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Acting General Manager & Chief Financial Officer Appointed

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2016 07:00 PM

January 18, 2016 - The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to announce Rob Colquhoun as the Acting General Manager of Corporate Services & Long-term Care which fulfills the duties of Chief Financial Officer and City Treasurer for the Corporation.

"We are pleased to have Rob step up in this interim role," said Norm Gale, City Manager.  "As the Director of Revenue and extensive experience within municipal finance, Rob has proven financial leadership and will be an asset as the City moves forward...

Career Fair to Help Attract New LA-Based Company to City

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2016 07:00 PM

January 18, 2016 - A career fair hosted by VXI Global Solutions, LLC to gauge available workforce in Thunder Bay will take place on Friday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30, at the contact centre facility located in Victoriaville Mall.

The City of Thunder Bay's Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) and Realty Services Division have been working as a team to attract a new contact centre to the community.   VXI responded to the opportunity, and the Thunder Bay team in partnership with...

Road Crews Cleaning Up After Snowfall

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016 07:00 PM

January 15, 2016 - Following yesterday's snowfall City Road Crews are out in full force. Road crews started plowing arterial and collector streets at 1 am this morning and were completed by 7 am.

"Due to the quantity of snow fall received in combination with blowing snow, some of the arterial and collector streets need to be re-plowed, this will delay our response to residential plowing," said Brad Adams, Manager - Roads Division. "We anticipate to be completed the re-plowing of arterial, collector...

City Council Appoints Norm Gale as City Manager

Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016 07:00 PM

January 11, 2016 - City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Norm Gale as City Manager for the Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, effective immediately.

"We are pleased to appoint Norm Gale to this important role," said Mayor Keith Hobbs.  "A proven leader and exemplary relationship builder, Norm Gale is exactly the right person to provide strategic leadership and overall administration for the City. We are thrilled that our new City Manager developed and honed his leadership...

Changes to Pedestrian Crossover Laws

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2016 07:00 PM

January 5, 2016 - Amendments to the Highway Traffic Act affecting pedestrian crossovers came into effect on January 1 as part of Bill 31 - Making Ontario's Roads Safer.

Under the new regulations, drivers, including cyclists, must remain stopped at a pedestrian crossover or school crossing until the person crossing the street or the school crossing guard is completely off the roadway.

"This will enhance the safety of our schoolchildren and crossing guards," said Michelle Riemer, Field Supervisor of...