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St. Pius X School Helps Kick-Off Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Monday, October 05, 2015 08:00 PM

October 6, 2015 "” Thunder Bay Fire Rescue kicked-off National Fire Prevention Week at St. Pius X Elementary School today. Grade 4 and 5 students at St. Pius X educated a gymnasium full of classmates, teachers, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue personnel and Fire Chief John Hay on the importance of working smoke alarms and home fire safety.

Fire Prevention Week runs from Oct. 4-10, and this year's theme is "Hear the beep where you sleep".

"It's the law to have a working smoke alarm on every level of your...

Upcoming Small Business Showcase

Posted on Thursday, October 01, 2015 08:00 PM

October 2, 2015 – Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) and Thunder Bay and District Entrepreneur Centre (EC) present Small Business Showcase during BDC Small Business Week™, on Oct. 22, 2015 at the Victoria Inn, Embassy Ballroom.

Small Business Showcase is a new event designed to improve and develop core communication and networking skills. Under the theme of effective communication, the event begins with a luncheon keynote presented by Barry Spilchuk, speaker and coauthor...

Free Compost Available Starting October 3

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 08:00 PM

October 1, 2015 - Free compost will be available beginning on Saturday, Oct. 30 until the end of October to Thunder Bay residents at no charge; weather permitting and while quantities last.

The success of the City's leaf and yard waste recycling program has resulted in additional compost being available at the City's Solid Waste and Recycling Facility.

Residents can pick up compost east of the old landfill entrance on John Street Road. Hours of operation at the compost pick-up area are Monday to Friday...

Together We Are Possibility! Municipal Division Employees Kick-Off United Way Campaign

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 08:00 PM

October 1, 2015 – The City of Thunder Bay’s Municipal Division proudly kicked off the 2015 United Way Employee Campaign at 20th Annual Kick-Off Luncheon. The Municipal Division includes employees of the City of Thunder Bay, Superior North EMS and Thunder Bay Public Library.

As the largest corporate campaign in Thunder Bay, the Municipal Division Employees United Way Campaign has raised more than $2.3 million since its inception in 1996. The 2015 fundraising goal is $191,100.

“Our gifts to the United...

Mayor's Motion Forefronts LU as Event Centre Tenants

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2015 08:00 PM

September 25, 2015 - A motion put forth by Mayor Keith Hobbs for the Monday, Sept. 28, Committee of the Whole meeting is asking Council to support moving ahead with Lakehead University as the main tenant in the proposed Thunder Bay Event & Convention Centre (TBECC) project.

The resolution directs Administration to negotiate directly with the University and that the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, continue to seek opportunities for funding at the Federal and Provincial levels of government....