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Thunder Bay District COVID-19 Business Impact Survey

Posted on Tuesday, June 02, 2020 07:30 AM

Local COVID-19 business survey shows 91% experienced a decrease in sales; new and repeat business participation sought for second round

The partnership launched in April to survey the effects of COVID-19 on businesses in the Thunder Bay district has released the results of its first round of the survey, collected at the end of April. The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, North Superior Workforce Planning Board, Thunder Bay CEDC and Northern Policy Institute agreed to collaborate on the six-month project...

Thunder Bay CEDC and Tourism Thunder Bay encourage city residents to #TBaycation this summer

Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 09:15 AM

During these unprecedented times, residents of Thunder Bay are seeking excitement, fun and adventure while staying close to home. In the spirit of ‘staycationing’ – vacationing in one’s home country or region rather than abroad – Thunder Bay CEDC and Tourism Thunder Bay officially launch their Summer #TBaycation Contest, backed by over $19,000 worth in prizes.

“We have an amazing tourism sector and it has been among the hardest hit by the Covid Pandemic.” Says Paul Pepe, Manger, Tourism Thunder Bay,...

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COVID-19: Golf and Tennis Set to Open

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 01:00 PM

Following Tuesday’s Provincial announcement that permits the opening of outdoor sports facilities, some City-run facilities will be opening to the public in the coming days.

City-run Golf Courses Open May 22

Chapples Golf Course and Strathcona Golf Course will be open beginning tomorrow, Friday, May 22. Prior to attending, players are being asked to read the new golf course rules and regulations posted at Tee times can be booked online, or beginning Friday, May 22, by calling...


One Extra Item of Garbage Allowed Next Week

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 07:45 AM

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

Residents are reminded to still try and reduce waste. Reducing waste saves energy, time, money and valuable natural resources. By making small changes to reduce waste in our everyday lives, it can make a powerful difference.

To learn more, or to see your waste collection schedule, visit:

For more information, contact the Infrastructure...


Leaf & Yard Waste Collection Takes Place Between May 19-29

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:45 PM

The City of Thunder Bay’s spring curbside collection of organic leaf and yard waste will take place from May 19 – 29, on resident’s regular recycling days.

Homeowners must use Kraft (paper bags) for leaf and yard waste. Kraft bags are available at most hardware and grocery stores. Regular bag weight limits of 18 kg/40 lbs or less apply.

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 (24 inches)...