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Proposed Budget Amendments Prompt Stakeholder Consultation

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023 03:04 PM

At City Council’s Committee of the Whole meeting on June 26, City Administration was directed to conduct targeted stakeholder engagement on specified items from the 2024 Budget Amendments Report.

The Report contained 28 items where service levels could be adjusted or cut in order to find $2.2 million in savings for the 2024 Budget. Earlier this year, council directed administration to find savings to reduce the property tax levy, resulting in this report. While City Council approved items from...

Free Canada Day Activities & Entertainment at Marina Park July 1 2023

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 02:29 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is happy to announce the FREE activities and entertainment for Canada Day on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation, on Saturday, July 1, at Prince Arthur's Landing, Marina Park.

Canada Day on the Waterfront will start with a Sunrise Ceremony at dawn near the Thai Chi Park. This ceremony is open to everyone. Beginning at 3pm there will be two performance stages featuring dance, improv, and music. The event also includes a variety of food vendors, artisans,...

Outdoor Pools & Beaches Opening June 30

Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 02:02 PM

All city outdoor swimming pools and supervised beaches will be open starting Friday, June 30, including Art Widnall Pool, Heath Park Pool, Boulevard Lake and Sandy Beach at Chippewa.

“If you are looking for free and fun options to cool off in the summer months, the City operates a number of outdoor pools and supervised beaches across the community for everyone to enjoy,” said Kim Begin, Supervisors of Aquatics, Wellness, Children and Youth.


  • Supervision of Sandy Beach takes place from June...

Beverly Street Dog Park Briefly Closed

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023 04:21 PM

The dog park on Beverly Street will be closed on Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23, to allow City crews to complete park enhancements.

Three new agility dog play pieces will be added to the park: an A-frame ramp, a triple dog hoop and a see-saw.

The work is expected to be completed on Friday, and the park reopened by the weekend.  

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Contact:       Stephanie Reid, Communications Officer – Infrastructure & Operations, 807-252-8852

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Community Invited to Maamawe Summer Festival & Showcase

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023 01:58 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to invite the community to the annual Maamawe Summer Festival & Showcase on Saturday, June 24, 12 pm – 9 pm, at Marina Park. The Festival promotes inclusion, diversity and the well-being of all community members as well as those visiting our region. The Maamawe Summer Festival & Showcase will feature local talent while highlighting the contributions of Indigenous artists in our community.

“The goal is to bring the community together in a good way,” said James...