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City of Thunder Bay Celebrates Winter with SnowDay Activities

Posted on Friday, February 18, 2022 04:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to provide winter activities for the whole family throughout the Family Day weekend. The usual SnowDay on the Waterfront event has been modified for 2022 due to ongoing pandemic impacts. Instead, the City will be offering small-scale winter activities on the Family Day weekend, Feb. 19 – Feb. 20.  On Family Day, Monday Feb. 21, the popular snow sculptures will return as a self-directed showcase to view until Feb. 27 during regular park hours. All activities...

Nominations Open for the 2022 Respect Awards

Posted on Wednesday, February 09, 2022 05:15 AM

Nominations are now open for the 10th Annual respect.Awards, recognizing individuals, businesses, and organizations in the community that have demonstrated leadership in enhancing diversity, inclusion, equity and respect for others.

The Awards were established by the Respect Initiative Working Group and are sponsored by Diversity Thunder Bay. Two recipients will receive awards this year, including an individual and one for an organization or business.

“These awards offer an opportunity...

2022 Winter FunDays Jan. 30 - March 20

City of Thunder Bay Announces Winter FunDays Activities

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 09:45 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce the return of Winter FunDays in 2022. The weekly activities will be held every Sunday in neighbourhoods throughout the city, from Sunday, Jan. 30 to Sunday, March 10 - from 2 pm to 4 pm. All activities will take place outdoors. Participants will be required to adhere to all COVID protocols, including mandatory masks and physical distancing. 

2022 Winter FunDays activities include:

  • Jan. 30 – Snow Globe Craft with Community Arts & Heritage Education...

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Impacts to City Services Following New Provincial Regulations

Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 11:45 AM

Effective Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 12:01 am, the province will return to the modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen for at least 21 days (until January 26), impacting City services and recreation facilities.

“The City will take all necessary measures to protect the health and safety of employees, residents and the community at large. We will continue to comply with all provincial orders and follow the advice of our public health experts, while making sure that essential services...

Proposed 2022 City Budget Released

Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 05:00 AM

The proposed 2022 Municipal Budget forms the starting point for City Council’s detailed review. This year’s budget provides an increase in the municipal tax levy after growth of $4.7 million or 2.29%. The impact of COVID-19 is excluded from the levy and is proposed to be funded by the Stabilization reserve fund.

“This budget identifies the impact of implementing initiatives from the Program and Services Review including the Digital Strategy and Employee Recruitment strategy, along with...