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LU Thunderwolves Hockey & Thunder Bay Fire Rescue Talk Fire Safety at St James School

Posted on Monday, February 02, 2015 07:00 PM

February 3, 2015 -Thunder Bay Fire Rescue, Tbaytel and the Lakehead University Thunderwolves Hockey Team have joined forces to promote fire safety with the creation of this year's fire safety hockey cards. Today at St James School members of the Thunderwolves Hockey Team joined Thunder Bay Fire Rescue in educating grade four students.

"Having our players out in the community at schools speaking to children about fire prevention is something that our players love to do, but most importantly believe...

2015 LU Hockey Cards Highlight Fire Safety to Fans

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 07:00 PM

January 29, 2015 - Thunder Bay Fire Rescue, Tbaytel and the Lakehead University Thunderwolves have again partnered to release limited edition hockey cards of this year's varsity hockey team that highlight fire safety messaging.

"Fire and life safety education is one of our top priorites," said Thunder Bay Fire Rescue's Public Education Officer Anthony Stokaluk. "These cards allow us to spread our fire safety messages in a fun and unique way."

The player cards will be released to fans in attendance...

City Resident Found Guilty of Illegal Outdoor Burning

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 07:00 PM

January 29, 2015 - A Loch Lomond Road resident was found guilty of illegal outdoor burning earlier this week in Provincial Offences court and was fined $350. The charge stems from a July 2014 incident.

"Any outside burning within the City of Thunder Bay requires an annual permit," said Fire Chief John Hay. "Permit rules and regulations are strictly enforced."

Burning permits are valid for the calendar year and must be renewed following the New Year. Permits can be easily renewed online. For more...

City Council Authorizes Sale of Royal Edward Arms Building

Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015 07:00 PM

January 26, 2015 - City Council tonight authorized the sale of the Royal Edward Arms building located at 108-114 May St S. The building was marketed through an Expression of Interest and Request for Proposals process in November 2014, after Thunder Bay District Housing Corporation announced it would not be renewing its lease for the building.

"Since this is a historic building, the City had been seeking a buyer who is interested in restoring the building and adding value to the downtown south core,"...

Proposed 2015 City Budget Released Today

Posted on Sunday, January 25, 2015 07:00 PM

Proposed 2015 City Budget Released Today
Focus on Stabilization: Council Also Presented Options to Reduce Tax Levy Increase

January 26, 2015 - The proposed 2015 Municipal Budget documents were released today as a starting point for City Council's review. The proposed 2015 Budget incorporates a 5.68 per cent municipal tax levy increase for existing taxpayers due to several major factors impacting the Budget. Decision package options have also been provided to reduce the tax levy increase to 3.99 per...