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Cannabis Retail Store: Public Notice Period Until Dec. 12, 2019, for 1082 Memorial Ave

Posted on Monday, December 02, 2019 04:00 AM

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has opened a 15-day Public Notice Period for a cannabis store to be located at 1082 Memorial Avenue that has applied to the AGCO for a local license to operate the store.

Store location: TOKYO SMOKE, 1082 MEMORIAL AVE, THUNDER BAY, ON P7B4A3

The municipality and Thunder Bay residents can comment on this proposed location and the AGCO will consider comments that relate to:

  • protecting public health and safety
  • protecting youth and restricting their...

Skating at Prince Arthur's Landing

Prince Arthur’s Landing Skating Rink Open for the Season

Posted on Monday, December 02, 2019 03:15 AM

The waterfront skating rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing is now officially open for the season. Residents and visitors of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come to the waterfront to enjoy the rink and the many other winter activities and amenities available this season. 

“The skating rink is now open for all to enjoy,” said Carlee Hakenson, Events & Waterfront Services Developer. “I encourage the community to come down to Prince Arthur’s Landing with their families and friends for fun-filled...

Residents Reminded to Not Place Waste on Snowbanks

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2019 03:30 AM

The City would like to remind residents not to place waste and recycling bags or cans on snowbanks during collection days.

“Waste on snowbanks poses a danger to both residents and waste collection crews,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “Crews are not permitted to climb snowbanks to retrieve items.” 

Place waste and recycling bags or cans at ground level, at the end of your driveway, approximately a metre from the road, where they will be visible to the collection...

CEDI Workshop

CEDI Workshops Further Community Economic Development

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2019 04:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay, Fort William First Nation, FWFN Economic Development, and the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC), have successfully completed workshops over the three year First Nation - Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI) to develop joint community economic development plans and strategies.

“This is a major milestone towards strengthening our relationship and the regional economy,” said Eric Zakrewski, CEO - CEDC. “These strategies will assist...

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Thunder Bay Entrepreneur Centre Recognizes Sweet Cherry Spa for Celebrating Five Years of Success

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:30 AM

Sweet Cherry Spa held its five year anniversary Wednesday evening in Victoriaville Center. Scotia Kauppi, owner, started her business offering Smart, Safe & Sweet spa services in a small esthetics room within a hair salon in Westfort.

Coming from teaching esthetics and makeup artistry at Everest College, starting small and building up her place in the community was her next step. Sweet Cherry received a place in the Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre (EC) Starter Company program,...