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Human Trafficking Session to Create Community Awareness

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 12:17 PM

TheThunder Bay Coalition to End Human TraffickingandCommunity Safety & Well-Being Thunder Baywill host a free Human Trafficking Information Session for parents and caregivers today, Feb. 22, to mark the annual National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

The session, which takes place from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at the Kinsmen Centre, 609 James St. N., includes information about what human trafficking is, risks and red flags, and how to talk to young people about this issue. Information from...

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Celebrate Family Day at SnowDay on the Waterfront

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023 10:03 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce SnowDay on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation, this Family Day – Monday, Feb. 20. SnowDay on the Waterfront is an opportunity to spend time outdoors and enjoy various winter activities.  

The Snow Sculpture competition is set to return this year, weather dependant, with six teams taking part. This year’s theme is local landmarks and landscapes. Everyone is invited to come out and see the artistic creations and to cast their vote...

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Future Housing and Land Needs Study now available for comment

Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 10:53 AM

The City of Thunder Bay, along with consultants HTFC Planning and Design want to get the public’s input on how the future of housing could look in the city.

As part of the province’s Streamline Development Approvals Fund, the City is undertaking the Thunder Bay Housing Land Needs Study and Strategy. It will look at how land within the urban areas of the city can best be used for new housing development.

The study will examine where new housing could be built within the urban area, and develop a...

Image with text: Landfill & Recycling Depots closed Monday, Feb. 20 for Family Day

Landfill closed on Family Day

Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 03:25 PM

As a result of the upcoming Family Day public holiday, the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility (the Landfill) as well as the Front Street and Mountdale Avenue recycling depots will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20.

There are no curbside collection date changes.

Regular hours resume on Feb. 21.

For more information,

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 Contact:       Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services, 625-3851

PRO Kids celebrates 25 years with a flag raising ceremony

PRO Kids Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Children and Youth

Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 01:00 PM

PRO Kids is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2023. In its 25 years, the registered charity has helped 27,481 children and youth access recreational programs when their families could not afford the fees. These activities provide extensive benefits to growing children and youth in our community. Through sport, art and cultural programing they learn life skills, participate in healthy activity and make friends and memories.

“It’s hard to summarize just how significant PRO Kids is and how appreciative...