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Online Survey: Have Your Say About Community Centres

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2024 02:36 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is undertaking an update to the Community Centres elements of the Recreation and Facilities Master Plan and a Service Level Review to better understand how the community utilizes Community Centres and what their future priorities are for the Centres. This work will inform the Provincially-legislated Asset Management Plan being completed by the City. 

An online survey and opportunity to submit comments through the City’s Get Involved website will help inform decisions around...

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Bike lanes officially open

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2024 02:16 PM

Bike lanes are officially open in Thunder Bay, with the completion of street sweeping along the City’s bike lane network.

On-street parking restrictions affecting designated bike lanes will now be enforced. The City reminds drivers not to obstruct bike lanes with their vehicles, to help keep our roadways safe for all travelers.

With the warming weather, more people will be using Thunder Bay’s active transportation network, which includes over 42 kilometres of bike lanes and shared lanes, and more...

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Transit routes impacted by reconstruction of north core streets

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2024 09:55 AM

Several Thunder Bay Transit bus routes will temporarily take detours to accommodate work to rebuild roads and sewers in the downtown north core.

Starting Monday, May 6, routes 1, 2, 3M, 11, and 13 will detour because of construction closing the Red River Road and Cumberland Street intersection.

The City will provide an update when the intersection is ready to reopen and buses can resume their previous routes. The intersection is expected to open later this summer.

The construction work is part of...

City Seeking Performers for Canada Day Collaboration

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 12:55 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce an open call for performers to participate in a new Collaboration Project that encourages artists and performers to exchange ideas and develop a unique and engaging performance for the main stage as part of Canada Day on the Waterfront.  

The goal of the Collaboration Project is to showcase the talent and vibrant culture of the community through performance. The Call to Talent/Performers is open to emerging and established artists and performers and...

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Recycling carts coming for residential households

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 12:01 PM

As of July 1, Thunder Bay residents will use wheeled recycling carts to place recycling at the curb, and blue bags will no longer be accepted.

Cart delivery to residential household addresses will begin the week of May 5 and continue into June. GFL Environmental Inc. (also known as Green For Life) will be responsible for setting up the new recycling cart system.

This change comes at the same time as a province-wide regulatory change that shifts responsibility for municipal recycling programs in...