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Hours to Change at Victoriaville Service Counters

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 03:24 PM

The in-person service hours at the Engineering and Development service counters inside the Victoriaville Civic Centre will change on Monday, Oct. 16.

Currently, in-person service counter hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Beginning Oct. 16, the new in-person service hours will be 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, with a 12:30 pm to 1:30 closure for lunch.

Telephone service will remain available from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and messages will be taken during the lunch hour closure.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences to get spotlight at Forum

Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023 09:24 AM

Discussions about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) will be front and center at an event hosted by Community Safety & Well-Being Thunder Bay, in partnership with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit.

The 2nd Annual Community Safety & Well-Being Forum will take place today, with service providers and organizations gathering to discuss safety and well-being issues, including prevention, mitigation, and building resilience to ACEs.

The goal of the forum is to make Thunder Bay a safer, healthier,...

2023 Fall Street Sweeping Underway

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 03:15 PM

In preparation for winter, city crews have begun the fall street sweeping program. The fall street sweeping program focuses on removing leaves and debris on the roadway to prevent it from blocking storm sewer drains.

Sweeping operations started this week and typically run until the middle of November.

Motorists and pedestrians are reminded to take extra caution when approaching street sweeping operations.

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Contact:       Ian Spoljarich, Manager – Roads, 807-684-2408,

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Avoid A Recipe for Disaster this Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 01:13 PM

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue is reminding everyone to stay fire safe when cooking as part of Fire Prevention Week 2023.

Cooking remains the leading cause of residential loss fires in Ontario, but by following a fire safe recipe, disaster can be avoided. Adding an ounce of prevention is the not-so-secret ingredient that will ensure your meal is one to remember.

Unattended cooking, distractions, and being under the influence of alcohol or other substances leaves you unprepared to act in the event of...

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Canada Games Complex to re-open October 18

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 10:29 AM

The Canada Games Complex will re-open to the public on October 18, after a four-and-a-half-month closure for renovations and upgrades.

The Complex was closed in early June, so work to improve energy efficiency and accessibility could be undertaken. The accessibility work done during the closure includes upgrades to changerooms, upgraded showers, the addition of a universal barrier-free changeroom and new accessible washrooms.

The facility had a new boiler system installed, and heating and cooling...