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Posted On Thursday, June 10, 2021

news release imageThe Ontario government has given provincial orders to move into Step 1 of the ‘Roadmap to Reopening’ plan on June 11 at 12:01 am, with an initial focus on resuming outdoor activities with smaller crowds where the risk of transmission is lower.
“We have been working hard to reopen city services and amenities following the Province’s announcement to enter step one earlier than expected and in accordance with Provincial restrictions,” said Norm Gale,...

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Posted On Thursday, June 10, 2021

Starting on Friday, June 11, the City of Thunder Bay in partnership with the Waterfront District BIA, will pilot an extended pedestrian and patio-centric plan in the City’s North Core as part of the ‘Reimagining the North Core Streetscapes’ study.
City staff will be onsite to assist businesses with setting up patios throughout the North Core. Based on public feedback, additional traffic calming installations and crosswalk expansions will also be implemented....

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Posted On Wednesday, June 09, 2021

P1010991Two Superior North EMS (SNEMS) paramedics are being credited with stopping and preventing serious injuries to a person who was being assaulted.
At about 5 pm on Tuesday afternoon a paramedic crew was pulling up to the Westfort Paramedic Station when they observed what they appeared to be a possible robbery and assault in progress of an older gentlemen by three younger males.
The paramedics immediately contacted police and pulled directly up to the scene. As they exited...

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Posted On Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Scheduled work on Edward Street between Ward Avenue and William Street will begin on Wednesday, June 9. The initial phase of the construction work will replace the existing watermain through the Edward Street and Redwood Avenue intersection.
Following the watermain work, construction of the roundabout will begin at the Edward Street and Redwood Avenue intersection later in July.
During the upcoming work, Edward Street will remain open to traffic, but with lane restrictions....

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Posted On Tuesday, June 08, 2021

In February 2021, Mayor Bill Mauro declared a second state of emergency for the City of Thunder Bay to request immediate assistance from the Province regarding the surge of COVID-19 among the city’s vulnerable population at that time.
On June 7, 2021, that second state of emergency has been rescinded as the numbers of those in the vulnerable population that require isolation have remained steady and low for the past several weeks, and sufficient resources have been secured...

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