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Residents Invited to Share Input on 2022 City Budget Direction

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 05:45 AM

As the City of Thunder Bay prepares for its 2022 budget year ahead, City Council is looking for citizen input to help inform their decision making.

“Each time you use a City service, whether it be garbage collection, having your street plowed or enjoying a new recreation trail, those services are made possible by funding provided in the City budget,” said Councillor Mark Bentz, Chair of Administrative Services. “The budget determines what your tax dollars will, and will not fund; your...

City Invites Input into Development of New Digital Strategy

Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 05:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is developing a Digital Strategy to transform service delivery and City processes in the face of an ever-evolving digital environment. While extensive internal consultation is taking place, the public is invited to get involved in the Strategies’ development and share their views on what they would like to see for the future.

“We live in a very technology-driven world,” said City Manager Norm Gale. “This has become even more evident through the COVID-19 pandemic....

One Extra Item of Garbage Allowed Next Week

Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 05:00 AM

The City will allow residents to put out a third item of garbage with no tag on the first collection date after the Victoria Day holiday. 

Residents are reminded to make efforts to reduce waste as it saves energy, time, money and valuable natural resources. 

To learn more, or to see your waste collection schedule, visit our Waste page.

For more information, contact the Infrastructure & Operations Dispatch at 625-2195.

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Contact: Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling...

Free Compost Now Available to Residents

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 09:45 AM

Weather permitting, compost is now available to all residents at no charge at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility while quantities last.

Access to the compost pick-up area is on John Street Rd, between Mapleward Rd and Gratton Rd. Hours are Monday to Friday from 8 am – 5:30 pm, and Saturday from 8 am – 3:30 pm.

A maximum of three vehicles are permitted inside the loading area at one time. Residents are also reminded to practise physical distancing in the compost area and not to visit the site if...

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Scheduled for May 18 -28

Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 07:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s spring curbside collection of organic leaf and yard waste will take place from May 18 – 28, 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. Each filled bag must weigh less than 18 kg (40 lbs.). 

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