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Proposed 2021 City Budget Released

Posted on Tuesday, January 05, 2021 05:15 AM

The proposed 2021 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 million or 2%. The impact of COVID-19 is excluded from the levy and is proposed to be funded by Federal-Provincial Safe Restart grant funding and reserve funds.

“This is a responsible budget that has met Council direction,” said Norm Gale, City Manager. “In addition to capturing the expected impact of COVID-19, this budget...

Notice of Surplus Property

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 10:30 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, June 22, 2020, declared the following land and easement interests surplus to the City's requirements:
The City grant an easement interest over a portion of Block C, Registered Plan 863 Port Arthur (C217), municipally known as 110 Academy Drive, for utility purposes;
The City’s interest in the lane, once closed, abutting Lots 35 to 44, Registered Plan M-37 (D65), be sold to the...

Outdoor Boarded Skating Rinks Open December 24

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 09:30 AM

The City’s boarded outdoor skating rinks will open for public enjoyment on Thursday, Dec. 24.


Some of the boarded rinks require further flooding and maintenance prior to officially opening – check local signage. Skating is permitted when closed, at the user’s discretion.


Unboarded skating ponds are still being prepared, pending weather conditions. Residents are reminded that throughout the season, ice conditions change with the weather and can result in short-notice closures.


The City...

Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites Open Boxing Day

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 09:15 AM

The City will once again recycle natural trees from Dec. 26 - Jan. 12, grinding the trees into wood chips to be added to the compost pile at the City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility. Compost is given away each spring to beautify residents' lawns and flower gardens. 

“Natural Christmas trees are recyclable,” said Jason Sherband, Manager of the City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Services Section. “The City’s nine Tree Drop-off Sites open on Boxing Day. Recycling the tree has become an eco-friendly...

Landfill Holiday Hours

Solid Waste & Recycling Facility and Depots Holiday Hours

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 06:30 AM

The City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility and the Recycling Depots operating hours change during the holiday season. The holiday hours are as follows:

  • Sunday, Dec. 20 - CLOSED
  • Monday, Dec. 21 - 8am - 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, Dec. 22 - 8am - 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, Dec. 23 - 8am - 6:30pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 24 - 8am - 4:30pm
  • Friday, Dec. 25 - CLOSED
  • Saturday, Dec. 25 - CLOSED
  • Sunday, Dec. 26 - CLOSED
  • Monday, Dec. 28 - 8am - 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, Dec. 29 - 8am - 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, Dec. 30 - 8am - 6:30pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 31 - 8am -...