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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...

Notice of Surplus Property

Posted on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 05:45 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, December 20, 2021, declared the following land and easement interests surplus to the City's requirements:

(F98) An easement interest over land known as Alice Avenue, being Part of Lot 1, Registered Plan 622 designated as Part 2 on Reference Plan 55R-1028 containing an area of apx. 705.04sq m, for utility purposes at the request of Enbridge Gas Inc.

(A103) A vacant strip of land between...

City Issues Weather Alert

Posted on Monday, December 27, 2021 06:45 AM

As part of the COVID-19 Severe Weather Response Plan, the City is issuing an alert to the community because of a snowfall warning with total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm, and easterly winds gusting to 50 km/h resulting in local blowing snow.

During cold weather and times of heavy snowfall, residents are encouraged to check in with vulnerable friends, neighbours and family to ensure they are not experiencing any difficulties related to the weather. Populations at greater risk include: infants...

Snow Sculptures at a previous year's SnowDay event

2022 Snow Sculpture Competition Call to Artists

Posted on Monday, December 06, 2021 10:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to announce the release of the 2022 Snow Sculpture Competition Call to Artists. The City’s Recreation & Culture Division will host the tenth annual Snow Sculpture Competition at the Waterfront on Family Day weekend in February. 

SnowDay embraces winter with fun outdoor programming designed to get people outside and enjoying the season. The event's main attraction is the snow sculpture creations. Professional artists, professional artist-led teams, organizations...