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Image with text: Landfill & Recycling Depots closed Monday, Feb. 20 for Family Day

Landfill closed on Family Day

Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 03:25 PM

As a result of the upcoming Family Day public holiday, the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility (the Landfill) as well as the Front Street and Mountdale Avenue recycling depots will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20.

There are no curbside collection date changes.

Regular hours resume on Feb. 21.

For more information, visit

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 Contact:       Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services, 625-3851

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Outdoor skating rinks temporarily closed

Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 11:13 AM

As a result of the recent warm weather, ice conditions at the City’s outdoor rinks have significantly deteriorated and as such all outdoor rinks (with the exception of the rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing) have been temporarily closed.

Lights will be turned off, change rooms will be closed and residents are asked to stay off the ice surfaces.

“The ice is extremely soft and in some areas completely melted” said Cory Halvorsen, Manager, Parks & Open Spaces. “The current forecast shows temperatures...

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Pool 6 Trail at Waterfront Closed as Art Gallery Construction Begins

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2023 04:42 PM

The pedestrian trail connecting the boaters’ parking area at the Marina to the Pool 6 site has been closed in order to allow for the construction of the new Thunder Bay Art Gallery, which is now underway.

Pedestrians are still able to access the Pool 6 site by following the roadway. Both drivers and pedestrians are advised to be cautious while travelling in the area and to be aware of the construction happening near the road to Pool 6.

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Contact:       Cory Halvorsen, Manager – Parks and Open...

Nominate a Deserving Community Volunteer

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2023 11:09 AM

Nominations are now open for the 46th Annual Citizens of Exceptional Achievement Awards. The Awards, presented by the City of Thunder Bay, recognize individuals, organizations and groups who volunteer their time to improve and enrich our community.

“As a community, we increasingly rely on volunteers and it is important that we collectively value and recognize their contributions,” said Allison Hill, Chair of the Official Recognition Advisory Committee. “The Citizens of Exceptional Achievement...

Council Approves 2024 Ontario Winter Games Organizing Committee

Posted on Tuesday, February 07, 2023 10:07 AM

The Organizing Committee was approved last night to support the planning and delivery of the 2024 Ontario Winter Games. In April 2022, the Government of Ontario awarded the 2024 Ontario Winter Games to Thunder Bay for the first time since 1974. They will be taking place in two waves over two weekends; February 16 – 19 and 23 – 26.

 Committee members include community volunteers, community organization representatives, City Administration and Government of Ontario (Games Ontario) staff: