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Lakehead University-led Accessibility Study

Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 04:52 PM

The Civil Engineering Department at Lakehead University will be undertaking a study at the Edward & Redwood roundabout to assess an option to make roundabout crossings more accessible in the future.

City crews will work with Lakehead University on Thursday, Oct. 27 to install temporary rumble strips on the approaches and within the roundabout that will be on site for the day. The temporary rumble strips are made of PVC plastic and wood dowels secured with a special adhesive tape and have previously...

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James Street To Be Closed for Line Painting

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2022 03:45 PM

A section of James Street between Victoria Avenue and Arthur Street will be closed over the weekend to allow crews to complete line painting.

The work is anticipated to be completed and the road reopened in two days.

Motorists are asked to drive with caution in the area.

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Contact:          Brian Newman, Project Engineer – 807-625-2521

City Archives Unveils Inductees into Women’s History Month Exhibit - Krista Power Speaks

Archives Unveils Inductees into Women’s History Month Exhibit

Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2022 01:01 PM

Each year in October, to coincide with Women’s History Month, new inductees are added to the City of Thunder Bay Women’s History Month online exhibit. The exhibit recognizes and celebrates women of all ages who played important roles in the history and development of our city.

“These Thunder Bay women are celebrated for their significant contributions to public service, health care, education, community development and the arts,” said Krista Power, City Clerk. “We are looking forward to adding to...

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City Invites Public Feedback on Pandemic Response

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 10:02 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is conducting a review of its emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To gain a full 360° perspective of response efforts to date, the City is inviting public feedback through an online survey and in-person focus group sessions. An internal review of actions, process, and procedures during the pandemic will accompany the public and stakeholder engagement.

“Our review wouldn’t be complete without hearing from residents – they were the ones directly impacted by our response,”...

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Fall Street Sweeping Underway

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 09:33 AM

In preparation for winter, city crews have begun the fall street sweeping program. The fall street sweeping program focuses on the removal of leaves and debris from blocking the storm sewer drains. It started this week and typically runs until the middle of November.  

Motorists and pedestrians are reminded to take extra caution when approaching this operation.

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Contact:       Ian Spoljarich – Manager, Roads - 807-684-2408