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Have Your Say on Dedicated Pickleball Courts

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 11:04 AM

Citizens of Thunder Bay are encouraged to provide their input on existing and possible future pickleball facilities in the City. An online survey has been released today, and will be available until 11:55 pm on Nov. 13.

The survey will help the City gauge public interest in possible private reservations of public outdoor pickleball courts, compare prospective use of outdoor courts by the general public versus potential members-only use through reservations, and assess prospective demand for...

Leaf and Yard Waste collection to begin next week

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023 02:00 PM

Fall curbside collection of organic leaf and yard waste will begin next week. Collection will take place between October 24 and November 3, on your regular recycling days.

Leaf and yard waste set out for curbside pickup must be placed in kraft paper yard waste bags with each bag weighing less than 18 kg/40 lbs once filled. Bundled branches may also be left at the curb for collection; bundles must be less than one metre (39 inches) long, no more than 61 cm or (24 inches) in diameter and be tied...

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Adverse Childhood Experiences to get spotlight at Forum

Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023 09:24 AM

Discussions about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) will be front and center at an event hosted by Community Safety & Well-Being Thunder Bay, in partnership with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit.

The 2nd Annual Community Safety & Well-Being Forum will take place today, with service providers and organizations gathering to discuss safety and well-being issues, including prevention, mitigation, and building resilience to ACEs.

The goal of the forum is to make Thunder Bay a safer, healthier,...

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Canada Games Complex to re-open October 18

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 10:29 AM

The Canada Games Complex will re-open to the public on October 18, after a four-and-a-half-month closure for renovations and upgrades.

The Complex was closed in early June, so work to improve energy efficiency and accessibility could be undertaken. The accessibility work done during the closure includes upgrades to changerooms, upgraded showers, the addition of a universal barrier-free changeroom and new accessible washrooms.

The facility had a new boiler system installed, and heating and cooling...

Residents Invited to Public Works Open House

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 03:37 PM

Residents are invited to a free open house that will highlight the important work that our public works professionals do every day to keep the city running.

The public works open house will take place on Saturday, September 23, from 11 am – 2 pm at the Mountdale Public Works Yard, 410 Mountdale Ave. The open house will feature:

  • Vehicle displays of a garbage truck, snowplow, tree truck, excavator, front-end loader, fire truck, the Python 5000, and more!
  • Music, snacks and kids’ activities including...