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Road Work Ahead: Fall 2015

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 08:00 PM

Oct. 15, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay is investing $40 million on road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sewer and watermain repair/replacement, bridge work and streetlight renewal, including $380,000 in the Enhanced Infrastructure Renewal Program Capital Budget in 2015.

Construction projects will continue in October and November and can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers. Drivers should reduce their speed, be alert, watch for workers and drive with extra care...

Budget Directions Report Focuses on Next Three Years

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 08:00 PM

October 14, 2015 - A proposed 2016-2018 Tax Supported Budget Directions Report to be presented at the Monday, Oct. 19 Committee of the Whole Meeting, outlines options for Council's consideration heading into the 2016 Budget. Administration recommends City Council approve multiyear targets for the City's tax supported 2016 to 2018 budgets which would result in a 3.2 per cent average estimated municipal tax levy for existing taxpayers, assuming net growth is $2.0 million in 2016 and $1.7 million thereafter....

On-line Exhibit Expanded for Women's History Month

Posted on Wednesday, October 07, 2015 08:00 PM

October 8, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay Archives is proud to add profiles of six outstanding women to its online exhibit that recognizes women who have contributed to the history of Thunder Bay.

Betty Kennedy, Gertrude Cornish Knight, Charlotte MacGillivray-Amar, Dorothea Mitchell, Judith Mongrain and Truade Wedding, to the online exhibit that was launched the exhibit in 2013, to celebrate significant contributions of women in the city.

From patriotic songs to pipe bands and filmmaking to contributions...

Acting Chief of EMS Appointed

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

October 6, 2015 – Superior North EMS is pleased to announce Deputy Chief Wayne Gates as its Acting Chief.

Mr. Gates has been with SNEMS since May 2001, and has also held both positions of Deputy Chief Operations and Deputy Chief of Professional Standards. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Applied Business in Emergency Service and received the Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Medal from the Governor General of Canada in 2008. He started as a paramedic in 1986.

Mr. Gates will fill the role as Chief...

Acting City Manager Appointed

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

October 5, 2015 - City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Norm Gale as the Acting City Manager for the Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay.

"We are pleased to have Norm Gale step up in this interim role," said Mayor Keith Hobbs.  "Norm is a proven leader and has a history of building and maintaining effective and strong relationships, both within the Corporation and with community partners."

The timing of this appointment provides the opportunity for transition with the current...