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Section of Balmoral Street Closed to Complete Road Work

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 03:28 PM

A section of Balmoral Street between Jasper Drive and Beverley Street will be closed beginning Oct. 4 in order to complete upgrading and curbing work.

Motorists are asked to obey the construction signs, follow the posted detours, and drive with caution in the area.        

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Contact:       Mike Vogrig, Project Engineer – 807-625-4321

City Raises Residential School Survivors flag at Hillcrest Park

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2022 12:42 PM

The City of Thunder Bay raised the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s official Residential School Survivors flag at Hillcrest Park today to honour the survivors of the Indian Residential School system, and to acknowledge the thousands of children who never made it home.

The Survivors’ Flag is an expression of remembrance, meant to honour residential school Survivors and all the lives and communities impacted by the residential school system in Canada. Each element depicted on the flag...

Municipal Employee's United Way Campaign Kick-off Luncheon

Municipal Division Employees Kick-Off United Way Campaign

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 04:45 PM

Employees of the City of Thunder Bay, Superior North EMS (SNEMS) and the Thunder Bay Public Library (TBPL) proudly kicked off their 2022 United Way Employee Campaign today at a luncheon at the West Thunder Community Centre.

“I am delighted to see employees from across the Corporation come together to support the United Way and help launch our Annual Campaign,” said Kelly Robertson, General Manager – Community Services, luncheon co-organizer along with Joyce Ferrari.

“Each year, our employees generously...

Thunder Bay’s new Zoning By-law now in effect

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 02:26 PM

The Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) ordered on Tuesday that the City of Thunder Bay can now implement its new Zoning By-law, officially passed by City Council on April 11, 2022.

Five appeals to the new By-law have delayed its implementation. The Tribunal’s decision will allow the new By-law to take effect, while the appeals are dealt with separately since they are property-specific.

“Many developers, businesses and property owners have been waiting for the approval of the new Zoning By-law,” said Devon...

Retired Archivist Matt Szybalski cuts ribbon at unveiling of Indigenous Recognition Wall

New Indigenous Recognition Wall Unveiled at City Archives

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 01:40 PM

A new Indigenous Recognition Wall was unveiled this morning at the City’s Harry Kirk Archives and Records Centre on Vickers Street.

The Wall, mounted near the Archives’ entrance, is composed of three translucent panels depicting the Robinson-Superior Treaty of 1850, a land recognition statement, and the City’s 2010 Declaration of the Rights of Aboriginal Peoples.

Behind the panels is a historic image of Anemki Wajiw (Thunder Mountain – also known as Mount McKay).

“By recognizing that Thunder Bay...