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The pool at the Canada Games Complex

Canada Games Complex to re-open October 18

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 10:29 AM

The Canada Games Complex will re-open to the public on October 18, after a four-and-a-half-month closure for renovations and upgrades.

The Complex was closed in early June, so work to improve energy efficiency and accessibility could be undertaken. The accessibility work done during the closure includes upgrades to changerooms, upgraded showers, the addition of a universal barrier-free changeroom and new accessible washrooms.

The facility had a new boiler system installed, and heating and cooling...

Infrastructure repairs require lane reduction on Arthur St. W.

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 10:39 AM

Eastbound traffic on Arthur Street West has been reduced to one lane between Chilton Avenue and Ottawa Avenue, in order to facilitate infrastructure repairs.

Additionally, Willar Avenue will be closed at Arthur Street West while the work is completed.

Crews expect the work to take three days to complete.

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...

Section of Arthur Street to be Reduced to One Eastbound Lane

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 05:18 PM

To accommodate infrastructure repairs, Arthur Street West between Brown Street and Edward Street South will be reduced to one eastbound through lane beginning at 6 am on Thursday, Sept. 28.

Two westbound through lanes will remain open.

Crews expect the work to be completed by the end of the day, at which time all lanes will be opened.

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,...

A home and patio.

Survey open on Backyard Home setbacks and accessible housing

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 03:57 PM

Planning Services is asking for feedback on potential changes to the Zoning By-law. These changes would clear up inconsistencies in the Backyard Homes setback regulations and provide an opportunity for accessible apartments in the commercial Main Street Zone.

Two surveys are posted on the City’s Get Involved page, to gather feedback on Backyard Home setback regulations and ground floor housing in the Main Street Zone.

“We need to make these adjustments to the Zoning By-law for more clear and...

Thunder Bay City Hall

New INSPIRE Event Aims to Get Girls Active

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 04:05 PM

Grade 9 girls from schools across Thunder Bay will converge on Lakehead University on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023 for the INSPIRE – Sport & Health for Life event presented by Ontario Power Generation.

INSPIRE will connect girls with twenty local sport and activity providers in a fun format. Girls will meet leaders and role models, enjoy demonstrations, and participate in various sports and physical activities.

Despite efforts in recent years to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in sport,...