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Posted On Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The Bank of Canada has announced an online campaign calling for nominations to replace former Canadian Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier, who has been on the $5 bill since 1972. Mayor Bill Mauro is encouraging everyone in the community to vote for Terry Fox to be chosen.
“Terry Fox is a national hero and such an inspirational figure for his Marathon of Hope and battle against cancer,” said Mauro. “He inspired the nation and the world through his courageous struggle,...

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Posted On Monday, February 24, 2020

Drinking Water GraphicThe City of Thunder Bay is beginning to phase out the addition of sodium hydroxide to its water. This change will occur over the next two to three months. As a result, the pH of the water will decrease. Lead levels at the tap are expected to increase for customers with lead service pipes, returning to same level they were prior to 2018. There will be no disruption to water service during this adjustment period.
The City of Thunder Bay produces high quality drinking water....

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Posted On Friday, February 21, 2020

Human Trafficking Awareness Event posterThe Thunder Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking are hosting a public awareness event in the promotional court at Intercity Shopping Centre tomorrow from noon to 4pm to provide information about human trafficking and affiliated community resources. The goal is to engage the public about human trafficking and the importance of specific and specialized services. 
Many times people confuse human trafficking with human smuggling (across borders). However, girls as young...

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Posted On Friday, February 21, 2020

Courthouse HotelLast evening, at an awards ceremony held at the Legislative Building, Queen’s Park in Toronto, the Courthouse Hotel received a Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation presented by The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. 
The Thunder Bay Heritage Advisory Committee submitted the nomination with the support of City Council. 
The Courthouse Hotel was originally built as the Port Arthur...

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Posted On Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thunder Bay Recognized as Tree CityThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), along with the Arbor Day Foundation, has recognized the City of Thunder Bay with Tree Cities of the World designation. The international programme celebrates cities across all continents that meet core standards for the care and planning of urban trees and forests. 
To achieve recognition, Thunder Bay met the five core standards: establish responsibility, set the rules, know what you have, allocate the...

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