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Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, Consent to Sever, and Plan of Condominium at 179 Frederica St East

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 04:21 PM

The Planning Services Division would like your comments on an application that is currently under review for a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, Consent to Sever, and Plan of Condominium at 179 Frederica Street East.

Submit written comments, by emailing, no later than February 17th, 2023. Please quote the file number, Z-10-2022, in your submission. Copies of all correspondence will eventually be forwarded to City Council and to the applicant. Your comments will be considered...

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Call for Nominations – 2023 respect. Awards

Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 12:46 PM

Nominations are now open for the City of Thunder Bay’s 11th annual respect. Awards. The respect. Awards, created by the Respect Initiative Working Group and sponsored by Diversity Thunder Bay, recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations that have demonstrated leadership in enhancing diversity, inclusion, equity and respect for others.

Two respect. Awards will be granted this year: one for an individual and one for an organization or business.

“The respect. Awards offer an opportunity...

Surplus Lands - Easement at 2399 Sleeping Giant Parkway

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 09:19 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, December 19, 2022, declared the easement interests surplus to the City's requirements:

The City transfer an easement interest over a portion of City-owned parkland municipally known as 2399 Sleeping Giant Parkway, containing a site area of 0.15 ha (0.38 ac), for utility purposes;

Please note all site areas referred to herein are approximate. For further information regarding the lands,...

Extra Item of Garbage Allowed After New Year’s Day 2023

Posted on Friday, December 30, 2022 03:03 PM

Due to the increase of waste during the holiday season, the City will allow households a third item of garbage at the curb, without a tag, on the first collection date after New Year’s Day.

Wrapping paper cannot be recycled because of its high ink content and must be thrown away. Wherever possible, residents are reminded to reduce household waste by using the six R’s:

  • Rethink:Think about waste before you buy. Avoid ‘disposable’ products.
  • Refuse: Say no to plastic bags in stores – bring your own...

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Christmas Tree Drop-Off Sites Open Boxing Day 2022

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 04:09 PM

Each year, the City of Thunder Bay offers a Christmas tree chipping program from Boxing Day to January 12.

Fresh-cut Christmas trees can be dropped off at several locations across the city, where they will be collected, chipped and added to the compost pile at the City's landfill. In the spring, when the compost is mature, it is provided to residents free of charge to enrich flower gardens and lawns.

“A major benefit of a natural Christmas tree is that it’s easy to recycle,” said Jason Sherband,...