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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,...

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City of Thunder Bay Beautifies Signal Boxes with Art Wraps

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 01:07 PM

Artwork by six local artists is now helping to beautify twelve intersections across the city. Each artist’s design is displayed in two locations as graphic vinyl wraps on traffic signal boxes located at intersections in high-pedestrian-traffic areas along the City’s image routes. The artists were selected through an open Call to Artists by the City of Thunder Bay’s Public Art Program.

Artists and locations of their artwork include:

  • Ryan Newman’s “Makwa (Bear) and Floral”  – Oliver Road at Sanders...

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12th Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards Presented

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 08:42 PM

Two individuals and four community projects received recognition tonight during the 12th Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards for their outstanding work in the community.

“Congratulations to our award winners, and thank you for all you do in and for our community,” said Acting Mayor Albert Aiello. “Through these awards, City Council is proud to recognize and highlight the impact you are making in our city.”

The award recipients were featured in a video played at the award ceremony, highlighting...

Waste Collection Date Changes for Remembrance Day 2022

Posted on Saturday, November 05, 2022 12:12 PM

The upcoming Remembrance Day holiday will result in date changes for waste, recycling, and leaf and yard collections during the week of Nov. 7, 2022. City residents will receive collection one day earlier.

The following are the new waste collection dates:

Waste Collection Dates for the Week of Nov. 7 - 10, 2022 Colour of Collection AreaArea & ZoneNew Date of Pick-upType...