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Surplus Lands - Easement at 2399 Sleeping Giant Parkway

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 09:19 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, December 19, 2022, declared the easement interests surplus to the City's requirements:

The City transfer an easement interest over a portion of City-owned parkland municipally known as 2399 Sleeping Giant Parkway, containing a site area of 0.15 ha (0.38 ac), for utility purposes;

Please note all site areas referred to herein are approximate. For further information regarding the lands,...

Extra Item of Garbage Allowed After New Year’s Day 2023

Posted on Friday, December 30, 2022 03:03 PM

Due to the increase of waste during the holiday season, the City will allow households a third item of garbage at the curb, without a tag, on the first collection date after New Year’s Day.

Wrapping paper cannot be recycled because of its high ink content and must be thrown away. Wherever possible, residents are reminded to reduce household waste by using the six R’s:

  • Rethink: Think about waste before you buy. Avoid ‘disposable’ products.
  • Refuse: Say no to plastic bags in stores – bring your own...

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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

Skating at Prince Arthur's Landing - Thunder Bay

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.