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Local Arts and Culture to be Celebrated During Culture Days

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2022 04:16 PM

Culture Days will take place from Sept. 23 to Oct. 16, with a variety of activities to celebrate local arts and culture. Culture Days is an annual nation-wide event that has become one of Canada’s largest participatory cultural events.

“The City is pleased to take part in the annual Culture Days celebration to acknowledge the vital role that arts, heritage and culture play in our community well-being and local economy,” said Callie Hemsworth, the City’s Acting Supervisor of Cultural Development,...

Waste Collection Changes for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:21 AM

The upcoming National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will result in date changes for waste & recycling collection during the week of September 26. City residents with regular waste and recycling collection will receive collection one day earlier.

The following are the new waste collection dates:

Table 1- Table of Waste Collection Changes



New Collection Date



Area 1, Zone 1

Monday, Sept. 26



Area 1, Zone 2


Learn about Electric Vehicles at Free Event this Saturday

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 10:56 AM

The City of Thunder Bay, EarthCare Thunder Bay, Active Transportation Thunder Bay and EVANO (the Electric Vehicle Association of Northern Ontario) will be hosting an Electric Vehicle (EV) Show this Saturday, September 24, at the CLE Coliseum Building.

Those in attendance will be able to listen to and speak directly with local electric vehicle owners about their personal experience using an EV in the North. There will also be opportunities to learn about electric cars and bicycles, vehicle charging,...

Treasure Exchange Days Returns September 24 & 25

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 01:03 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, Sept. 23, labelled “free.” Residents are then invited to tour their neighbourhoods on Sept. 24 and 25, to find treasures.

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

Repairs to Water Distribution System Closes Section of Frederica St.

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 04:29 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is currently completing repairs to the city’s water distribution system on Frederica St. between James Street and Euclid Avenue resulting in a temporary road closure.

It is estimated the road will be reopened by 6pm tonight.

Ongoing operations may impact traffic flows and necessitate additional road closure in the next 48 hours as city staff continue to restore full water service to all addresses effected.   

Motorists are asked to plan an alternative route, to drive...