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Local Artists Turn City Traffic Signal Boxes into Works of Art

Posted on Friday, November 26, 2021 05:30 AM

The first in a series of twelve vinyl-wrapped traffic signal boxes have recently been installed in the city. Designed by local artists, residents will notice the added colour at intersections starting with artist Ryan Newman’s work, entitled Makwa (Bear) and Floral, on display at the intersections of Oliver Road and Sanders Drive and Arthur Street and James Street.

The work of five additional artists—Jordan Danielsson, Natalie Hotson, Rebecca Knight, Vicki Nerion and boy Roland—will pop up in the...

Youth Anti-Racism and Anti-Hate Project Reveals Public Art Mural

Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 02:00 PM

A public art mural was revealed at a community event today led by the ‘Youth in Solidarity Against Racism and Hate (Solidarity Collective) Project’. The project is the culmination of the work accomplished in the first year of a two-year project funded through the Ministry of the Solicitor General.

Led by youth and coordinated by the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association, Goods & Co. Lab, Community Safety & Well-Being Thunder Bay, and other community partners, the project was a true collective...

PRO Kids Cheque Presentation from White Pine Electric

Press Play for PRO Kids

Posted on Monday, November 01, 2021 09:45 AM

For over 21 years, PRO Kids has served children and youth in Thunder Bay when their families cannot afford the cost to register in community activities. Over that time, PRO Kids has made over 25,000 placements of children into local programs that include sports, arts and music. PRO Kids will be continuing its efforts with the launch of the Press Play Campaign—a fundraising initiative to support local families in the time of COVID-19.

“Recreation for kids has never been more important,”...

Nominations Open for Mayor’s Community Safety Awards

Posted on Monday, October 25, 2021 12:15 PM

Community Safety & Well-Being Thunder Bay (formerly Crime Prevention Thunder Bay) is calling for nominations for the 11th Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards that recognize Thunder Bay residents and groups who are working to make the city safer and more inclusive.

Nominations officially open today, and the deadline for submissions is November 5 at 4:30 pm.

The awards will be presented during a special ceremony that will take place during the Dec. 6 meeting of Thunder Bay City Council.


Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Runs Oct. 26 – Nov. 5

Posted on Friday, October 22, 2021 06:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s fall curbside collection of organic leaf and yard waste will take place from Oct. 26 to Nov. 5, on residents’ regular recycling days. 

Homeowners must use Kraft (paper) bags for leaf and yard waste. Kraft bags are available at most hardware and grocery stores. Regular weight limits of 18 kg/40 lbs. per bag apply.

Branches and brush may also be left at the curb for collection in bundles. Bundles must be less than one metre (39 inches) long and no more than 61 cm (24 inches)...