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Residents Reminded to Not Place Waste on Snowbanks

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2019 03:30 AM

The City would like to remind residents not to place waste and recycling bags or cans on snowbanks during collection days.

“Waste on snowbanks poses a danger to both residents and waste collection crews,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “Crews are not permitted to climb snowbanks to retrieve items.” 

Place waste and recycling bags or cans at ground level, at the end of your driveway, approximately a metre from the road, where they will be visible to the collection...

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CEDI Workshops Further Community Economic Development

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2019 04:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay, Fort William First Nation, FWFN Economic Development, and the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC), have successfully completed workshops over the three year First Nation - Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI) to develop joint community economic development plans and strategies.

“This is a major milestone towards strengthening our relationship and the regional economy,” said Eric Zakrewski, CEO - CEDC. “These strategies will assist...

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Thunder Bay Entrepreneur Centre Recognizes Sweet Cherry Spa for Celebrating Five Years of Success

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:30 AM

Sweet Cherry Spa held its five year anniversary Wednesday evening in Victoriaville Center. Scotia Kauppi, owner, started her business offering Smart, Safe & Sweet spa services in a small esthetics room within a hair salon in Westfort.

Coming from teaching esthetics and makeup artistry at Everest College, starting small and building up her place in the community was her next step. Sweet Cherry received a place in the Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre (EC) Starter Company program,...

Local Delegation Fights for Bombardier at Meetings in Toronto

Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 05:45 AM

A delegation of business, government and labour representatives from Thunder Bay have just returned from Toronto following meetings with senior Provincial and City of Toronto representatives focused on discussing the many mutual benefits associated with Thunder Bay’s long-standing and important transportation relationship with Toronto.

The delegation also outlined the transportation linkages between the two cities and the need to address domestic content requirements.

“Our plant in Thunder Bay is the...

Bryan Bishop & Shane Davies Leap Off the Tower

Brave Participants Take the Conquer the Tower Plunge

Posted on Friday, November 08, 2019 10:15 AM

Conquer the Tower returned yesterday to the Canada Games Complex. Eighteen brave participants worked hard to raise funds in support of PRO Kids and the Thunder Bay Diving Club. The more money they raised, the higher the diving platform they jumped from.

“We are so proud of our participants,” said Laura Daniele, PRO Kids Coordinator. “Taking the plunge off one of the towers is no small feat, and they are facing their fears in order to raise money to help others.”

Participants were nominated by a co-worker...