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Christmas Gift Wrap Not Recyclable

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2015 07:00 PM

December 18, 2015 - Thunder Bay residents are reminded that the brightly coloured or foil wrapping paper often used during the Christmas season cannot be recycled because of its high ink content.

"Recool will not collect blue bags that contain wrapping paper left at the curb, nor will they collect wrapping paper brought to recycling depots," said Jason Sherband, Manager of the City's Solid Waste & Recycling Services Section. "Wrapping paper must be put out with your regular garbage."


City Treasurer/CFO Announces February Retirement

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2015 07:00 PM

December 18, 2015 - After 15 years as the City Treasurer and General Manager with the City of Thunder Bay, Carol Pollard announced today she is retiring at the end of February 2016.

Ms. Pollard began her nearly 38-year-career in municipal government financial administration as Chief Accountant for the Town of Fort Frances in June 1978. She became Town Treasurer/CFO in 1981 and remained in that position until she joined the City of Thunder Bay in September 2000 as General Manager - Finance and City...

Holiday Changes to Waste & Recycling Collection

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2015 07:00 PM

Dec. 18, 2015 - Garbage and recycling collection dates for all residents and businesses will change for the weeks of December 21 and December 28, as there is no collection on Friday, Dec. 25, 2015 or Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.


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Calendar Parking Restrictions to Take Effect

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 07:00 PM


December 17, 2015 - Calendar Parking Regulations will go into effect for the 2015/2016 winter season on Friday, Dec. 18. 

"Based on the snowfall over the past few days and the forecast of more snow over the coming days, The City will now begin to enforce winter parking restrictions," said James Coady, Manager - Licensing and Enforcement. Restrictions will be in effect for residential streets subject to Calendar Parking restrictions from 9 am until 5 pm. The restrictions...

Corrosion Control Plan Update Presented To Public

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 07:00 PM

December 17, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay is moving into the next phase of implementing its Corrosion Control Plan in January.

An update on the plan - which will use pH adjustment to reduce lead corrosion in drinking water pipes - was presented to residents at a public information session held lastnight at the North End Community Centre on Huron Avenue. 

"The next phase of the Corrosion Control Plan will involve a pilot study in the Hodder Pressure Zone in the Current River Area," said Erin...