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Ho Ho Ho-ld the Waste Holiday Waste Reduction Contest launches

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 04:40 PM

To encourage waste reduction practices during the festive season, Thunder Bay Solid Waste & Recycling Services is thrilled to launch the Ho Ho Ho-ld the Waste Holiday Waste Reduction Contest. The contest invites local residents to demonstrate their commitment to reducing the waste they produce during the holidays through creative and sustainable solutions. The contest begins today, runs through Jan. 3, and features three themed weeks, each focusing on a different aspect of holiday waste...

Algoma Street closure extended

Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 11:44 AM

Algoma Street North between St. George Avenue and Dawson Street will remain closed for two more days.

The storm sewer work necessitating the closure is nearing completion, after which crews will begin restoration of the area. 

The road is expected to reopen by end-of-day on Thursday, Dec. 14.

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 Contact: Kyle Kawahara, Leadhead – Operations and Maintenance, 807-627-4255

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Share your views on changes to city parking

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023 04:28 PM

The public can now comment on a plan to make the Thunder Bay Parking Authority financially sustainable.

The Parking Authority Financial Plan will be presented to City Council as a First Report on Monday, Dec. 11, and will be re-presented with public feedback on Jan. 22, 2024.

Some of the recommended changes include increasing parking rates and introducing paid parking at the waterfront.

As part of the public review period, the City is looking for feedback on the plan including what parking...

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City of Thunder Bay accepting submissions for SnowDay sculptures

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 03:37 PM

As part of the 2024 SnowDay on the Waterfront, taking place on Family Day, Feb. 19, the City of Thunder Bay’s Recreation and Culture Division announced today its annual Call to Artists for Snow Sculpture submissions.

“New elements and enhancements are in store for this year’s event, including extended hours in the evening to highlight exciting light effects planned as part of an overall immersive public art installation,” said Louisa Costanzo, Supervisor, Cultural Development, Community...

Section of May Street closed for infrastructure repairs

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 10:17 AM

A section of May Street between Donald Street and Victoria Avenue will be closed today to complete necessary infrastructure repairs.

Drivers and pedestrians can expect delays in the area, and are asked to use extra caution.

The work is expected to be completed this afternoon, with the road opening by 5 p.m.

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Contact:       David Briand, Supervisor - Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Operations & Maintenance, 807-474-4819