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Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada Exhibit in Thunder Bay

Posted on Monday, May 18, 2015 08:00 PM

May 19, 2015 - Thunder Bay celebrated the opening of Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada today at the Thunder Bay Museum a travelling exhibition commemorating Terry Fox. The City was selected as a launch site for the exhibit.

In February 2014, Thunder Bay City Council requested that Administration explore the possibility of locating a Terry Fox Exhibit in Thunder Bay. City of Thunder Bay Archives partnered with the Thunder Bay Museum to secure Thunder Bay as a launch site for the travelling...

2015 Road Work Season Begins

Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 08:00 PM

May 14, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay is investing $40 million in 2015 on road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sewer and watermain repair/replacement, bridge work and streetlight renewal. This also includes $380,000 in the Enhanced Infrastructure Renewal Program Capital Budget in 2015.

This month marks the start of a busy road work season in Thunder Bay, and road work can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers. All residents are reminded to reduce their speed, be...

Storm Sewer Construction to Close Intersection Wednesday

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015 08:00 PM

May 12, 2015 - The intersection of William Street/James Street and Golf Links Road/Edward Street North will be closed to north-south through traffic on Wednesday, May 13, due to ongoing storm sewer work.

Southbound traffic will be able to turn right onto James Street North, while northbound traffic will have access to William Street - the closure only affects through traffic.

The work is expected to be completed by the end of the day. Motorists are asked to use caution when travelling in the area and...

Residents Continue to Rate Quality of life in Thunder Bay Highly

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2015 08:00 PM

May 11, 2015 - The 2015 City of Thunder Bay Citizen Satisfaction Survey shows that when it comes to satisfaction with city services, 87 per cent are satisfied, which has remained relatively unchanged over the past several years. The city has now conducted a similar statistically valid survey every two years since 2005.

"We are very pleased that satisfaction with services remains high," said Councillor Shelby Ch'ng, Chair - Community Communications Committee. "The results of the survey suggest that...

Thunder Bay Joins Province in Emergency Preparedness Week

Posted on Monday, May 04, 2015 08:00 PM

May 05, 2015 - Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) 2015 is being recognized across Ontario May 3-9. The City of Thunder Bay encourages citizens to get involved in "Know the Risks, Reduce Them Together" - a theme that reinforces the importance of individual preparedness with the need to support community resiliency.

Insight from recent emergencies has shown that while many are prepared for emergencies, some may not have the support or capacity to deal with emergencies for a variety of reasons....