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Boulevard Lake Master Plan Scheduled for Completion in July

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 08:00 PM

May 27, 2015 - The in-progress Boulevard Lake Area Improvement Plan has moved on to its next phase after a consultation period, stakeholder meetings and a final Open House held May 26.

The plan, currently in development by consulting firm Environmental Design Solutions (EDS) Group Inc., has been shaped by feedback gathered via two stakeholder sessions, two public consultations, and meetings with City departments. 

"We've been impressed by the turnout at our Open Houses," said Werner Schwar,...

Thunder Bay Prime Opportunity in Contact Centre World

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 08:00 PM

May 27, 2015 - The City is reaching out to expanding contact centres around the world to locate in the City-owned state of the art, turn-key space in VictoriaVille Mall. The 38,000-sq-ft space, capable of employing over 400 persons, is being marketed globally by contact centre specialist Laurence Himel of the Toronto-based Cityspace Real Estate following a request for proposal process.

"We have a successful history in the contact centre industry in Thunder Bay," said Mayor Keith Hobbs. "It has already...

Draft Corporate Strategic Plan Now Available for Public Review

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2015 08:00 PM

May 26, 2015 - A draft of the 2015-2018 Corporate Strategic Plan is now available for citizens to review until June 4.

The plan will outline City Council's priorities and initiatives for the next four years and beyond. The City's Strategic Plan guides the actions of Council and Administration, and citizen input is critical in helping to shape this Plan.

Hard copies will also be available for review at City Hall and all four Public Library locations.

For more information, to view the plan and to fill...

Harbour Expressway Repaving Delayed Again

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2015 08:00 PM

May 26, 2015 - The start of the resurfacing of the Harbour Expressway between Highway 11/17 and Golf Links Road has been delayed due to an equipment malfunction.

The contractor in charge of the project noticed the issue during routine maintenance on Tuesday, May 26.

The exact start date of the work is unknown at this time; the City will notify the public when the work has been rescheduled.

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Contact: Matthew Miedema, Project Engineer - 625-3050

Join Community Celebration as Pan Am Games Torch Relay Arrives

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2015 08:00 PM

May 22, 2015 - The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President's Choice and OLG, is coming to Thunder Bay on Sunday, May 31. A free Community Celebration, including a pancake breakfast and interactive displays and activities, will be held at City Hall to welcome the torch. Citizens are encouraged to attend.

The free pancake breakfast begins at 8 am at City Hall, followed by a variety of activities for all ages.

The City is proud to announce the official torchbearers:

  • Curt Harnett,...