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Waste Collection Date Changes for Remembrance Day 2022

Posted on Saturday, November 05, 2022 12:12 PM

The upcoming Remembrance Day holiday will result in date changes for waste, recycling, and leaf and yard collections during the week of Nov. 7, 2022. City residents will receive collection one day earlier.

The following are the new waste collection dates:

Waste Collection Dates for the Week of Nov. 7 - 10, 2022 Colour of Collection AreaArea & ZoneNew Date of Pick-upType...

Election for English Separate School Board Trustee to Resume

Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 04:27 PM

On Election Day, October 24, the municipalities of Shuniah and Thunder Bay declared an emergency under the Municipal Elections Act because of a flawed ballot for English Separate School Board Trustee for the Thunder Bay District Catholic School Board that affected residents in Shuniah only.

City Clerk and Returning Officer Krista Power directed the clerks for all surrounding municipalities that encompass the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board, with the exception of Shuniah, to seal and...

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James Street to Close Between Gordon Street and Mary Street

Posted on Friday, October 28, 2022 03:34 PM

Beginning Monday, Oct. 31, James Street between Gordon Street and Mary Street will be closed to allow for rehabilitation work on the railway crossing.

The work is expected to last five days.

A detour route using Walsh Street to Neebing Avenue to Mary Street will be posted.

Motorists are asked to obey the construction signs, drive with caution in the area and to contact City Dispatch at 625-2195 if they experience any issues.      

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First Annual Community Safety & Well-Being Forum Kicks Off Friday

Posted on Friday, October 28, 2022 10:10 AM

The First Annual Community Safety & Well-Being Forum kicked off Friday morning, with service providers and organizations gathering to determine the best ways to work together to improve safety and well-being in our community.

The event, hosted by Community Safety & Well-Being Thunder Bay, features presentations and a panel discussion focusing on prevention and structural barriers, as well as how organizations can work together to achieve common goals.

“There are so many organizations working...

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Leaf & Yard Waste Collection November 1-10

Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 06:57 PM

The City’s fall curbside collection of organic leaf and yard waste will take place from Nov. 1-10, on residents’ regular recycling days. Note that waste & recycling collection during the week of Nov. 7 will move one day earlier due to Remembrance Day on Friday, Nov. 11.

Homeowners must use Kraft (paper) bags for leaf and yard waste. Kraft bags are available at most hardware and grocery stores. Regular weight limits of 18 kg/40 lbs. per bag apply.

Branches and brush may also be left at the curb...