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Splash Pads Set to Open for 2023 Season

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 03:10 PM

Splash pads located at Prince Arthur’s Landing, Northwood Playfield and County Park are set to open on Thursday, June 15.

Splash pad operating hours are:

  • Northwood Splash Pad – daily from 11 am to 8 pm
  • County Park Splash Pad – daily 11 am to 8 pm 
  • Waterfront Splash Pad at Prince Arthur’s Landing - daily from 11:00 am to 8:30 pm

For more information on the Waterfront Splash Pad, call the Water Garden Pavilion at 807-684-2080.

Splash pads at Franklin Street Park and North End Community Centre are...

Section of Arthur Street Closing Tonight for Resurfacing Work

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 04:10 PM

Beginning at 7 pm this evening, a section of Arthur Street between Highway 61 and Mountdale Avenue will be partially closed for pavement resurfacing work. The work will involve partially removing the existing asphalt pavement and placing two new lifts of asphalt pavement.

The repaving work will be completed in phases. During the first phase, eastbound traffic lanes will be closed and only westbound traffic will be permitted. This work is expected to take two to three days to complete. 

During the...

City Seeks Public Input on Water and Wastewater Assets

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 04:06 PM

As part of the process to update the Asset Management Plan (AMP), the City of Thunder Bay is seeking public feedback through two public surveys focused on Municipal Water and Wastewater services.

The Asset Management Plan helps the City make informed decisions about service delivery related to infrastructure and assets. The information gathered in the surveys will help identify areas for improvement and investment priorities, and ensure that City services align with the expectations and...

William Street Bridge Will Close June 12 for Completion of Repairs

Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2023 05:01 PM

William Street between Balmoral Street and Golf Links Road will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, June 12 as crews complete necessary repair work on the William Street bridge. Local traffic will be permitted.

The work and the resulting closure are expected to last five days.

During working hours, the section of multi-use trail beneath the bridge will also be closed. 

Motorists are asked to obey the construction signs, and drive with caution in the area.

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Contact:       Mike Vogrig,...

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Intergenerational Programming Restarts at Pioneer Ridge

Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2023 04:58 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to reinstate the Intergenerational Programming that occurs between the residents of Pioneer Ridge Long Term Care and the Grace Remus Child Care Centre which operates on site.

“We are thrilled the residents of Pioneer Ridge and the children of Grace Remus Child Care will once again be reunited,” said Crystal Wark, Supervisor Therapeutic Recreation & Volunteers Services, Pioneer Ridge. “It’s been three long years since we have been together in person.”

On Friday...