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City to Accept Applications for 2024 Affordable Access to Recreation & Transit Pilot as of Nov 1

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023 03:23 PM

The City of Thunder Bay, in partnership with Lakehead Social Planning Council, has launched an Affordable Access to Recreation & Transit pilot program to reduce financial barriers for eligible residents to access City recreation and transit programs and services.

The three-year pilot program is administered through the Lakehead Social Planning Council and is open to residents whose after-tax household income is at or below the low income cut-off (LICO).  Eligible residents can apply for both the...

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Women’s History Month Exhibit Inductees and Art Bus Design Announced

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023 12:59 PM

The City has unveiled this year’s exceptional individuals and organizations  inducted into the Women’s History Month Exhibit, as well as the related artwork to be featured on the City’s newest Art Bus. 

Each October during Women’s History Month, new inductees are added to the City’s Women’s History Month online exhibit, recognizing and celebrating women of all ages who have played important roles in the Thunder Bay’s history and development.

This year’s inductees are: Rebecca Johnson, Lisa Laco,...

Ten new firefighter recruits graduating

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 04:21 PM

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue is welcoming ten new firefighters to the job, at a graduation ceremony to be held this evening at the Fire Training Centre.

The graduation ceremony is the culmination of 14 weeks (over 500 hours) of training and education in:

  • Firefighting Operations
  • Rope Rescue Operations
  • Aerial Ladder Operations
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • Medical “First Responder”
  • Wildland Firefighting
  • Water Rescue Operations
  • Auto Extrication Operations
  • Resilient Minds Training

“We recognize the hard work and...

Leaf and Yard Waste collection to begin next week

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023 02:00 PM

Fall curbside collection of organic leaf and yard waste will begin next week. Collection will take place between October 24 and November 3, on your regular recycling days.

Leaf and yard waste set out for curbside pickup must be placed in kraft paper yard waste bags with each bag weighing less than 18 kg/40 lbs once filled. Bundled branches may also be left at the curb for collection; bundles must be less than one metre (39 inches) long, no more than 61 cm or (24 inches) in diameter and be tied...

Park Avenue and Court Street Intersection Reopens

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 04:36 PM

As work on the North Core Street Scape project progresses, the intersection of Park Avenue and Court Street has reopened to vehicle traffic.

East and westbound traffic can travel through the intersection on Park Avenue. Drivers will also be able to turn south onto Court Street from Park Avenue. With the reopening of the intersection, drivers should be aware that the section of Park Avenue between Court Street and Cumberland Street only permits one-way (eastbound-only) traffic.

The section of...