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Free Compost Available to Residents Beginning Tomorrow

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 06:30 AM

Weather permitting, free compost is available tomorrow to all residents at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility while quantities last.

Access to the compost pick-up area is located east of the old landfill entrance on John Street Road. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 5 pm, and Saturday from 9 am - 4 pm.

“We’re happy to again offer free compost to all residents,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “Leaf and yard waste that’s picked up during...

Quest Tech & Gaming event

City Announces First-Ever Tech and Gaming Event

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019 06:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is inviting everyone to ‘Quest: Thunder Bay's First Annual Tech & Gaming Event’, presented by Ontario Power Generation.

The free, family-friendly event takes place on May 31 from 6 – 10 pm, and June 1 from 10 am – 7 pm at the Fort William Gardens, and offers eSports tournaments, tech and gaming activities, entertainment, and concessions.

“Quest represents something totally new for us,” said Leah Prentice, Manager – Community & Cultural Development. “It’s a great opportunity...

yard waste

Leaf & Yard Waste Collection Takes Place Between May 14-24

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2019 11:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s spring curbside collection of organic leaf and yard waste will take place from May 14 - 24, on resident’s regular recycling days.

Homeowners must use Kraft paper bags for leaf and yard waste. Kraft bags are available at most hardware and grocery stores. Regular bag weight limits of 18 kg/40 lbs or less apply.

Branches and brush may also be left at the curb for collection. Bundles of branches must be less than one metre (39 inches) long and no more than 61 cm or (24 inches)...

Everyone Matters Day

Everyone Matters Day Kicked-off in Thunder Bay

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2019 06:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Crime Prevention Council and respect. Initiative, in partnership with Lakehead Public Schools, kicked-off Thunder Bay’s 4th Annual Everyone Matters Day Campaign today. The global inclusiveness campaign encourages us to not judge or stereotype others, to respect humanity, and emphasizes that everyone has the right to be respected and be who they are.

“Everyone Matters Day is a reminder to our community to support and celebrate everyone’s equal right to dignity and respect,”...

Notice of Surplus Lands

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2019 10:30 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, April 15, 2019, declared the following land and easement interests surplus to the City's requirements:

The City’s interest in the lane adjacent to 629 Regina Avenue, being Part of Lane, Registered Plan 643 McIntyre, abutting Lots 167, 168 & 169, Registered Plan 643 (F88), containing an area of approximately 156.08 sq. metres or 1679.98 sq. feet, once closed, be sold to the abutting...