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Posted On Thursday, May 06, 2021

The City of Thunder Bay will be removing seasonal load restrictions on Monday, May 10 at 8:00 am. The roadway weight restrictions are instituted each spring in conjunction with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s Provincial Reduced Load Regulations, to protect the roads from damage until the frost is out of the ground. 
To view a reduced loads restrictions exemptions map, visit www.thunderbay.ca/heavyloads . For more information or to obtain a print or fax...

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Posted On Thursday, May 06, 2021

Bicycle Friendly Silver Award BadgeThe City of Thunder Bay is honoured to receive a Silver Bicycle Friendly Community Award from the Share the Road Cycling Coalition (STR) and its partner, the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) for providing citizens with extensive bike lane and multi-use trails to encourage active, healthier living.
“I’m proud that our City has been recognized as a bicycle friendly city. Cycling not only helps people maintain an active lifestyle, but it can go a long way towards...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Throughout the month of May, EarthCare Thunder Bay invites citizens to get involved and learn more about plans to see Thunder Bay become a climate-forward city through a net-zero strategy. Following a presentation of the draft, Climate-Forward City: Thunder Bay Net-Zero Strategy , to City Council this week, citizens are invited to join a Virtual Launch Event, Open House, and community survey online at www.getinvolvedthunderbay.ca .
“The development of this Strategy...

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Posted On Friday, April 30, 2021

Starting on May 1, outdoor burning hours will revert to the pre-pandemic, original permitted hours of 5 pm to 12 am daily after being extended on a short-term basis.
“The outdoor burning hours were extended from 12 pm to 12 am to allow families to have fires during the day while it was still light out,” said Fire Chief Greg Hankkio. “We’re going back to original hours as the days are becoming longer.”
He added that residents should still be...

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Posted On Thursday, April 29, 2021

multi-use-trail-bike-laneThe City of Thunder Bay’s bike lanes are scheduled to begin reopening on May 1, as each zone’s street sweeping concludes. Bike lanes will remain open until Nov. 15, weather permitting. Restrictions to on-street parking in designated bike lanes will be enforced during this period - check signage. 
Motorists are asked to be aware of cyclists, respect bike lanes and share the road. 
Thunder Bay’s bike lanes are part of the Active Transportation...

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