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Section of Cumberland Street to Close Saturday

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 08:00 PM

October 12, 2016 - To accommodate removal of the asphalt and concrete road base near Gibson Avenue, northbound traffic on Cumberland Street will be detoured around Boulevard Lake on Saturday, Oct. 15.

The closure is expected to begin at 7 am and last until 12 pm that same day. Southbound traffic will be unaffected. Signage will be posted to direct motorists through the detour.

Drivers travelling in the area are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage.

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Adult Outdoor Exercise Equipment Installed in Minnesota Park

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016 08:00 PM

October 11, 2016 - The City's Parks & Open Spaces Section has officially opened a new adult outdoor exercise equipment area at the south end of Minnesota Park, located between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Avenue on the city's south side.

The equipment is designed to incorporate the four elements of a well-rounded fitness program to improve muscle fitness, balance/ flexibility, core fitness and aerobic fitness.  It includes 13 different stations including chin-up bars, sit-up/back-up, leg &...

City Archives Celebrates Women's History Month

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016 08:00 PM

October 7, 2016 - During the month of October, the Status of Women Canada celebrates Women's History Month and City Archives is re-launching an on-line exhibit to recognize women who have contributed to the history of Thunder Bay.

"Annually, new women are profiled in the exhibit and the community is invited to submit names, profiles and photos to add to the exhibit on an annual basis," said City Archivist Matt Szybalski. "In 2016, Sister Margaret Smith, Mary Riter Hamilton, Lyn McLeod, Patricia Vervoort...

Kingsway School Helps Kick-Off Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016 08:00 PM

October 11, 2016 "” Thunder Bay Fire Rescue kicked-off National Fire Prevention Week at Kingsway Elementary School today. Grade 4 students at Kingsway educated a gymnasium full of classmates, teachers, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue personnel and Mayor Keith Hobbs on the importance of working smoke alarms and home fire safety.

Fire Prevention Week runs from Oct. 9-15, and this year's theme is "Don't Wait - Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years".

"Smoke alarms provide you with the early warning...

Municipal Division Employees Kick-Off United Way Campaign

Posted on Wednesday, October 05, 2016 08:00 PM

October 6, 2016 -Employees of the City of Thunder Bay, Superior North EMS (SNEMS) and the Thunder Bay Public Library (TBPL) proudly kicked off their 2016 United Way Employee Campaign today.

"Each year, our employees generously support and contribute to United Way, both through financial donations and volunteer hours," said Kerri Marshall, General Manager - Infrastructure & Operations. "We always set a high standard when it comes to supporting the United Way and this year will be no exception."