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Christmas Tree Drop-Off Sites Open Boxing Day 2022

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 04:09 PM

Each year, the City of Thunder Bay offers a Christmas tree chipping program from Boxing Day to January 12.

Fresh-cut Christmas trees can be dropped off at several locations across the city, where they will be collected, chipped and added to the compost pile at the City's landfill. In the spring, when the compost is mature, it is provided to residents free of charge to enrich flower gardens and lawns.

“A major benefit of a natural Christmas tree is that it’s easy to recycle,” said Jason Sherband,...

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Solid Waste and Recycling Facility and Depot Holiday Hours 2022

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 04:06 PM

The operating hours at the City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility (the Landfill) and Recycling Depots change during the holiday season.

The holiday hours are:


Operating Hours

Sunday, December 18


Monday, December 19

8 am – 6:30 pm

Tuesday, December 20

8 am – 6:30 pm

Wednesday, December 21

8 am – 6:30 pm

Thursday, December 22

8 am – 6:30 pm

Friday, December 23

8 am – 6:30 pm

Saturday, December 24

8 am – 4:30 pm

Sunday, December 25


Monday, December 26


Tuesday, December 27

8 am – 6:30 pm

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Prince Arthur’s Landing Ice Rink Opens Dec. 2

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2022 09:59 AM

The ice rink at Prince Arthur's Landing will officially open on Friday, Dec. 2, operating Monday through Wednesday from 12 pm to 8 pm and Thursday to Sunday from 12 pm to 9 pm.

Residents and visitors of all ages and abilities are welcome to enjoy skating at the waterfront throughout the winter months.

“Facility Attendants are now on duty and are looking forward to welcoming the public back this winter season,” said Catherine Wilson, Community & Event Development Coordinator.


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City Announces 2023 Snow Sculpture Competition

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 11:47 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to announce the 2023 Call to Artists for Snow Sculpture submissions. The Recreation & Culture Division will host its annual Snow Sculpture Competition as part of SnowDay on the Waterfront, which takes place on Family Day in February. 

SnowDay on the Waterfront embraces winter with fun outdoor programming designed to get people outside and enjoying the season. The event's main attractions are the snow sculpture creations. This year's competition theme, “Local...

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Online Survey Opens on City’s Summer Event Series

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2022 02:05 PM

Thunder Bay’s Cultural Developments & Events Division is seeking input on their 2022 Summer Events Series.

These events included the Maamawe Festival, Canada Day on the Waterfront, and the Live on the Waterfront evening concert series.

“Our Summer Events Series was very well attended this past summer,” said Karen Bonazzo, Special Events Developer. “We’re looking forward to receiving feedback as we plan for our exciting 2023 season.”

The Survey is available online at,...