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Distribution Changes May Temporarily Affect Water Clarity

Posted on Sunday, October 25, 2015 08:00 PM

October 26, 2015 – The City of Thunder Bay will make changes to the water distribution system in the Oliver Road area beginning Tuesday, Oct. 27 that will result in higher water pressure for residents.

Portions of Oliver Road, Conservation Road, Oxford Street, Central Avenue and Vimy Street will be affected.

During the conversion, residents on the affected streets may notice discoloured water coming from taps. Water pressure, taste or clarity may also be affected for a short period.

If residents notice...

Section of James Street Closed Due to Water Main Break

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 08:00 PM

October 21, 2015 - A section of James Street has closed to through traffic while repairs are made to a broken water main.

The break occurred Wednesday afternoon on James between Marquette Street and Donald Street.

James Street between Arthur Street and Victoria Avenue has been closed to all through traffic while repairs take place. The closure is expected to remain in place until the end of the week.

There is no loss of water service to residents in the area. However, water flows were altered to keep...

Thunder Bay Celebrates BDC Small Business WeekTM 2015 - Oct. 19 - 23, 2015

Posted on Sunday, October 18, 2015 08:00 PM

October 19, 2015 – Every year during BDC Small Business WeekTM, we celebrate entrepreneurs and Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises. Since 1979, BDC Small Business Week has been dedicated to celebrating entrepreneurs in cities all across Canada. From Oct. 19 - 23, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and community partners: the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC)/Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre (EC), Thunder Bay Public Library, PARO Centre...

Golf Links Road to Reopen Monday

Posted on Thursday, October 15, 2015 08:00 PM

October 16, 2015 - Golf Links Road between John Street and Linden Court is scheduled to reopen to traffic on Monday, Oct. 19.

"All four traffic lanes will be open as Phase 2B of the Golf Links Road widening and reconstruction project nears completion," said Kayla Dixon, Director of Engineering.

"Minor boulevard and landscaping work will continue, but will be completed off-road and is not expected to have any serious impact on traffic."

The construction schedule is subject to change, as various factors...

Home Fire Safety Program Begins Across Neighbourhoods

Posted on Thursday, October 15, 2015 08:00 PM

October 16, 2015 -Thunder Bay Fire Rescue has begun its annual Home Fire Safety public education program. Firefighters will be going door to door in residential neighborhoods for the next month through Nov. 14. They will be emphasizing the legal requirements of working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

"It's simply unacceptable to not have working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms," said Fire Chief John Hay.  "Working smoke alarms give you the valuable time needed to safely escape a fire emergency...