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Calendar Parking Restrictions Waived

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024 03:57 PM

Based on discussions between Parking Authority and the Roads Division Manager regarding the weather forecast and current road conditions, the decision has been made to waive Calendar Parking restrictions for the remainder of the season, effective immediately.

Parking Authority may waive enforcement of Calendar Parking at any time after March 1, if forecasted weather and road conditions warrant.

“Calendar Parking restrictions are enforced to allow for more efficient snow removal and to ensure...

Rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing Closed for the Season

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 10:04 AM

Due to warm temperatures causing significant deterioration in ice conditions at the outdoor rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing, the rink has now been closed for the season.

“We had hoped to remain open for March Break, unfortunately, the warm weather has made ice conditions unsafe for skating” said Cory Halvorsen, Manager, Parks & Open Spaces. “With continued high temperatures in the forecast, we won’t be able to reopen the rink.”

With the closure of the rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing, ALL local...

Memorandum of Settlement Reached with ATU Local 966

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 09:32 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to announce that the City has reached a Memorandum of Settlement with the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 966.

The Union voted in favour of ratifying the deal last night. Next steps will see the deal go to City Council for ratification in early April. Until then, no details of the settlement will be released.

“We appreciate the impactful work ATU employees provide to our city and are pleased to have reached a deal,” said Norm Gale, City Manager. “It’s a credit...

Have Your Say on the Waterfront Master Plan Update – Pool 6 lands

Posted on Friday, March 08, 2024 02:59 PM

Residents of Thunder Bay are being asked to provide their feedback and input on the update to the Waterfront Master Plan, specific to the Pool 6 lands. 

“The Waterfront Master Plan hasn’t been updated since 2015, and since then several new opportunities have presented themselves”, said Guy Walter, Landscape Architect, City of Thunder Bay. “With the development we’ve seen in the area in recent years combined with increasing interest from external developers and a growing Great Lakes cruising...

City of Thunder Bay Electric Truck

City unveils new fleet of electric pickup trucks

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2024 05:06 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is adding electric vehicles to its fleet, with the first zero-emission pickup trucks being unveiled today.

Two Ford Lightning pickups will be added to the light vehicle fleet. The fully electric trucks are emission-free, and will reduce carbon emissions by approximately 25 tonnes of CO2 annually. The two pickups will be used by the Transit division, and will be used for road patrols, inspections, and supporting transit operations.

“These two pickups will be on the road...