backyard homes, and permitting retail and office uses in more locations.

The Zoning By-law establishes the rules and regulations that guide how development takes place in the City of Thunder Bay. The proposed changes include a review of the existing Zoning...

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Province Enters Roadmap Exit Stage March 1

Posted on Monday, February 28, 2022 11:45 AM

Effective March 1, Ontario will be at the Roadmap Exit Step, further easing public health measures including lifting capacity limits in all remaining indoor public settings and proof of vaccination requirements.

Masking requirements will remain in place at this time, with a specific timeline to lift this measure to be communicated at a later date.

As of tomorrow, the following public health measures will be lifted in city facilities:

  • Capacity limits are no longer in place
  • Proof of vaccination is no longer...

Statement from Mayor Bill Mauro on Conflict in Ukraine

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022 09:45 AM

On behalf of City Council, Mayor Bill Mauro made the following statement today regarding the situation in Ukraine. The Ukrainian flag will also be raised at City Hall.

“The City of Thunder Bay stands with the people of Ukraine, their families, and our Ukrainian-Canadian community here in Thunder Bay, many of whom still have family residing there.

I join with other Mayors as we call on the Federal government to welcome those fleeing the conflict with Ukraine into our country with open arms....

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Residents Invited to Attend Unveiling of Maamawe City Art Bus

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 06:45 AM

The City of Thunder Bay, along with local Indigenous artists, are excited to launch the City’s new Maamawe Art Bus created by five local Indigenous youth artists. Residents are invited to attend the unveiling event at the Transit Terminal Main Depot, 570 Fort William Road, at 1pm on Monday, Feb. 28. (Masks and social distancing are required.) The event will honour Indigenous heritage in Thunder Bay and celebrate the beauty of Indigenous culture expressed through colour and design on the exterior...

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City Recognized as Leader in Sustainability for Battery Recycling

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 04:45 AM

The City of Thunder Bay has been named by Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. as a 2021 Leader in Sustainability. The Leader in Sustainability Award is granted each year to organizations that display exceptional commitment to battery recycling.

The City of Thunder Bay collected 11,301 kilograms of household batteries through the Call2Recycle® program during 2021, making it one of the program’s top-performing partners.

“It’s a privilege to be recognized as a leader in sustainability,” said Jason Sherband,...