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Community Clean-Up Trailer launched

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 03:35 PM

The City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Services and Clean, Green and Beautiful Committee are pleased to announce the launch of the Community Clean-Up Trailer. Today City staff and members of the Committee, along with staff of Lakehead Region Conservation Authority, Thunder Bay Art Gallery and Generator Strategy Advertising used the Trailer to rid an area along the Neebing Floodway of litter.

The new walk-in Trailer can be reserved by organizations or groups of residents wishing to clean up litter in...

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Join us for a Beary Good Time at the Teddy Bears Picnic July 9

Posted on Thursday, July 04, 2024 10:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay invites everyone to Vickers Park on Tuesday, July 9 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm for a day spent enjoying entertainment, delicious food and fun activities with friends, family, and your favourite stuffed animal at the annual Teddy Bears Picnic! This event is presented by Ontario Power Generation.

The Teddy Bears Picnic, a tradition in our community since the early 1980s, is fun for the young and young at heart! Watch the exciting stage show, check out the enchanted story time...

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Churchill Pool parking lot temporarily closed

Posted on Tuesday, July 02, 2024 11:42 AM

The parking lot at Churchill Pool will be temporarily closed starting on Tuesday, July 2 to accommodate sidewalk repairs.

The parking lot is expected to reopen by Saturday, July 6. The pool will remain open and available to the public during normal operating hours while the sidewalk work takes place.

On-street parking is available in the area of Churchill Pool. Motorists are reminded to respect all posted signage and applicable bylaws. The pool can also be accessed via Thunder Bay Transit.

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Live on the Waterfront line-up and 2024 Summer Events Guide

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024 10:05 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce the line-up of Thunder Bay’s premier concert series, Live on the Waterfront. The series takes place on Wednesdays at Marina Park from 6 pm - 9 pm from July 17 to August 24 and concludes with the Summer Send-off on Wednesday, August 28 and Thursday, August 29.

This free and vibrant event brings together locals, visitors, and music enthusiasts to enjoy an impressive line-up of musical acts spanning many genres, ensuring there's something to suit every...

Use of recycling carts begins as of July 1

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 01:13 PM

As of July 1, Thunder Bay residents will begin using recycling carts to place recycling at the curb. Blue bags will no longer be accepted.

Cart delivery to residential household addresses by GFL Environmental Inc. was completed on schedule in May and early June. GFL is responsible for setting up and operating the new recycling cart system.

This change-over to recycling carts comes in conjunction with a province-wide regulatory change that shifts responsibility for municipal recycling programs in...