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City Announces 2015 Canada Day Festivities

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 08:00 PM

June 25, 2015 - The Recreation & Culture Division on Thursday announced details of the upcoming Canada Day festivities, which are scheduled for Wednesday, July 1, at Prince Arthur's Landing at Marina Park.

With past attendance estimates of over 20,000, Canada Day remains Thunder Bay's largest annual single-day event. The celebration begins at 5:30 pm with entertainment and activities for people of all ages.

"Come out and celebrate our great nation," said Laura Montgomery, Recreation & Culture...

Section of Rosslyn Road to be Closed Over the Weekend

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 08:00 PM

June 25, 2015 – Rosslyn Road from Neebing Avenue to 20th Sideroad will close the weekend of June 27 and 28 to allow crews to repair a water main.

The closure is scheduled to come into effect at 8 am Saturday, June 27, and is expected to last until 8 pm on Sunday, June 28.

Local traffic will have limited access to the closed section, up to the excavation site at 1250 Rosslyn Road, where the road will be closed to all through traffic.

Residents of Rosslyn Road who live east of the Highway 61 overpass...

City Manager Retiring end of October 2015

Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 08:00 PM

June 23, 2015 - After seven years, City Manager Tim Commisso announced today he is retiring at the end of October 2015.

"He is a dedicated City Manager and has been an effective Administrative leader and advisor to successive City Councils," said Mayor Keith Hobbs. "On behalf of City Council and the citizens of Thunder Bay, I would like to thank Mr. Commisso for his many contributions, strong financial and strategic leadership through specific programs such as enhanced infrastructure renewal and...

Clean, Green & Beautiful Transit Facility Reopens

Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 08:00 PM

June 24, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay celebrates the grand re-opening of the Transit Maintenance Facility located at 570 Fort William Road. Clean, Green & Beautiful investments were made to the facility to better integrate specialized transit services, update the aged building, expand bus operator amenities, invest in green space, and create training areas for fleet, employees and the public.

"The transit system is one of the cornerstones of a successful City," says Mayor Keith Hobbs. "We need...

Centennial Park Parking Lot Closed on June 23

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015 08:00 PM

Centennial Park Parking Lot Closed on June 23

June 19, 2015 - The Centennial Park parking lot will be closed to the public on Tuesday, June 23.

The closure is expected to be in effect from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Workers will be on-site insulating the water service that runs to the park's maintenance shop; the water line runs directly under the entrance to the parking lot.

Residents are asked not to visit Centennial Park until the work is complete.

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Contact: Gerald Luty, Supervisor - Sewer and Water...