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PRO Kids Community Partners at Celebration Breakfast

PRO Kids Hosts 25th Anniversary Partner Recognition Brunch

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 04:56 PM

A Partner Recognition Brunch was hosted by PRO Kids on Sunday, April 23, to recognize and honour the recreational activity partners who have helped make a difference in the lives of local children and youth.

The event, which took place at the Best Western Plus Nor’Wester Hotel and Conference Centre, marked a major milestone for PRO Kids as the organization celebrates 25 years of providing Positive Recreation Opportunities for kids in need. Since 1998, PRO Kids has placed over 27,000 local...

Candidate financials posted online

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 01:49 PM

 Candidate financial statements for all council and school board candidates from the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election have been officially posted online today as required by the Municipal Elections Act.

Returning Officer Krista Power said that after the end of the campaign period, candidates and registered third party advertisers must file a financial statement and auditor’s report (if required) disclosing all contributions and expenses for their campaigns.

The deadline to file financial...

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Thunder Bay under winter storm warning

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 04:43 PM

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the City of Thunder Bay beginning this evening and extending into Wednesday. Snow and ice pellet accumulations of 15 to 25 centimetres are expected and rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult.

Be prepared for winter driving conditions:

  • Slow down,
  • Give other vehicles lots of room,
  • Have patience with other drivers, and
  • Pay extra attention for pedestrians and cyclists.

Please be careful when approaching a plow or sander and give them...

Waste Collection Changes for Week Before Easter 2023

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 12:24 PM

Curbside waste collection dates will change this week due to Good Friday.

Garbage and recycling collection will move one day earlier for all residents. There will be no collection on Good Friday, Friday, April 7

The following are the Easter holiday waste collection changes:

AreaZoneGarbage or Garbage & RecyclingCollection Date

Area 1

Zone 2

Garbage & Recycling

Monday, April 3

Area 2

Zone 1


Tuesday, April 4

Area 2

Zone 2

Garbage & Recycling

Tuesday, April 4

Area 3

Zone 1


Wednesday, April 5

Area 3


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11th Annual respect. Awards Presented for Inclusion, Compassion

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 03:09 PM

The recipients of the 11th annual respect. Awards were announced during the Diversity Thunder Bay Annual celebration event today, marking the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Two respect. Awards are presented annually: one for an individual, and one for a local organization or business.

Carolyn Karle, founder of the DEK Foundation, was presented with a respect. Award for her outstanding efforts to improve the lives of individuals and families battling...