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Extra Item of Garbage Allowed After New Year’s Day

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 05:30 AM

Due to the increase of waste during the holiday season, the City will allow residents to put out a third item garbage with no tag on the first collection date after New Year’s Day.

Check your waste collection calendar or visit: 

Residents are reminded that wrapping paper cannot be recycled because of its high ink content and must be thrown away in the garbage.

Residents are reminded to still try and reduce waste by using the six R’s:

  • Rethink: Think about waste before you buy....

Winter Fun Day

City of Thunder Bay Announces Winter FunDays Activities

Posted on Monday, December 16, 2019 09:15 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce the activity line-up for Winter FunDays presented by 99.9 The Bay and Country 105. Winter FunDays start Sunday, December 22, at Prince Arthur’s Landing and run every Sunday until March 8, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm unless specified otherwise. 

Winter FunDays activities include:

  • December 22 – Ice Bubbles and Outdoor Games
  • December 29 – Skating Party with the Thunder Bay Skating Academy
  • January 5 – Campfire and Story Telling with Parks Canada
  • January 12 –...

2018 Citizen of Exceptional Achievement Award Winners

Nominate a Deserving Volunteer in Our Community

Posted on Friday, December 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Nominations are now open for the Citizens of Exceptional Achievement Awards presented by the City of Thunder Bay. The Awards recognize individuals, organizations and groups who volunteer their time to improve and enrich our community, as well as those whose achievements are provincial, national and international.

“As a community, we increasingly rely on volunteers and it is important that we collectively value and recognize their contributions,” said Loretta Turpin, Chair of the Official Recognition...

Cannabis Retail Store: Public Notice Period Closed for 1082 Memorial Ave

Posted on Friday, December 13, 2019 06:00 AM

The Public Notice Period has ended for municipal and public response to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) on the proposed cannabis retail store (TOKYO SMOKE: 1082 Memorial Avenue). 

The City of Thunder Bay has provided a response to the AGCO based on the Council approved Siting of Cannabis Retail Stores Corporate Policy.

The AGCO will provide the applicant (TOKYO SMOKE) with copies of any submissions received within the required Public Notice time period. They will then have five...

50th Logo

Lieutenant Governor to host New Year’s Levee in Thunder Bay

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 06:15 AM

Mayor Bill Mauro is pleased to announce that the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario’s New Year’s Levee will take place in Thunder Bay. The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell will host the Levee on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at the O’Kelly, VC Armoury, 317 Park Ave.

Mayor Mauro and the Lieutenant Governor welcome the community to come out at 10:30 am and celebrate 50 years since the amalgamation of the cities of Fort William and Port Arthur to create one city – Thunder Bay.

The community celebration will include...