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Fire Safety Hockey Cards at Friday's Thunderwolves Game

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 07:00 PM

January 28, 2016 -Thunder Bay Fire Rescue, the Lakehead University Thunderwolves and Tbaytel have again partnered to release limited-edition collector cards of this year's varsity hockey team that highlight fire safety messaging.

"Home fire safety is one of our top priorities," said Fire Chief John Hay "This project allows us to get that message across to Thunder Bay's young hockey fans and promote fire prevention in a unique way."

The player cards will be available to fans in attendance at the...

GM Resigns: Community Services Department in Good Hands During Transition

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 07:00 PM

January 27, 2016 - Michael Smith has given notice that he is resigning as General Manager of Community Services for the City of Thunder Bay.

"Mr. Smith has indicated he is accepting another position and is relocating to Southern Ontario," City Manager Norm Gale said today. "I have received and accepted his resignation. He expressed his thanks to Council and staff and wished the City of Thunder Bay continued success in the future."

Mr. Smith joined the City of Thunder Bay in 2011.

Gerry Broere will...

Corrosion Control Pilot Study Commences Jan. 28

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016 07:00 PM

January 26, 2016 - The City of Thunder Bay will begin the next phase of the Corrosion Control Pilot Study in the Hodder Pressure Zone supplying parts of the Current River area on January 28.

The study, endorsed by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and approved by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, will measure the effectiveness of reducing lead levels at the tap, by adjusting the chemistry of the treated water via the addition of sodium hydroxide - a pH buffering agent.

"Small amounts...

Budget 2016: Learn More and Discuss What It Means for You

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 07:00 PM

January 21, 2016 - The City of Thunder Bay will be hosting a new Pre-Budget Session where the public is invited to ask questions and discuss what the proposed Budget means in an informal setting prior to Council's detailed review.

"City Council is interested in trying a new way to engage citizens in the budget process - one that is open, transparent and accessible," said Councillor Frank Pullia, Chair of Administrative Services.

"Citizens will have a chance to learn about the proposed 2016 Budget...

Multi Vehicle Collision on Highway 61

Posted on Monday, January 18, 2016 07:00 PM

January 19, 2016 - Superior North EMS responded to a three vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 61 at the Kam River Bridge.

Four ambulances and one Paramedic Response Unit responded. On scene a total of seven patients were assessed, treated and transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Science Centre. The injuries ranged from minor to moderate in nature.

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Contact: Eric Todd, Superintendent - Superior North Emergency Medical, (807) 625-4603, Cell (807) 627-4166