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Six Recipients Recognized at 13th Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 06:30 PM

Two individuals and four community projects received recognition tonight during the 13th Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards, for their outstanding work in the community.

“Congratulations to our award winners and thank you to all the nominees for all you do in our community,” said Acting Mayor Dominic Pasqualino. “City Council is proud to recognize and highlight the impact you continue to make in our city.”

The award recipients were featured in a video played at the award ceremony, highlighting...

Section of Simpson Street to Close for Infrastructure Repairs

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 03:47 PM

The section of Simpson Street between Finlayson Street and Heron Street will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 7, to allow for infrastructure repairs.

The road will be closed as of 6 am Tuesday. The work is expected to be completed and the road reopened by the end of the day.

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 Distribution/Wastewater Collection Operations &...

Have Your Say on Dedicated Pickleball Courts

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 11:04 AM

Citizens of Thunder Bay are encouraged to provide their input on existing and possible future pickleball facilities in the City. An online survey has been released today, and will be available until 11:55 pm on Nov. 13.

The survey will help the City gauge public interest in possible private reservations of public outdoor pickleball courts, compare prospective use of outdoor courts by the general public versus potential members-only use through reservations, and assess prospective demand for...

A new Deputy Fire Chief has been appointed, with a fire truck in the background.

New Deputy Fire Chief Appointed

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023 12:32 PM

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue Chief Greg Hankkio is pleased to announce that Martin Hynna is the successful candidate for the position of Deputy Fire Chief. Hynna started on October 27.

“I’d like to officially welcome Martin to his new role and thank him for his unwavering commitment to our team and the community overall,” said Hankkio. “I have the utmost confidence in Martin’s expertise and look forward to his continued leadership as Deputy Fire Chief.”

Hynna has been with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue...

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City to Accept Applications for 2024 Affordable Access to Recreation & Transit Pilot as of Nov 1

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023 03:23 PM

The City of Thunder Bay, in partnership with Lakehead Social Planning Council, has launched an Affordable Access to Recreation & Transit pilot program to reduce financial barriers for eligible residents to access City recreation and transit programs and services.

The three-year pilot program is administered through the Lakehead Social Planning Council and is open to residents whose after-tax household income is at or below the low income cut-off (LICO).  Eligible residents can apply for both the...