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Treasure Exchange Days Returns September 9 & 10

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 03:05 PM

This City’s Treasure Exchange Days event returns this month. The popular event aimed at diverting waste from the landfill and giving a second life to good-condition items that are no longer needed is a great opportunity to exchange reusable household items, furniture, small appliances, toys, and more for free.

Residents who have unwanted but still useable items they wish to give away may leave them on the curb any time after 5 pm on Friday, Sept. 8, labelled “free.” Residents are then invited to...

Harbour Expressway Between Memorial Avenue & Fort William Road to Close for Railway Repair

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 03:05 PM

Beginning Monday, Sept. 11, Harbour Expressway between Memorial Avenue and Fort William Road will be closed to through traffic.

The closure is necessary to allow for repair work at the CN Railway crossing, which is expected to take five days.

Businesses in the area will remain open during the closure. Eastbound local traffic will be permitted on the Harbour Expressway, allowing access up to 16th Avenue.

Motorists are asked to obey any posted signage and drive with caution in the area.

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Closing Dates Set for Splash Pads

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 03:39 PM

With fall quickly approaching, the City will soon start closing local splash pads for the season.

The splash pads at Franklin Street Park and North End Park will close Monday, Sept. 4 (Labour Day) at 8 pm. The splash pads at County Park, Northwood Playfield and Prince Arthur’s Landing will remain open until mid-month, closing for the season on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 8 pm.

City staff will perform maintenance on these amenities in the off-season to prepare them for next year.          

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City Seeks Input on New Culture Plan to Enhance Local Arts, Culture & Heritage

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 03:26 PM

The City of Thunder Bay has begun the process of developing a new municipal Culture Plan. This Plan will replace the Inspire Thunder Bay Culture Plan that was adopted by the City in 2011, and will identify current priorities, provide direction, and anticipate challenges ahead to ensure community access to, and necessary support for, the arts, culture and heritage sector to thrive in Thunder Bay over the next decade.

"Arts, culture and heritage are vital to our community,” said Louisa Costanzo,...

New City Treasurer Selected for City of Thunder Bay

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023 03:13 PM

Following an extensive search and hiring process, Keri Greaves has been selected as the new City Treasurer, effective September 5, Karen Lewis, General Manager of the Corporate Services Department, announced today.

For the past 12 years, Mr. Greaves has served as the Manager of Finance at The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB). A lifelong resident of Thunder Bay, Greaves is a graduate of the Lakehead University Honours Bachelor of Commerce program, and a...