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Thunder Bay Joins Province in Emergency Preparedness Week 2023

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 11:00 AM

This year, Emergency Preparedness (EP) Week takes place May 7- 13, with the theme of “Being Safe, Practiced and Prepared”.

“Nothing is more important than being safe, prepared and practiced,” said Dennis Brescacin, Community Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Thunder Bay. “Everyone can play a vital role in EP Week.”

Some of the ways to get involved include:

  • Learn about Ontario's Provincial Emergency Management Strategy and Action Plan by visiting: www.ontario...

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City Presents QUEST: Tech & Gaming Event

Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 10:56 AM

Join the City of Thunder Bay for QUEST: Tech & Gaming, a free interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, & math) based event presented by Ontario Power Generation.

Come out for two action-packed days at Fort William Gardens on Friday, May 12 from 4 - 8 pm and Saturday, May 13 from 10 am - 4 pm. Dive into cutting-edge workshops with Science North, experience virtual reality gaming, meet “Spot” the robotic dog from Ontario Power Generation, and explore much more at this exciting...

Shuniah and Thunder Bay break ground on new EMS base

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 11:01 AM

Construction on a new EMS base in Shuniah, Ont., is now officially underway, after a groundbreaking ceremony this morning.

The new facility at 1801 Lakeshore Drive will be used by Superior North EMS (SNEMS), and feature two drive-through ambulance bays and a new area for paramedics to rest while on duty. It will replace a trailer and parking bay at Shuniah Fire Hall #1, which does not meet regulatory and functional needs for EMS crews.

“This new base is welcomed by our paramedics who need a space...

Thunder Bay Hosting Evacuees from Kashechewan First Nation

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2023 11:55 AM

Today, the City of Thunder Bay will begin to receive evacuees from Kashechewan. Due to flooding in the First Nation community, the Province issued a request to Thunder Bay to be a host community. Thunder Bay will host approximately 300 guests from Kashechewan. 

“The City of Thunder Bay is willing and able to help our neighbours in their time of need, as we have in the past,” said Mayor Ken Boshcoff. “I am grateful to the many people who plan and deliver the supports and services to provide the...

Open House to show future of Victoria and Syndicate Avenues

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 08:37 AM

After months of preliminary design work and public consultation, the preferred design for Victoria and Syndicate Avenues will be on display at a public open house.

On May 3, from 3 to 7 pm, consultants with KGS Group, Scatliff+Miller+Murray and City of Thunder Bay representatives will be at Centre Court in Victoriaville to show what the neighbourhood could look like in just a couple of years.

Victoriaville Mall is slated for demolition in the summer of 2024, with the reconstruction of Victoria...