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Public Comment Invited on Chippewa Park Breakwater Removal Plan

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 11:45 AM

A draft plan for removing the nearly 70-year-old wooden dock and breakwater on the east side of Chippewa Park beach, as well as erosion protection for the adjoining shoreline and maintaining fish habitat is now available for public review.

The plan has been prepared on behalf of the City of Thunder Bay and The Friends of Chippewa Park by JML Engineering, and was funded by the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Parks and Conservation.

In addition to the process for the removal of the dock and stone, the...

Week of Canada Day Waste Collection Date Changes

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 05:45 AM

The upcoming Canada Day holiday will result in changes to waste and recycling collection in Area 1 and Area 2. 

There is no collection on Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1. Garbage and recycling collection moves back one day earlier during the week of June 29th for residents in Area 1 and Area 2. Collection in Area 3 and Area 4 remains unchanged. 

To see which zone you reside in or if your collection day has changed, check your new 2020/2021 waste collection calendar that was delivered to...

City Expanding Recycling Program Effective July 1

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:00 AM

Effective July 1, the City of Thunder Bay will expand its recycling program to allow residents to recycle all #1 and #2 plastic containers. 

The recycling program expansion will allow residents to recycle additional plastic items such as clamshell containers often used for salads, vegetables, berries, or pastries. Prior to the expansion, residents were only allowed to recycle #1 and #2 plastic bottles.

“We are very pleased to be able to expand our municipal recycling program to now include all...

Emily Lauzon, Workforce Development Officer, CEDC

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Continues to Fill Local Healthcare Needs

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 05:45 AM

The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) continues to move forward with the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) program despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is continuing remotely with great success. This past week Emily Lauzon, Workforce Development Officer with CEDC, announced that 12 healthcare workers including Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Personal Support Workers have received community recommendations through the RNIP program. All...

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Virtual Canada Day Programming Set to Engage Residents

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2020 08:15 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Canada Day event, presented by Ontario Power Generation, will look different this year, but there's no shortage of activities that people can enjoy safely from their homes.

With restrictions still in place due to COVID-19, the Canada Day Celebration will be virtual this year with a three-day program with 50th Anniversary flare. It will include a science show, art projects, trivia, cooking demonstrations, concerts and more. Programming will run from June 29 – July 1,...