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Proposed 2019 City Budget Released

Posted on Thursday, January 03, 2019 04:15 AM

The proposed 2019 Municipal Budget forms the starting point for City Council’s detailed review and provides an increase in the municipal tax levy after growth of $5.6 million or 2.95%. 

“The demand for services continues to rise in our City, especially in the areas of emergency services and public safety,” said Norm Gale, City Manager. “This budget addresses this without substantial cuts or decreases to services.”

“Additional funding for emergency services and our Long Term Care facility assisted...

Training with a Pro: the Football Edition

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2018 11:15 AM

Training with a Pro: The Football Edition returns on Saturday, Dec. 22, to the Goal Sports Centre. The program offers a dry-land training clinic, where youth between the ages of 5 and 13 are given the opportunity to train with a local professional football player, all in support of PRO Kids.

Thunder Bay’s Nigel Romick of the Ottawa Redblacks and winner of the 2016 Grey Cup is returning as the special guest this year.

Assisted by St. Patrick’s High school Football Coaches, Nigel will lead a two-hour...

Nominations Now Open for 9th Annual Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2018 09:30 AM

The achievements and contributions of local artists and historians, cultural professionals, organizations and supporters will be celebrated at the 9th Annual Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards, on April 5, 2019, at Magnus Theatre. The 2019 awards show is sponsored by CBC Thunder Bay and Magnus Theatre.

Nominations are now open in a wide range of categories from music, film and heritage to cultural sponsor and lifetime achievement. In total, there are 16 nomination categories. The awards nomination...

Notice of Surplus Lands

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2018 08:30 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, December 17, 2018, declared surplus to the City's requirements pursuant to the City’s policies, the following property:

AND THAT the City grant an easement interest over Part of Block 5, Registered Plan W-42 Neebing, municipally known as 408 Montreal Street (A94), for utility purposes;

AND THAT the City's interest in the vacant property, being Part of Lot 1, Block 15, Registered...

Christmas Tree Drop Off

Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites Open Boxing Day

Posted on Thursday, December 20, 2018 06:45 AM

The City will once again recycle natural trees this holiday season, grinding the trees into wood chips to be added to the compost pile at the City’s Solid Waste & Recycling Facility. Compost is given away each spring to beautify residents' lawns and flower gardens.

“One of the good things about getting a natural Christmas tree is it’s recyclable,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “The City’s nine tree drop-off sites open on Boxing Day.”

North drop-off locations: