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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...

Eric Zakrewski Named New CEO of CEDC

CEDC Board of Directors Welcomes Eric Zakrewski as CEO

Posted on Thursday, November 07, 2019 10:00 AM

The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Zakrewski as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CEDC, effective November 18, 2019. Mr. Murray will stay on to assist Eric in a successful integration into the department.

"I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the Board of Directors and staff to welcome Eric, and look forward to working together for the benefit of Thunder Bay's economic development," said Craig...

Solid Waste & Recycling Facility Closed for Remembrance Day

Posted on Thursday, November 07, 2019 09:45 AM

The City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, for the Remembrance Day statutory holiday. The site will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

The Mountdale Avenue & Walsh Street Recycling Depot, and the Front Street Recycling Depot, will also be closed on Remembrance Day and will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

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Contact:       Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services, 625-3851

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2019 Mayor’s Community Safety Awards Presented

Posted on Tuesday, November 05, 2019 05:00 AM

Two individuals and four community projects were recognized last night during the Ninth Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards ceremony for their work to make Thunder Bay a safer community.

“It is an honour to stand with these outstanding individuals tonight who work tirelessly, day in and day out, to make Thunder Bay safer and more inclusive for everyone,” said Mayor Bill Mauro. “I offer my sincere congratulations to each award recipient and look forward to following along as they continue to make...