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CityStudio Thunder Bay Showcases 2023 Achievements

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 09:43 AM

CityStudio Thunder Bay, a three-year pilot community-campus engagement project that allows for innovative solutions to address municipally identified challenges and opportunities, presented its 2023 achievements to City Council last night. The presentation highlighted significant strides in CityStudio’s mission to foster community collaboration and growth within the City of Thunder Bay, Confederation College, Lakehead University, and NOSM University. 

“2023 was an exciting year as CityStudio saw...

Thunder Bay under winter storm warning, March 25, 2024

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2024 12:41 PM

Drivers are being urged to use extra caution on local roads, after Environment Canada issued a winter storm warning for the city.

The Thunder Bay area is expected to receive snowfall amounts of 25 to 50 centimetres beginning Monday and continuing through Tuesday night. There is also a risk of freezing rain or ice pellets.

The city urges motorists to take steps to adjust to winter driving conditions including:

  • Slow down
  • Give other vehicles lots of room
  • Have patience with other drivers, and
  • Pay extra...

2024 respect. Awards presented

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024 05:26 PM

The 12th annual respect. Award recipients were announced during Diversity Thunder Bay’s Annual event, marking the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Two respect. Awards are presented annually, one for an individual and one for a local organization or business.

Mary Kozorys received a respect. award for her work as a community volunteer and program coordinator for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Northwestern Ontario where she helps bridge gaps for women and...

Waste collection changes for week before Easter 2024

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024 12:45 PM

Curbside waste collection dates will change next week due to the Good Friday statutory holiday, moving to one day earlier for all residents. There will be no collection on Friday, March 29.

The following are the Easter holiday waste collection changes:

AreaZoneItemsDate

Area 1

Zone 1

Garbage

Monday, March 25

Area 1

Zone 2

Garbage & Recycling

Monday, March 25

Area 2

Zone 1

Garbage  

Tuesday, March 26

Area 2

Zone 2

Garbage & Recycling

Tuesday, March 26

Area 3

Zone 1

Garbage  

Wednesday, March 27

Area 3

Zone 2

Garbage &...

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City seeks feedback on designated encampments

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 01:04 PM

The City is asking residents to provide their feedback in a survey on the possibility of designating encampment locations on City-owned land for people experiencing homelessness who live outside and are unsheltered.

“Although the City is not a housing provider and does not provide direct services to those in encampments, we play a key coordinating role in our community’s response as most encampments are on City-owned lands,” said Cynthia Olsen, Director – Strategy & Engagement.

Canadian...