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Celebrate Crossing Guard Awareness Week 2023

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 05:44 PM

The City encourages residents to show their support and appreciation for their neighbourhood Crossing Guards during Crossing Guard Appreciation WeekJune 5 - 9, 2023. Recognize the dedicated individuals across our city who assist young residents with their safe daily commutes to and from school. “Crossing Guard Appreciation Week is an opportunity to recognize the dedication and invaluable service provided by our local Crossing Guards,” said Michelle Reimer, Crossing Guard Supervisor. “We extend...

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City Parks Facilities Kick Off Summer Operations

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 05:52 PM

Summer in Thunder Bay has officially kicked off with the opening of City campgrounds and amusement rides.

Tent sites, RV sites and cabins are now available to rent as the campgrounds at Trowbridge Falls and Chippewa Park open for the camping season today.

The amusement rides at Chippewa Park will open on Saturday, June 3. Throughout the month of June, rides will be open from 1 pm - 8 pm on Saturdays and Sundays only. Beginning in July, rides will operate Wednesday – Sunday from 1 pm - 8 pm until...

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Northwest Senior Games Return to Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 04:37 PM

The Northwest Senior Games will return to the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre at 700 River Street this coming week, for the first time since 2019.

The volunteer Games committee along with the 55 Plus Centre are excited to bring a variety of events geared towards individuals 55-plus. Winners of this round of Games will travel to Brantford in August to compete in the provincial games.

“We are very pleased to be able to resume with the Northwest Senior Games,” said Lisa Galon, Program & Marketing...

Applications open for Clean, Green & Beautiful project funding

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 02:41 PM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Clean, Green & Beautiful Committee is encouraging community organizations to apply for funding for emerging projects that beautify the City and enhance civic pride. The deadline is June 23.

Project ideas should enhance the function, look and feel of where we live, work and play through public art, beautification, heritage and environmental greening initiatives.

Funding is available for smaller scale projects (eligible for Clean, Green & Beautiful Committee contributions...

The City & Hydro One announce the Ontario Winter Games Sponsor

2024 Ontario Winter Games Presenting Sponsor Announced

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 09:07 AM

As large banners were unveiled at City Hall today, officials announced that Hydro One will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2024 Ontario Winter Games. As Ontario’s largest multi-sport event, the Games will take place from February 16 - 26, 2024, at sporting venues across Thunder Bay.

Thunder Bay was awarded the 2024 Ontario Winter Games by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport through a competitive bid process.

“We are thrilled to have Hydro One as our presenting sponsor for this exciting...