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Male Students Attend Training on Gender-based Violence

Posted on Tuesday, December 04, 2018 03:45 AM

Nearly 50 grade seven to 10 male students from Lakehead Public Schools throughout the city are attending the Engaging Male Students to Reduce and Prevent Gender-Based Violence workshop today aimed at preventing gender-based violence against women and girls. The training conference brings together presenters from various organizations in the city to educate the boys with the knowledge and skills they need to become kind men. Some of the topics covered at the workshop include respect, popular culture...

Notice of Surplus Lands

Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2018 07:30 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, September 24, 2018, declared surplus to the City's requirements pursuant to the City’s policies, the following property:

The City’s interest in the portion of the Lane allowance located between Queen Street and the closed portion of Hester Street and adjacent to 326 Memorial Avenue (C210) containing an area of approximately 168.25 sq m /1811.03 sq ft. to be sold to the abutting property...

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...