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Posted On Monday, June 01, 2020

With the Province’s extension of Emergency Orders, the City is cancelling certain summer Recreation & Culture and Parks programs and services and reducing its summer student hiring program that supports those services. City Council approved the service level changes tonight.
The Province has extended previous emergency orders made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to June 9, 2020. These orders include redeployment measures for municipalities,...

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Posted On Monday, June 01, 2020

James Street, at Riverview Drive, will be closed to through traffic, to allow for a watermain replacement. Work is starting on Tuesday, June 2, and is expected to be completed by the morning of Thursday, June 4.
In the coming weeks, James Street will undergo the final lift of asphalt pavement resurfacing. More details will be provided when available.
The construction schedule is subject to change as various factors, such as weather, can have an impact on project timelines.
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Posted On Monday, June 01, 2020

During these unprecedented times, residents of Thunder Bay are seeking excitement, fun and adventure while staying close to home. In the spirit of ‘staycationing’ – vacationing in one’s home country or region rather than abroad – Thunder Bay CEDC and Tourism Thunder Bay officially launch their Summer #TBaycation Contest, backed by over $19,000 worth in prizes.
“We have an amazing tourism sector and it has been among the hardest hit by the...

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Posted On Friday, May 29, 2020

Backyard fire sizedAt midnight tonight, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue will lift the City wide fire ban previously in place. 
At that time, all valid outdoor burning permits will be reinstated. The fire ban being lifted is consistent with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests lifting the Restricted Fire Zone declaration.
Residents are reminded that fire stations are closed to the public due to the Covid-19 emergency, so permits can only be renewed and applied for online. New...

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Posted On Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Municipal Emergency Control Group (MECG) met today with various community partners as part of its ongoing management of the COVID-19 situation. Officials are starting to assess lessons of the first phase wave of the pandemic as re-opening starts, and they look ahead to preparing for fall and winter.
“There is some discussion for the potential of regional re-openings according to local conditions,” said Mayor Bill Mauro. “The Premier has indicated that...

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