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Share Your Views on City Wayfinding

Posted on Sunday, November 29, 2015 07:00 PM

November 26, 2015 - The public is encouraged to attend an Open House on how to make getting around the city easier Tuesday, Dec. 1, From 6 pm to 8 pm at the Prince Arthur Hotel.

As outlined in Goal 13 (Premier visitor destination) of "˜Becoming Our Best', the 2015-2018 Corporate Strategic Plan, a Wayfinding System Action Plan is being developed for Thunder Bay in partnership with Tourism Northern Ontario.

The Plan will be complete by spring 2016.

The City of Thunder Bay, in partnership with Tourism...

12 Strays of Christmas Pet Adoption Event

Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2015 07:00 PM

November 27, 2015 – The City of Thunder Bay’s Animal Services has launched its 12 Strays of Christmas promotion where all adoption fees will be reduced to promote awareness of animals at its shelter.

From Nov. 28 until Dec 12, you can adopt a cat for $50 and a dog for $100 plus taxes, a savings of over $100. Each day a cat or dog will be featured both online and on Facebook in an effort to help get them adopted.

“There will be a variety of cats and dogs to see who are waiting for their forever families,”...

Jeans & Jewels Christmas Party in Support of the United Way

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 07:00 PM

November 26, 2015 – In support of the United Way Municipal Campaign, employees of the City of Thunder Bay want to encourage the community to attend the second annual Jeans & Jewels Christmas Party.

The event takes place on Friday, Dec. 4 at the Italian Cultural Centre and includes a family-style meal, music, dancing and great prizes. Tickets are $45 with all proceeds going to the United Way.

“The United Way provides financial support to 30 local agencies and 64 programs here in Thunder Bay,” said...

Owner Ticketed For Smoke Alarm Violation

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 07:00 PM

November 26, 2015 – A Euclid Avenue property owner has been ticketed for failure to maintain a smoke alarm’s power supply. The ticket carries a fine of $360. 

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to a structural fire at the residence on Nov. 23. The fire was quickly brought under control and the investigation lead to the ticket being issued.

“Thunder Bay Fire Rescue has a zero tolerance policy regarding smoke alarm violations,” said Deputy Fire Chief Dave Paxton. “Only a working smoke alarm can give...

Animal Services Launches Spay it Forward Campaign

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 07:00 PM

November 25, 2015 – Animal Services has partnered with Superior Street Cats to launch the new Spay it Forward Campaign that invites citizens to donate toward the spay/neuter of a feral cat.

"Spaying or neutering a feral cat is a humane and effective method of managing feral cat colonies,” said Jody Kondrat, Supervisor, Animal Services. “The primary goal is to reduce both the number of free roaming cats in the community and the number of cats impounded and euthanized each year.”

Citizens can also Spay...