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Waste and Recycling Collection Changes During the Holidays

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 08:45 AM

Garbage and recycling collection dates for all residents and businesses will change for the weeks of Dec. 22 and Dec. 29, as there is no collection on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019 or Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.



New Dates Over the Holidays:

Area 1 – BLUE Cards


Monday, Dec. 23

Monday, Dec. 30

Area 2 – ORANGE Cards


Tuesday, Dec. 24

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Area 3 – GREEN Cards


Friday, Dec. 27

Area 4 – PINK Cards


Saturday, Dec. 28


Garbage and recycling must be put out for collection...

Notice of Surplus Property

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 09:30 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, 25, 2019, declared the following land and easement interests surplus to the City's requirements:

(D68) The City grant an easement over a portion of 223 Red River Road, containing an area of approximately 82.53 m2 (888.33 ft2), for utility purposes

(E89)  A portion of the City’s lane located behind Dewe Avenue containing a site area of 70.28 m2 (756.46 ft2).  The City proposes to...

Resident Putting Out Garbage and Recycling

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...