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Road Work on Sections of John Street Road

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2022 02:21 PM

John Street Road, at Sunflower Street, will be reduced to one lane of traffic in the westbound direction, to allow for road work at the intersection. Those travelling eastbound will be detoured around the construction work area. 

Work is estimated to take two days to complete, but weather conditions and other factors may impact project timelines. 

Following this work, construction crews will move to the next work area on John Street Road, between Lawrence Road and Community Hall Road. During...

Amusement Rides Opening for the Season

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022 04:14 PM

The City’s amusement rides will open for the season starting this weekend.

The amusement rides at Chippewa Park will open on Saturday, June 18. The hours of operation in June are Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 pm – 8 pm. The amusement rides are closed on weekdays during the month of June. Starting in July until Labour Day weekend, the amusement rides are open Wednesdays – Sundays, from 1 pm – 8 pm.

The Muskeg Express mini-train ride at Centennial Park will also open on Saturday, June 18. The hours...

Treasure Exchange Days Returns June 18 & 19

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 03:55 PM

This City’s popular Treasure Exchange Days event returns this weekend, which is a great opportunity to exchange reusable household items, furniture, small appliances, toys, and more for free.

Residents who have good-condition items they wish to give away may leave them on the curb any time after 5 pm on Friday, June 17, labelled “free.” Residents are then invited to tour their neighbourhoods on June 18 and 19 to find treasures.

All items not taken must be removed from the curb by 7 pm on Sunday,...

Splash Pads Begin Opening for the Season

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 03:33 PM

Starting today, the City’s splash pads will begin opening for the season starting with the splash pad at Prince Arthur’s Landing. This splash pad is open seven days per week, from 11 am – 8:30 pm. The Water Garden Pavilion will also open today and the hours of operation are from 9 am – 9 pm.

The Franklin Park and the County Park splash pads will be open by Friday, June 17. The North End Park and James Street Playfield splash pads will be open by Friday, June 24. These splash pads will be open seven...

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Community Invited to Celebrate Neighbour Day, Presented by Tbaytel

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 04:32 PM

The City of Thunder Bay’s third annual Neighbour Day, presented by Tbaytel, will take place Saturday, June 18. Neighbour Day provides residents the platform to reach out to their neighbours to develop positive and supportive relationships, while encouraging unity and inclusivity.

“Neighbour Day is the perfect way to celebrate our community,” said the City of Thunder Bay Acting Mayor. “It allows our neighbourhoods to come together, build relationships, make new connections and start new traditions....