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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...

Dease Park

Residents’ Input Sought on Future Uses of the Dease Pool Site & Park Area

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 09:30 AM

The City is inviting residents to share feedback on a draft recreational opportunities concept plan for the Dease Pool and Park area. Residents can have their say through an online survey or during two open house drop-in sessions.

“We have developed a draft plan based on feedback from the community, neighbourhood demographics, park infrastructure gaps in the area, and programming delivered to date,” said Kelly Robertson, General Manager – Community Services. “The proposed design is a good mix of active...

Small Business Week Committee

Mayor Proclaims October 20 - 26, 2019, as BDC Small Business Week

Posted on Friday, October 18, 2019 11:45 AM

For 75 years, BDC has been working alongside Canadian entrepreneurs to help them build and grow their businesses. This year, for BDC Small Business Week, they are shinning the spotlight on the changing face of entrepreneurship in Canada and the trailblazers behind the business.

At an event on Friday, Oct. 18, held at City Hall, the Mayor officially proclaimed Oct. 20 – 26 as BDC Small Business WeekTM. 

“With the national theme, ‘Canada: a nation of entrepreneurs. Showcasing the people behind...

Thunder Bay Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad

Posted on Friday, October 11, 2019 12:30 PM

 $40,000 Digital Main Street Grant will help main street businesses improve online presence.

The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) today announced a $40,000 grant they received from Digital Main Street (DMS) is being used to fund a Digital Service Squad to help main street small businesses improve their online capabilities. The CEDC in partnership with the Waterfront District BIA will manage the program on behalf of the two participating Business Improvement Areas...