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Posted On Wednesday, November 14, 2018

ConservatoryThe City of Thunder Bay’s Centennial Botanical Conservatory will be closed to the public on Thursday, Nov. 15 and is expected to reopen on Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 am.
The closure will allow for Union Energy to update the gas feed to the boilers.
Regular hours at the Conservatory, located at 1601 Dease St. W, are Monday through Sunday, from 10 am – 4 pm. Residents are encouraged to visit the Conservatory, which is accessible to all and is a great place to keep...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 14, 2018

fire alarmIn less than a three-week period, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue had four fire deaths as a result of three separate fire incidents. The first death occurred on October 15 in a fire at a town house on Trillium Way, the second and third death resulted from a mobile home fire on October 28 on Taylor Drive, and the most recent fire death occurred in a house fire on November 3 on Walkover St. The four recent fire deaths are the first since 2012 for the City of Thunder Bay. In response to...
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Posted On Friday, November 09, 2018

Jumping off the Canada Games Complex TowerOn Thursday, Nov. 8, Conquer the Tower returned to the Canada Games Complex. Twelve brave participants worked hard to raise funds in support of PRO Kids and the Thunder Bay Diving Club. The more money they raised, the higher they had to jump off the diving towers.
“We are so proud of our participants,” said Laura Daniele, PRO Kids Coordinator. “Taking the plunge off one of the towers is no small feat, and they are facing their fears in order to raise money...

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Posted On Thursday, November 08, 2018

The City of Thunder Bay’s Sewer & Water North Section will be completing water valve maintenance on Red River Road, between Junot Avenue and the Thunder Bay Expressway. Lane closures will be in effect and traffic speeds will be reduced. Motorists can expect delays on Red River Road.
Motorist are asked to avoid the intersection if possible while City crews work. Signage will be in place to guide traffic safely away from the work area.
Work will begin this evening...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Fire extinguisherA Fort William Road business was issued a ticket from Thunder Bay Fire Rescue this week for failing to maintain extinguisher maintenance records. The ticket carried a fine of $235 stemming from a business license inspection done by Thunder Bay Fire Rescue. Businesses are responsible for keeping maintenance records for each portable fire extinguisher they have.
“Other fire code violations were noted at this business, and inspection orders were issued to correct them,”...

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