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Waste collection changes for week before Easter 2024

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024 12:45 PM

Curbside waste collection dates will change next week due to the Good Friday statutory holiday, moving to one day earlier for all residents. There will be no collection on Friday, March 29.

The following are the Easter holiday waste collection changes:

AreaZoneItemsDate

Area 1

Zone 1

Garbage

Monday, March 25

Area 1

Zone 2

Garbage & Recycling

Monday, March 25

Area 2

Zone 1

Garbage  

Tuesday, March 26

Area 2

Zone 2

Garbage & Recycling

Tuesday, March 26

Area 3

Zone 1

Garbage  

Wednesday, March 27

Area 3

Zone 2

Garbage &...

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City seeks feedback on designated encampments

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 01:04 PM

The City is asking residents to provide their feedback in a survey on the possibility of designating encampment locations on City-owned land for people experiencing homelessness who live outside and are unsheltered.

“Although the City is not a housing provider and does not provide direct services to those in encampments, we play a key coordinating role in our community’s response as most encampments are on City-owned lands,” said Cynthia Olsen, Director – Strategy & Engagement.

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Buses at the transit funding announcement

Transit upgrades are rolling into Thunder Bay

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 03:26 PM

Exciting transformations are on the horizon for Thunder Bay's public transportation infrastructure, fueled by a combined investment of almost $19.5 million from the federal government, the provincial government, and the City of Thunder Bay.

This was announced by the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, Marcus Powlowski, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, Prabmeet Sarkaria,...

Calendar Parking Restrictions Waived

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024 03:57 PM

Based on discussions between Parking Authority and the Roads Division Manager regarding the weather forecast and current road conditions, the decision has been made to waive Calendar Parking restrictions for the remainder of the season, effective immediately.

Parking Authority may waive enforcement of Calendar Parking at any time after March 1, if forecasted weather and road conditions warrant.

“Calendar Parking restrictions are enforced to allow for more efficient snow removal and to ensure...

Rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing Closed for the Season

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 10:04 AM

Due to warm temperatures causing significant deterioration in ice conditions at the outdoor rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing, the rink has now been closed for the season.

“We had hoped to remain open for March Break, unfortunately, the warm weather has made ice conditions unsafe for skating” said Cory Halvorsen, Manager, Parks & Open Spaces. “With continued high temperatures in the forecast, we won’t be able to reopen the rink.”

With the closure of the rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing, ALL local...