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City Parks Facilities Kick Off Summer Operations

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 05:52 PM

Summer in Thunder Bay has officially kicked off with the opening of City campgrounds and amusement rides.

Tent sites, RV sites and cabins are now available to rent as the campgrounds at Trowbridge Falls and Chippewa Park open for the camping season today.

The amusement rides at Chippewa Park will open on Saturday, June 3. Throughout the month of June, rides will be open from 1 pm - 8 pm on Saturdays and Sundays only. Beginning in July, rides will operate Wednesday – Sunday from 1 pm - 8 pm until...

Free compost available to residents

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 05:09 PM

Compost is available to all residents at no charge at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility while quantities last, weather permitting, beginning today.

“We’re happy to again offer free compost to all residents,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “The leaf and yard waste that’s picked up during our curbside collection programs is blended with organic waste and composted to create a sustainable alternative to chemical fertilizers for use in landscaping, flower beds...

Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment at 1507 John Street Road

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 08:58 AM


File no. Z-09-2022 - Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment at 1507 John St. Rd (R. Tuchenhagen) to rezone the lands for residential development.

The Planning Services Division would like your comments on a proposal to:• Rezone the eastern portion of the lands to the UL – Urban Low Rise Zone (Property Location One);• Rezone the western portion of the lands to the UL – Urban Low Rise Zone subject to a Holding provision (Property Location Two); and• Establish any other related...

Notice of Committee Hearing - May 25, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 04:31 PM

The Public is invited to participate in a Public Hearing, which the Committee of Adjustment will be holding on:Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

Members of the public are invited to view the Public Meeting via live streaming by visiting or via the live broadcast on Shaw Spotlight Ch10, BlueCurve Ch105 or TBayTel TV Channel 110. For more information on how to view the meeting or register to participate in the Public Meeting please contact Fiona...

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City Presents QUEST: Tech & Gaming Event

Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 10:56 AM

Join the City of Thunder Bay for QUEST: Tech & Gaming, a free interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, & math) based event presented by Ontario Power Generation.

Come out for two action-packed days at Fort William Gardens on Friday, May 12 from 4 - 8 pm and Saturday, May 13 from 10 am - 4 pm. Dive into cutting-edge workshops with Science North, experience virtual reality gaming, meet “Spot” the robotic dog from Ontario Power Generation, and explore much more at this exciting...