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Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2015 08:00 PM
July 9, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay once again joined with Sister City Gifu City, Japan, to call for world peace at the 2015 Peace Bell Ceremony.
"This ceremony is important to the Sister City relationship we enjoy with Gifu City, Japan," Mayor Keith Hobbs said. "Every year, we celebrate that relationship, as well as call for world peace, during this ceremony, held at the same time in Thunder Bay and Gifu City. As our peace bell rings throughout our downtown south core, the tolling of Gifu City's...
Posted on Monday, July 06, 2015 08:00 PM
July 7, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay is proposing changes to certain transit routes on the south side of the city to improve service, and is looking for the public's feedback.
There will be two public feedback opportunities at the following locations:
"¢ Intercity Shopping Centre food court - July 8, 4-7 pm
"¢ City Hall Lobby, 500 Donald St. E - July 9, 1-4 pm
The proposed service improvements are also online for review at www.thunderbay.ca/smartertransit. Feedback is being accepted until...
Posted on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 08:00 PM
July 2, 2015 – The Recreation & Culture Division has announced another fantastic lineup of live entertainment for the 2015 Summer in the Parks concert season.
Eight outdoor concerts are planned featuring new acts, as well as returning favourites, for this year’s Summer in the Parks series. Concerts take place at Marina Park – on the Main Stage under the band-shell – on Wednesday evenings from 6-9 pm, beginning July 8.
“Summer in the Parks has become one of the most prominent community events throughout...
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015 08:00 PM
June 30, 2015 – Thunder Bay’s Recreation and Culture Division is again seeking public input as they select the films that will screen during the 2015 Movie Nights in the Park Family Series.
The 2015 Family Series begins Thursday, Aug. 13, and the next four Fridays (August 21 and 28, and September 4 and 11).
“Movie Nights in the Park has proven to be a very popular event for Thunder Bay residents,” said Laura Montgomery, Recreation & Culture Programmer. “Not only do the screenings regularly draw...
Posted on Sunday, June 28, 2015 08:00 PM
June 29, 2015 – Work to restore the section of trail around Boulevard Lake where asphalt cracking appeared this spring will commence on Tuesday, June 30.
The section of trail is on the southwest side of the lake, near the intersection of Lyon Boulevard and Arundel Street. It was closed on May 26 after cracks began appearing in its surface.
An engineering assessment has been completed, and the cause of the cracking is attributed to significant frost heaving from the extremely cold winter and cross-section...