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Share Your Views on City’s 2018 Pop-Up Patio Pilot Project

Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2018 04:45 AM

The City is asking residents to share their views in an online survey regarding the 2018 Pop-Up Patio Pilot, a project that allowed local businesses to build temporary, seasonal patios and seating areas using sidewalks and on-street parking spaces.

This pilot was requested by businesses within the Business Improvement Areas (BIA) and Business Association (BA) areas who believed the establishment of pop-up patios would contribute to the attractiveness and vibrancy of the areas, attracting additional...


2018 Mayor’s Community Safety Awards Presented

Posted on Monday, November 05, 2018 02:15 PM

Three individuals and four community projects were recognized this evening during the Eighth Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards ceremony for their work to make Thunder Bay a safer community.

“I wish to offer my sincerest congratulations and thanks to each of this year’s recipients,” said Mayor Keith Hobbs. “They are setting an example through their outstanding efforts to improve our community. Since these awards began in 2011, 45 deserving individuals and projects have been recognized for their...

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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...