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Leaf and Yard Waste Collection coming May 21 - 31

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024 08:34 AM

Curbside collection of leaf and yard waste is coming between May 21 and May 31, on residents’ regular recycling day.

Only Kraft (paper bags) will be accepted for leaf and yard waste. Bags are available at most hardware and grocery stores. Each filled bag must weigh less than 18 kg (40 lbs.).

Residents may also leave branches and brush at the curb for collection. Bundles of branches must be less than one metre (39 inches) long and 61 cm (24 inches) in diameter, tied with string or rope.

There is no...

Free compost available to residents beginning May 9

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2024 03:28 PM

Free compost is now available at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility, for all residents - while quantities last, weather permitting.

“With the mild weather this spring, residents have been awaiting the opening of our compost pick-up,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “The leaf and yard waste that comes in from our curbside collection programs is blended with organic waste, and then composted to create a sustainable alternative to chemical fertilizers for use in...

Online Survey: Have Your Say About Community Centres

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2024 02:36 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is undertaking an update to the Community Centres elements of the Recreation and Facilities Master Plan and a Service Level Review to better understand how the community utilizes Community Centres and what their future priorities are for the Centres. This work will inform the Provincially-legislated Asset Management Plan being completed by the City. 

An online survey and opportunity to submit comments through the City’s Get Involved website will help inform decisions around...

Proposed City-wide Zoning By-law Amendment

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2024 12:03 PM

Proposed City-wide Zoning By-law Amendment

The Public is invited to participate in a Public Meeting before City Council to consider a General Zoning By-law Amendment (City-wide) on: Monday, May 27th, at 6:30 p.m.

How to participate:

Submit written comments, by emailing Planning Services, no later than May 22nd. Please quote the file number, PROJ-08-2020, in your submission.

Participate online using Microsoft Teams. Online participants must register by the end of the day on May 22nd. Please email...

City Seeking Performers for Canada Day Collaboration

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 12:55 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce an open call for performers to participate in a new Collaboration Project that encourages artists and performers to exchange ideas and develop a unique and engaging performance for the main stage as part of Canada Day on the Waterfront.  

The goal of the Collaboration Project is to showcase the talent and vibrant culture of the community through performance. The Call to Talent/Performers is open to emerging and established artists and performers and...