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Mayor Terminates City’s COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 08:08 AM

Mayor Ken Boshcoff has issued an official declaration terminating the municipal emergency that began on April 23, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

The decision to declare the emergency terminated, in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, was made in consultation with City Manager Norm Gale, members of the City’s Municipal Emergency Control Group (MECG) and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Janet De Mille.


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City looks for input on developing Parkdale area

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 12:07 PM

If you live, work or do business in or around the Parkdale area, the City of Thunder Bay wants your input as part of a planning, engineering, and environmental study.

The City has hired Stantec Consulting Ltd. to undertake a Secondary Plan and Master Plan Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Parkdale area. The goal of this study is to identify and look at existing and potential future land uses, density, servicing, transportation and environmental protection needs for the area.


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Thunder Bay under winter storm warning

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 04:43 PM

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the City of Thunder Bay beginning this evening and extending into Wednesday. Snow and ice pellet accumulations of 15 to 25 centimetres are expected and rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult.

Be prepared for winter driving conditions:

  • Slow down,
  • Give other vehicles lots of room,
  • Have patience with other drivers, and
  • Pay extra attention for pedestrians and cyclists.

Please be careful when approaching a plow or sander and give them...

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Riverdale Road closed to complete Water Work

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 12:01 PM

Riverdale Road will be closed today to allow the completion of Water work in the Mount Forest area. The work is being completed on the water main feeding the areas north of Highway 61, west of Mount Forest Boulevard, as well as west of and including Mountain Rd. While the work is underway, residents in the area may notice low water pressure.

The work is anticipated to be completed and the road reopened by the end of the day.

An alternate route is available via 20th Side Road. Motorists are asked...

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‘Power to Play’ Receives Pledge to Match Donations Up To $25,000

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 12:33 PM

To recognize PRO Kids’ 25th Anniversary, local business owner, Cliff Friesen has committed to match up to $25,000 in donations to support the 2023 Power to Play Campaign. The campaign, which runs annually in the month of April, aims to raise $50,000 to help local children and youth access recreational programing when families cannot afford the fees.

“My work requires that I contact families to discuss their eligibility,” said Laura Daniele, PRO Kids Coordinator. “The other day I spoke with a...