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Posted On Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue LogoOn the afternoon of Monday, April 15, in response to a 911 call, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to a structural fire at a residence in the 200 block of Banning Street.
Soon after leaving the fire station, the responding District-Chief observed heavy black smoke in the area, and called for a second alarm. On arrival, firefighters discovered a car completely enveloped with fire. The flames were extending to a garage directly behind the car, which was beginning to burn. The...

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Posted On Friday, April 12, 2019

TMPThe Thunder Bay Transportation Master Plan (TMP) is nearing completion. The final draft is now available for public review and comment.
The TMP is a strategic planning document that will guide the City’s transportation infrastructure investment for the next 20 years and beyond. It aims to enhance safety and accessibility, promote sustainability, reduce environmental impacts and support economic development.
“The Transportation Master Plan is a practical, long-term...

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Posted On Friday, April 12, 2019

garbage collectionCurbside waste collection dates, city-wide, will change next week due to Good Friday.
Garbage and recycling collection will move one day earlier next week, starting on April 15, for all residents. There will be no collection on Good Friday.
The following are the Easter holiday waste collection changes:
Area 1
Zone 1
Garbage
Monday, April 15
Area 1
Zone 2
Garbage & Recycling
Monday, April 15
Area 2
Zone...

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Posted On Wednesday, April 10, 2019

candleThunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to multiple structural fires last week and after investigating, determined that two were caused by candles.
“We’re very concerned about the latest string of fires caused by candles,” said Fire Chief John Hay. “These fires were totally preventable. Instead of candles, we recommend choosing CSA-approved battery-powered candles.”
This incident prompted Thunder Bay Fire Rescue to remind residents that residents...

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Posted On Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The City of Thunder Bay is among communities that have been asked by the Province to host residents of Kashechewan First Nation due to potential for flooding.
“Thunder Bay has a long history of stepping forward as a host community, supported by full funding from the federal government,” said Mayor Bill Mauro. “Our community is pulling together to assist our neighbours from the north.”
The City’s response is a coordinated effort in partnership...

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