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Jane’s Walk Festival Celebrates Safe, Inclusive Neighbourhoods

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2019 06:45 AM

Thunder Bay residents will take to the streets this weekend to participate in Thunder Bay’s 9th Annual Jane’s Walk Festival. Local volunteers will be leading eight free neighbourhood walks that will inspire citizens to get to better know our city and each other. Walks are held across the world during this weekend in celebration of urban thinker, Jane Jacobs’s birthday (May 4).

“Jane’s Walk is about building strong neighbourhoods, connecting with neighbors and exploring a more holistic approach to...

Greg Chomut, Alexis Angeconeb, Shawn Spenratch, Rachel Beardy, Patricia Mader

Youth Arts Week Activities Announced

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2019 10:15 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to host a Youth Arts Showcase, presented by Ontario Power Generation, in celebration of National Youth Arts Week, which occurs together with National Youth Week May 1 - 7 every year. Along with Youth Week Activities at the Kinsmen Youth Centre, the City will present a Youth Art Show and Youth Music Showcase featuring some of Thunder Bay’s most talented youth.

The Youth Art Show will take place Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5, at the Kinsmen Youth Centre. ...

Youth Week Announcement

City Celebrates National Youth Week May 1 – 7

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2019 08:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay kicks off National Youth Week with an official proclamation at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School today. Youth Week takes place annually from May 1 -7 and celebrates the positive contributions that youth make to their communities, their achievements, and their volunteerism.

The launch event will highlight youth programming and opportunities taking place throughout the week, the importance of mental health, and celebrate the City’s partnership with Wake the Giant. The week...


Citizen Satisfaction Survey Now Available Online for Residents

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 06:30 AM

For those residents who were not contacted by telephone for the 2019 Citizen Satisfaction Survey, they now have an opportunity to share their views online until April 30.

The City of Thunder Bay commissioned Ipsos, a professional public opinion research company, to conduct the 2019 survey by telephone to a random selection of 500 residents for a two week period, April 2 - 16.

Conducted every two years, the scientifically valid survey gauges how satisfied residents are with city services, quality of...


Early Spring Increases Traffic at Solid Waste & Recycling Facility

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:45 AM

The City’s landfill is experiencing larger visitor volumes than normal and is asking residents to be patient during this time. Traffic increases significantly in the spring, and the early arrival of warm weather has many residents cleaning up ahead of schedule.

Customers can assist in the process by organizing their load at home. This will help visitors get in and out of the site quickly. The load should be organized for easy removal at the various proper laydown areas. 

Kiosk staff at the public...