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Drive with caution on Loch Lomond Road: Local flooding

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 04:50 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is advising residents and visitors to the Loch Lomond Road area to use caution as localized flooding is causing poor conditions on sections of the roadway.

City crews are working to pump excess water away from the area.

Loch Lomond Road remains open, with the reminder to drivers and pedestrians to use extra caution while using the roadway.

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Contact:          Ian Spoljarich, Manager – Roads, 807-684-2408

City Welcomes Expert Panel Report

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 11:06 AM

Yesterday the Expert Panel to the Thunder Bay Police Services Board delivered the “Building Trust Through Bold Action Roadmap for Real Change: Final Report of the Independent Expert Panel to the Thunder Bay Police Services Board April 2023”.

City of Thunder Bay Mayor Ken Boshcoff welcomes the report, noting that the advice of external experts can guide meaningful transformation. The report includes a summary of comprehensive and meaningful community engagement that reflects the issues that exist...

Reduced load restrictions take effect 2023

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 11:34 AM

Starting today, reduced heavy load restrictions will apply to all streets within the City of Thunder Bay limits with some exempted streets. This process is part of the City’s efforts to maintain roadways during the period of spring thaw, when road damage is most likely to occur.

For more information, and to view a reduced loads exemption map, visit:


 Contact:               David Binch, Traffic Technologist – Engineering, 807-625-2265

Mayor Terminates City’s COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 08:08 AM

Mayor Ken Boshcoff has issued an official declaration terminating the municipal emergency that began on April 23, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

The decision to declare the emergency terminated, in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, was made in consultation with City Manager Norm Gale, members of the City’s Municipal Emergency Control Group (MECG) and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Janet De Mille.


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City looks for input on developing Parkdale area

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 12:07 PM

If you live, work or do business in or around the Parkdale area, the City of Thunder Bay wants your input as part of a planning, engineering, and environmental study.

The City has hired Stantec Consulting Ltd. to undertake a Secondary Plan and Master Plan Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Parkdale area. The goal of this study is to identify and look at existing and potential future land uses, density, servicing, transportation and environmental protection needs for the area.