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Artist sculpting snow

City of Thunder Bay accepting submissions for SnowDay sculptures

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 03:37 PM

As part of the 2024 SnowDay on the Waterfront, taking place on Family Day, Feb. 19, the City of Thunder Bay’s Recreation and Culture Division announced today its annual Call to Artists for Snow Sculpture submissions.

“New elements and enhancements are in store for this year’s event, including extended hours in the evening to highlight exciting light effects planned as part of an overall immersive public art installation,” said Louisa Costanzo, Supervisor, Cultural Development, Community...

Have Your Say on Roads and Active Transportation Levels of Service

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 03:26 PM

If you walk, bike, wheel or drive, the City of Thunder Bay wants your feedback to help shape the Asset Management Plan.

Three short surveys have been released looking for input on Roads, Street Lighting and Traffic Signals, Bridges and Culverts, as well as Active Transportation (bike lanes, sidewalks and multi-use trails).

“Knowing how often people are using our roads and active transportation infrastructure, how they are using it and if they feel safe while doing so helps us better plan for the...

The fireplace at the skating rink at Prince Arthur's Landing.

Prince Arthur's Landing skating rink to open December 2

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 02:48 PM

Skating season is here, and the rink at Prince Arthur's Landing will officially open for the season tomorrow, Saturday, December 2.

The rink will be supervised, and the Water Garden Pavilion Lodge open Monday through Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 pm.

The Water Garden Pavilion Lodge features a space to change footwear and skates, indoor washrooms, lockers and benches. Skating aids will be available for public use, free of charge and on a first come,...

Surplus Lands - Lane abutting Lot 5, and a Portion of Lots 6 and 25, Block 15, Registered Plan 8

Posted on Friday, November 24, 2023 02:54 PM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, October 16, 2023, declared the following land interest surplus to the City's requirements:

(C225) – The City’s interest in a portion of the lane described as Lane abutting Lot 5, and a Portion of Lots 6 and 25, Block 15, Registered Plan 8, containing a site area of 52 square metres (560 square feet), once closed, be sold to the abutting property owner.

Please note the site area...

City beats housing target, applies for $46 million in federal funds

Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023 02:43 PM

The City of Thunder Bay has surpassed its provincially assigned housing target for 2023. One of only nine Ontario municipalities to achieve this goal, the City expects to receive funding from the provincial Building Faster fund.

Based on Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) data as of October 26, construction had occurred on 167 units, 104% of the assigned target of 161. Additionally, the city has issued 290 permits for residential units this year, nearly doubling the five-year average...