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Proposed indoor turf facility gets green light to take one step forward

Proposed indoor turf facility gets green light to take one step forward

Thunder Bay city council votes to ratify last month's decision to get project shovel ready, but leaves decision on inclusion of indoor tennis courts to special purpose committee.
Some Pikangikum evacuees heading home

Some Pikangikum evacuees heading home

Some of the Pikangikum First Nation members who self-evacuated have started to make their way home, with flights expected to send more evacuees home on Thursday.
City closes the door on accepting further evacuees

City closes the door on accepting further evacuees

Nearly 1,000 Pikangikum First Nation residents are in Thunder Bay as a massive forest fire burns within kilometres of the community.
City's evacuation hosting 'stretched beyond capacity'

City's evacuation hosting 'stretched beyond capacity'

Thunder Bay expected to have capacity for 400 evacuees through provincially coordinated effort by next week, though there already hundreds of people who have arrived outside that process.
City reports progress, ongoing work responding to Seven Youth Inquest recommendations

City reports progress, ongoing work responding to Seven Youth Inquest recommendations

Hiring of city's first manager of Indigenous relations and inclusion formally announced.
Council includes tennis in proposed indoor sports centre

Council includes tennis in proposed indoor sports centre

Thunder Bay city council provides in-principle support of conventional metal building structure at Chapples Park.
Proposed transitional housing project receives neighbourhood opposition

Proposed transitional housing project receives neighbourhood opposition

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services proposes to build 58-unit housing facility between Boys and Girls Clubs of Thunder Bay building on Windsor Street and the Superior North EMS headquarters.
Council prepares to make decision on future of indoor turf facility

Council prepares to make decision on future of indoor turf facility

City administration is recommending a conventional building structure be located within Chapples Park.
Wake the Giant music festival gets council support

Wake the Giant music festival gets council support

Stage and equipment rental fees agreed to be waived for September event.
Designated truck route halted

Designated truck route halted

Council votes to reject proposed bylaw that would implement restrictions for heavy truck traffic, causing uncertainty about what comes next.