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Solid Waste and Recycling Facility and Depot Holiday Hours 2022

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 04:06 PM

The operating hours at the City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility (the Landfill) and Recycling Depots change during the holiday season.

The holiday hours are:


Operating Hours

Sunday, December 18


Monday, December 19

8 am – 6:30 pm

Tuesday, December 20

8 am – 6:30 pm

Wednesday, December 21

8 am – 6:30 pm

Thursday, December 22

8 am – 6:30 pm

Friday, December 23

8 am – 6:30 pm

Saturday, December 24

8 am – 4:30 pm

Sunday, December...

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Residents Invited To Visit the Conservatory before its Temporary Closure

Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 12:29 PM

For residents seeking a reprieve from the winter elements, the Thunder Bay Centennial Botanical Conservatory is tropical paradise.

The Conservatory, typically open 7 days per week will be closed the following days during the holiday season:

  • December 23-26
  • December 30-January 1

However, those considering a visit are encouraged to not delay as the facility will remain closed after January 1 to allow for the temporary relocation of the plants and the preparation of the site for Phase 2 of the facility...

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Southbound James Street Reduced to One Lane

Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 02:42 PM

Southbound traffic on James Street between Arthur and Isabella Streets is currently reduced to one lane to facilitate repairs to a sewer connection in the area.

The work is anticipated to be completed by the end of the day on Thursday, Dec. 15.

Motorists are asked to drive with caution in the area.

To report any issues, residents are asked to contact City Dispatch at 625-2195.

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Contact:  David Briand, Operations & Maintenance Supervisor, 474-4819

Skating at Prince Arthur's Landing - Thunder Bay

Prince Arthur’s Landing Ice Rink Opens Dec. 2

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2022 09:59 AM

The ice rink at Prince Arthur's Landing will officially open on Friday, Dec. 2, operating Monday through Wednesday from 12 pm to 8 pm and Thursday to Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm.

Residents and visitors of all ages and abilities are welcome to enjoy skating at the waterfront throughout the winter months.

“Facility Attendants are now on duty and are looking forward to welcoming the public back this winter season,” said Catherine Wilson, Community & Event Development Coordinator.


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City Urges Motorists to Drive with Caution

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 04:31 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is advising residents to drive with caution as road conditions throughout the city are icy and slippery.

City roads crews are currently sanding and salting streets, and will continue these operations until conditions improve.

During all poor weather events, for safety reasons, residents are asked to limit any unnecessary trips, drive slowly, and maintain a safe distance between vehicles.

To report a problem, contact City Dispatch at 625-2195. 

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