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Section of Water Street to Close to Accommodate Roof Repairs

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016 08:00 PM

April 22, 2016 -A section of Water Street between Red River Road and Park Avenue will be temporarily closed starting on Monday, April 25 to accommodate roof repairs at 189 Red River Road.

The southbound curb lane and sidewalk will be closed to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic for the next four months. Work is expected to be complete in early August.

Because a crane will be operating in the work zone, pedestrians will be restricted from the area for their safety. Pedestrians are advised to use...

Call for Artists and Community Groups for Summer Events

Posted on Monday, April 18, 2016 08:00 PM

April 19, 2016 - The City of Thunder Bay is inviting artists, artisans and community groups to participate in summer events.  

Community group booth opportunities include all city produced events. All events are free to the public and collectively draw thousands of attendees:

  • Canada Day - Friday evening, July 1 - approx. 20,000 attendees
  • Live on the Waterfront (Summer in the Parks) -  Wednesdays from July 6 to August 24 - approx. 3,000 attendees per week
  • Movie Nights on the Waterfront, Fridays May 22,...

Provincial Funding for Water Innovations in Thunder Bay

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016 08:00 PM

April 15, 2016 - The City of Thunder Bay has made improvements to its water and wastewater systems through a Showcasing Water Innovation (SWI) grant from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

The SWI grants were intended for recipients to pioneer cost-effective and innovative approaches to sustainable water management solutions. The projects enabled participants to protect water resources, optimize existing infrastructure, defer capital investments, stabilize operating costs, conserve...

CEDC Discusses Thunder Bay's Competitiveness in New Report

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 08:00 PM

April 13, 2016 -The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) held a special presentation today to expand on the City's Competitive Position ranking as it was highlighted in the 2014 edition of the KPMG's Guide to International Business Location Costs: Competitive Alternatives.

Doug Murray, CEO of the Thunder Bay CEDC, outlined the following business costs in the Report with respect to: facilities, labour, transportation, utilities, and taxes. While facility costs, labour costs...

Dates Revised for Spring Leaf & Yard Waste Curbside Collection

Posted on Monday, April 11, 2016 08:00 PM

April 12, 2016 - Leaf & Yard Waste Curbside Collection dates for spring 2016 have been pushed forward several weeks due to continuing cold weather and recent snowfalls.

Leaf and yard waste collection, previously scheduled for early May, will now take place between May 17 and May 27, on the regular recycling day indicated in residents' 2016 Garbage & Recycling Collection Schedules.

Homeowners are reminded that residential leaf and yard waste must be stored in Kraft paper bags only for curbside...