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Crime Prevention Council Raises Alarm on Home Takeovers

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 07:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Crime Prevention Council is raising the alarm in the community about home takeovers, which involves unwanted guests taking over the place of a homeowner or tenant for shelter or to conduct illegal activities.

“If a person is feeling unsafe physically, financially or psychologically in their own home because of the presence of people who will not leave, then they need to recognize they are not to blame and to get help,” said Lee-Ann Chevrette, Coordinator – Thunder Bay Crime...

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2019 Mayor’s Community Safety Award Nominations Open

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 07:00 AM

The Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council is calling for nominations for the Ninth Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards, which recognize Thunder Bay residents and groups who are working to make our city safer.

Nominations officially open today, and the deadline for submissions is Oct. 4 at 4:30 pm.

The awards will be presented during a special ceremony that will take place during the Nov. 4 meeting of Thunder Bay City Council.

“I’m proud to open the nomination period for the 2019 Mayor‘s Community...

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Start of Fort William Garden’s Ice Season Delayed

Posted on Thursday, September 12, 2019 01:00 PM

The Fort William Gardens start to this year’s ice season will be delayed as a result of problems with the arena’s refrigeration system which is used to freeze and maintain the rink surface. Originally slated to open on Sept. 20, the Fort William Gardens is now expected to be operational beginning Sept. 27.

“The refrigeration system has been undergoing required capital renewal work this summer,” said Kelly Robertson, General Manager – Community Services. “This is a complicated job that requires a specialized...


Interactive Duo Choir! Choir! Choir! to Perform at Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 08:45 AM

Choir! Choir! Choir! (CCC) bring their interactive show to the stage tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Live on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation.

CCC, founded in 2011, combines comedy, singing and community building into their performance. The duo of Daveed Goldman and Nabu Adilman attracted media attention in 2016 after their performance of Space Oddity, a tribute to David Bowie, went viral on the internet. Since then, they are busy playing multiple shows in some of North...

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Thunder Bay CEDC Launches New Tool for Health Recruitment

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 07:30 AM

A new platform specifically for the recruitment of physicians and medical professionals was launched today by Thunder Bay CEDC. An extension of its existing attraction tool, Go To Thunder Bay, the new health recruitment platform – WWW.GOTOTHUNDERBAY.CA/HEALTH – will be used to target professionals needed to fill some of the city’s most in-demand jobs, including personal support workers (PSWs), nurses, pharmacists, technicians and technologists, as well as family physicians and specialists.