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Council Composition Review Committee begins its work

Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 03:06 PM

The committee examining the composition of Thunder Bay City Council had their inaugural meeting last week, with a focus on public engagement and research of other communities.

The committee has six members, with two former city councillors appointed by committee members as chair and vice-chair. The members include Chair Rebecca Johnson, Vice-Chair Cody Fraser, Riley Burton, Wayne Bahlieda, Heather McLeod and Carlos Santander-Maturana.

The initial tasks for the Committee include the creation of a...

City Bike Lanes Closed for 2023-24 Winter Season

Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 12:20 PM

In anticipation of the winter season, bike lanes will be “closed” as of Nov. 15.

During this period, riders may continue to use bike lanes and roadways. However, during the winter months, bike lanes will not be cleared of debris and may be used for snow storage as necessary.

“All riders choosing to use bike lanes and roadways during the winter are advised to exercise caution,” said Darrik Smith, Mobility Coordinator. “Further, all road users are reminded to be aware of other vehicles, be...

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Six Recipients Recognized at 13th Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 06:30 PM

Two individuals and four community projects received recognition tonight during the 13th Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards, for their outstanding work in the community.

“Congratulations to our award winners and thank you to all the nominees for all you do in our community,” said Acting Mayor Dominic Pasqualino. “City Council is proud to recognize and highlight the impact you continue to make in our city.”

The award recipients were featured in a video played at the award ceremony, highlighting...

Section of Simpson Street to Close for Infrastructure Repairs

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 03:47 PM

The section of Simpson Street between Finlayson Street and Heron Street will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 7, to allow for infrastructure repairs.

The road will be closed as of 6 am Tuesday. The work is expected to be completed and the road reopened by the end of the day.

Drivers are asked to obey the construction signs, drive with caution, and use alternate routes around the construction zone. 

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 Contact:       David Briand, Supervisor - Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Operations &...

Have Your Say on Dedicated Pickleball Courts

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 11:04 AM

Citizens of Thunder Bay are encouraged to provide their input on existing and possible future pickleball facilities in the City. An online survey has been released today, and will be available until 11:55 pm on Nov. 13.

The survey will help the City gauge public interest in possible private reservations of public outdoor pickleball courts, compare prospective use of outdoor courts by the general public versus potential members-only use through reservations, and assess prospective demand for...