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City of Thunder Bay Celebrates Winter with SnowDay Activities

Posted on Friday, February 18, 2022 04:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to provide winter activities for the whole family throughout the Family Day weekend. The usual SnowDay on the Waterfront event has been modified for 2022 due to ongoing pandemic impacts. Instead, the City will be offering small-scale winter activities on the Family Day weekend, Feb. 19 – Feb. 20.  On Family Day, Monday Feb. 21, the popular snow sculptures will return as a self-directed showcase to view until Feb. 27 during regular park hours. All activities...

Paramedic Services Respond to Staffing Pressures

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 05:15 AM

Superior North Emergency Medical Services (SNEMS) is experiencing staffing pressures due to COVID-19 isolation.

At this time, service standards continue to be met for urgent calls. Non-urgent calls may experience longer than usual wait times for response. Community members are reminded to continue to use 911 for emergencies.

“I want to assure residents that our paramedics are working very hard and are ready and available to respond when you need them,” said SNEMS Chief Wayne Gates. “To...

Nominations Open for the 2022 Respect Awards

Posted on Wednesday, February 09, 2022 05:15 AM

Nominations are now open for the 10th Annual respect.Awards, recognizing individuals, businesses, and organizations in the community that have demonstrated leadership in enhancing diversity, inclusion, equity and respect for others.

The Awards were established by the Respect Initiative Working Group and are sponsored by Diversity Thunder Bay. Two recipients will receive awards this year, including an individual and one for an organization or business.

“These awards offer an opportunity...

Woodcrest Road Bridge Closed Until Replacement

Posted on Monday, January 31, 2022 08:45 AM

Woodcrest Road Bridge, south of John Street Road, will be closed until it is replaced. An engineering assessment occurred due to increased deterioration and the bridge is deemed unsafe for use. The bridge is scheduled for replacement this summer pending Council’s approval of the budget.

Businesses on Woodcrest Road will remain open. A posted detour route is available at Goods Road, off of Belrose Road.

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Contact: Mike Vogrig – Project Engineer, 629-1629

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City Recreation Facilities to Reopen Following New Regulations

Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 11:30 AM

Effective Monday, Jan. 31 at 12:01 a.m. Ontario will begin the process of gradually easing COVID-19 restrictions, allowing City indoor recreation facilities to reopen at 50% capacity.

With key public health and health system indicators starting to show improvements, the Province will again move to Step 2 of its Roadmap to Reopen.

Reopening of Recreation Facilities and Programs

The following City facilities will be reopen effective Monday, Jan. 31 at 12:01 am: