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Thunder Bay Transit Fall Schedule Begins August 30

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 08:00 PM

August 27, 2015 - Following weeks of community consultation, service improvements to Thunder Bay Transit's fall schedule will begin on Sunday, Aug. 30.

"Our team met with hundreds of passengers to discuss the proposed changes and receive input," said Brad Loroff - Manager of Transit Services. "Route design changes are based on passenger feedback, and the proposed route network in the Transit Master Plan."

Service improvements include:

Route 1 Mainline

  • Two-way service on Donald St. between May St....

Property Owner Charged With Smoke Alarm and CO Alarm Violations

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 08:00 PM

August 26, 2015 –A Finlayson Street property owner has been ticketed for failing to maintain a smoke alarm and failing to install a Carbon Monoxide alarm as required by the Ontario Fire Code. Each ticket carries a fine of $360.

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to the residence in late July for a structural fire. The resulting fire investigation revealed that the home did not have a Carbon Monoxide alarm and an installed smoke alarm was not working.

“It’s simply unacceptable to not have working smoke...

Thunder Bay Gets Substantial Ministry Time at AMO Conference

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 08:00 PM

August 20, 2015 - Mayor Keith Hobbs, Chair of the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee Councillor Joe Virdiramo and Councillor Trevor Giertuga, along with City Manager Tim Commisso, were four of more than 1,600 delegates at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's (AMO) 2015 AGM Conference that took place in Niagara Aug. 16-19.

"AMO is an important opportunity for Thunder Bay to meet with Ministries and advocate for our community's needs," said Councillor Joe Virdiramo, Chair - Intergovernmental...

City Extends Online Comment Period for Waterfront Master Plan

Posted on Monday, August 17, 2015 08:00 PM

August 18, 2015 - The proposed Waterfront Master Plan Update, presented to City Council in July as a first report, is now available online for an extended period to allow residents more time to provide their comments.

The update builds upon the success of the Waterfront revitalization initiatives implemented through the first phase of waterfront development at Prince Arthur's Landing. The components of the report include:     

  1. Master Plan for the lands South of Pearl Street known as Pool 6 and Tug Boat...

2015 Road Work Season Continues

Posted on Sunday, August 16, 2015 08:00 PM

August 17, 2015 - The busy road work season continues around the city, including road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sewer and watermain repair/replacement, bridge work and streetlight renewal.

The City of Thunder Bay is investing $40 million on these improvements and related infrastructure, including $380,000 in the Enhanced Infrastructure Renewal Program Capital Budget in 2015. Road work can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers. Drivers should reduce their speed,...