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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...

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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...