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City optimistic PC government won't significantly cut 2019 OMPF allocations

City optimistic PC government won't significantly cut 2019 OMPF allocations

Finance Minister Vic Fedeli sent a letter to Ontario municipalities this week, indicating Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund allocations will remain similar to 2018.
City gathers ideas for recreational programming in McKellar neighbourhood <b>(2 photos)</b>

City gathers ideas for recreational programming in McKellar neighbourhood (2 photos)

City developing programming plan to replace Dease Pool, which council voted to close late last year.
Council concludes first budget of its term

Council concludes first budget of its term

City budget ratified with a municipal tax levy increase of $4.1 million, amounting to total 2.29 per cent hike.
Municipalities awaiting PC government review of partnership fund

Municipalities awaiting PC government review of partnership fund

Finance minister Vic Fedeli said decision on the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund will be made "very, very shortly."
Code of conduct put in place for council members

Code of conduct put in place for council members

Provincial legislation requires Ontario municipalities to have integrity commissioner and code of conduct for members of council by March 1.
Contaminated north harbour still years away from cleanup

Contaminated north harbour still years away from cleanup

The mercury contaminated sediment could fill 150 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
Council pours cold water on future of Dease Pool

Council pours cold water on future of Dease Pool

Council voted against $50,000 design study for potential rebuild of Dease Pool.
Council approves reshaped budget that significantly lowers levy hike

Council approves reshaped budget that significantly lowers levy hike

City budget still requires ratification, with vote scheduled for Feb. 11.
Thunder Bay delegation returns from ROMA conference

Thunder Bay delegation returns from ROMA conference

Hospital cardiovascular surgery, new jail, future of local Bombardier plant and financial assistance for policing cost raised with provincial representatives.
City unveils $4.8M in potential budget cuts

City unveils $4.8M in potential budget cuts

Council to meet Wednesday night to continue budget deliberations.