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PRO Kids celebrates 25 years with a flag raising ceremony

PRO Kids Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Children and Youth

Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 01:00 PM

PRO Kids is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2023. In its 25 years, the registered charity has helped 27,481 children and youth access recreational programs when their families could not afford the fees. These activities provide extensive benefits to growing children and youth in our community. Through sport, art and cultural programing they learn life skills, participate in healthy activity and make friends and memories.

“It’s hard to summarize just how significant PRO Kids is and how...

Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, Consent to Sever, and Plan of Condominium at 179 Frederica St East

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 04:21 PM

The Public is invited to participate in a Public Meeting before City Council to consider an application for a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, Consent to Sever, and Plan of Condominium at 179 Frederica Street East.

Submit written comments, by emailing, no later than April 12, 2023. Please quote the file number, Z-10-2022, in your submission. Copies of all correspondence will eventually be forwarded to City Council and to the applicant. Your comments will be considered...

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Call for Nominations – 2023 respect. Awards

Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 12:46 PM

Nominations are now open for the City of Thunder Bay’s 11th annual respect. Awards. The respect. Awards, created by the Respect Initiative Working Group and sponsored by Diversity Thunder Bay, recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations that have demonstrated leadership in enhancing diversity, inclusion, equity and respect for others.

Two respect. Awards will be granted this year: one for an individual and one for an organization or business.

“The respect. Awards offer an opportunity...

Surplus Lands - Easement at 2399 Sleeping Giant Parkway

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 09:19 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, December 19, 2022, declared the easement interests surplus to the City's requirements:

The City transfer an easement interest over a portion of City-owned parkland municipally known as 2399 Sleeping Giant Parkway, containing a site area of 0.15 ha (0.38 ac), for utility purposes;

Please note all site areas referred to herein are approximate. For further information regarding the lands,...

Extra Item of Garbage Allowed After New Year’s Day 2023

Posted on Friday, December 30, 2022 03:03 PM

Due to the increase of waste during the holiday season, the City will allow households a third item of garbage at the curb, without a tag, on the first collection date after New Year’s Day.

Wrapping paper cannot be recycled because of its high ink content and must be thrown away. Wherever possible, residents are reminded to reduce household waste by using the six R’s:

  • Rethink: Think about waste before you buy. Avoid ‘disposable’ products.
  • Refuse: Say no to plastic bags in stores – bring your own...