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Section of Central Avenue Road Closure and Detour

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 03:49 PM

Due to a water main repair, Central Avenue between Riverside Drive and 8th Avenue, will be completely closed in both directions starting on Thursday, July 14, at 8 am.

Repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the day.

Drivers are asked to plan an alternate route, drive with caution, and obey all signage in the area of the road closure. Drivers using Central Avenue will be required to use the detour of Riverside Drive and 8th Avenue.  


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Juno-nominated Cris Derksen to Kick Off Wednesday’s Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Monday, July 11, 2022 02:13 PM

The City of Thunder Bay and presenting sponsor Ontario Power Generation are excited to host Cris Derksen, an internationally respected Indigenous cellist and composer this week on Wednesday, July 13.

Cris Derksen will be hitting the stage at Live on the Waterfront at 8 pm with a unique style that braids the traditional and contemporary, weaving her classical background and Indigenous ancestry together with new-school electronics to create genre-defying music. Joining Cris Derksen will be Thunder...

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Extended Section of Balmoral Street to Be Fully Closed

Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 12:48 PM

Beginning on Monday, July 11, Balmoral Street between Alloy Drive and Jasper Drive will be closed in both directions. Northbound and southbound traffic will be detoured via Central Avenue. The intersection at Balmoral Street and Central Avenue will remain open to through traffic on Central Avenue only.

During the closure, Thunder Bay Police Services may be accessed via Central Avenue, and access to Grassroots Church and Evangel Church will be available via Lithium Drive.

The closure is expected to...

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2022 Live on the Waterfront Reunites Community and Music

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 04:03 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce the return of live music to Marina Park with a diverse and talented line-up for the Live on the Waterfront concert series this summer. 

Live on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation, has been on the Festivals & Events Ontario’s prestigious ‘Top 100 Ontario Festivals’ list three times, most recently in 2020. The series has also won the Best New Festival/Event Achievement Award in 2018, 2020 and 2021, the Best Promotional Campaign...

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Paving Work to Begin July 7 on Section of Memorial Avenue

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 01:25 PM

Pavement resurfacing work will begin on Memorial Avenue between Central Avenue and Second Avenue on Thursday, July 7. The work is expected to take approximately five weeks to complete, but weather conditions and other factors may impact project timelines.

Traffic on Memorial Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction during construction.

Businesses along this section of Memorial Avenue will remain open, but access may be limited while the work progresses. Drivers are asked use adjoining...