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Council to consider revised version of proposed designated truck route bylaw

Council to consider revised version of proposed designated truck route bylaw

Thunder Bay city council earlier this year decided to create a designated truck route but previous attempt to establish the bylaw was defeated.
Multicultural youth council asks for dedicated anti-racism funding

Multicultural youth council asks for dedicated anti-racism funding

Regional Multicultural Youth Council says grassroots organizations working to combat racism and discrimination could do more.
Conservatory, Paramount Theatre to be listed on heritage registry

Conservatory, Paramount Theatre to be listed on heritage registry

Centennial Botanical Conservatory was built as a legacy project for country's 100th anniversary. The Paramount Theatre hosted the world premiere screening of The Incredible Journey in 1963.
Waverley Park fountain repairs to be considered in 2021

Waverley Park fountain repairs to be considered in 2021

Fountain did not run in 2018 or 2019 and is not expected to be operational next year.
Lakehead attracting out-of-town students to make up for regional demographic challenges

Lakehead attracting out-of-town students to make up for regional demographic challenges

More than half – 56 per cent – of students at the university's Thunder Bay campus come from outside of Northwestern Ontario.
Mayor asks outside boards to not pass cost of cuts onto municipalities

Mayor asks outside boards to not pass cost of cuts onto municipalities

Mayor Bill Mauro to send letter to board of health, social services administration board and conservation authority to avoid backfilling costs created by provincial funding cuts onto municipal property taxpayers.
Four-way stop to be considered for Secord and Dufferin intersection

Four-way stop to be considered for Secord and Dufferin intersection

McKellar ward councillor expected to bring forward proposal at Monday night's city council meeting.
City officials return from AMO heavy on questions, light on commitments

City officials return from AMO heavy on questions, light on commitments

City officials discussions with provincial representatives include funding for emergency services, future of local Bombardier plant and indoor turf facility.
End of DSSAB program could bring more funding requests to local councils

End of DSSAB program could bring more funding requests to local councils

The Community Social Reinvestment Program contributed $562,000 to more than 30 initiatives across the Thunder Bay district in 2019.
Council approves cannabis storefront location policy

Council approves cannabis storefront location policy

Policy will guide city's response to future storefront applications but decision will ultimately be made by Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.