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Posted On Friday, March 22, 2019

Danger IceWith warmer weather in the forecast, Thunder Bay Fire and Rescue is reminding residents to be extra careful around bodies of water and rivers, as Fire crews have responded to both people and pets on the ice in the last week.
“Walking on the ice in the Thunder Bay harbour is not permitted,” said Deputy Fire Chief Greg Hankkio. “In fact, walking on any body of water or river is not recommended at this time of year.”
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Posted On Thursday, March 21, 2019

Walid Chahal presents Robin Cooper with the 2019 respectRobin Cooper, a tireless volunteer with the Shelter House and other community organizations, today took home the 2019 respect. Award at Diversity Thunder Bay’s 13 th Annual Celebration Breakfast for the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The annual award recognizes an individual, business or organization that promotes the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of respect through leadership and fostering positive relationships with...
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Posted On Thursday, March 14, 2019

IMG_E7367The City’s outdoor skating rinks have closed for the season due to seasonal effect. The only exception is the Prince Arthur’s Landing skating rink, which will remain open until Sunday, March 17, if weather conditions remain favourable.
The City is encouraging residents to visit Prince Arthur’s Landing skating rink, which is open every day from 11:30 am to 9 pm, until the end of March Break.
“It was a great season for outdoor skating,” said...

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Posted On Thursday, March 14, 2019

load_restriction_signHeavy load restrictions will come into effect for the City of Thunder Bay beginning at 8 am on Friday, March 15.
During the spring thaw period, some roads cannot withstand heavy vehicle loads. Every year, the City monitors thaw progression by using forecast temperature data to calculate the Thaw Index. When the Thaw Index reaches its threshold value, the load restrictions are imposed. Once the pavement strength has been restored, the load restrictions are lifted.
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Posted On Monday, March 04, 2019

The City of Thunder Bay has released the 2018 Drinking Water Quality Annual Report.
This report details water quality results from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018, in accordance with Ontario Drinking Water System Regulation (O. Reg. 170/03) under the Safe Drinking Water Act 2002. It also contains information on how your water is treated, how it is delivered, and an update on the City of Thunder Bay’s Corrosion Control Program for lead.  
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