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Curbside Leaf & Yard Waste Collection Starts Tomorrow

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018 08:30 AM

Curbside collection of organic leaf and yard waste collection will take place from Oct. 30 - Nov. 9, on regular recycling days.

Leaf and yard waste should be placed at the curb with recyclables on the regular recycling day, as indicated on the waste collection calendar with a leaf symbol.

Only Kraft (paper) bags of leaf and yard waste will be accepted. There is no bag limit, but bags must not weigh more than 40 lbs. (18 kg).

Sticks and branches will also be collected, and must be bundled with rope or...

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Clerk’s Office Releases Official 2018 Municipal Election Results

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018 07:15 AM

As declared by John Hannam, City Clerk, under the Municipal Elections Act 1996, the Official Results of the 2018 Municipal Election and District School Board Elections have been released.

Voters selected representatives to Thunder Bay City Council and the School Board that they support. Electors chose the Mayor, Ward Councillors and Councillors At Large, to make up the 13-member City Council.

“I am pleased to provide the Official Results for the newly elected City Council and School Boards for the...

Entrepreneurship Celebrated During BDC Small Business Week

Posted on Friday, October 12, 2018 11:15 AM

BDC Small Business Week will be Oct. 14 through Oct. 20, as declared by Mayor Hobbs this morning.

BDC Small Business Week has been celebrating entrepreneurship since 1979. Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), along with partners Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC)/Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre (EC), PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise, Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre, Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, Thunder Bay Ventures, SHIFT Thunder Bay’s Young...

Canada Games Flag Raising by Mayor and Members of the National Development Cross-Country Ski Team

Flag Raising Ceremony Kicks Off Canada Games Torch Relay

Posted on Thursday, October 04, 2018 10:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay joined other former Canada Games hosts across the nation in raising the Canada Games Flag at City Hall today. The simultaneous flag-raising also coincided with the lighting of the first ever Canada Games Torch at Parliament Hill in Ottawa. The torch will be making its way across Canada and will land in Red Deer, Alberta in February to signify the start of the 2019 Canada Winter Games being held in that city.

“The 1981 Jeux Canada Games was one of the most significant events...

McIntyre Floodway Pedestrian/Cyclist Bridge Open House and BBQ

Posted on Friday, September 28, 2018 12:15 PM

***DATE CHANGE - The Open House will now be held on Thursday, Oct. 4.

The City of Thunder Bay is hosting a Public Open House about the new proposed pedestrian and cyclist bridge over the McIntyre Floodway. The Open House will feature information about the project, concept plans, and an opportunity for the community to provide feedback on the project.

“This proposed bridge crossing the McIntyre Floodway is a key part of a longer-term project to develop a north-south walking and cyclist route,” said...