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Draft vehicle-for-hire bylaw under industry scrutiny

Draft vehicle-for-hire bylaw under industry scrutiny

Thunder Bay city council hears three deputations from transportation stakeholders who want to see changes to new vehicle-for-hire bylaw that would replace existing taxi regulations.
NextBridge '100 per cent' committed to East-West Tie

NextBridge '100 per cent' committed to East-West Tie

Consortium optimistic they will receive approval by Ontario Energy Board to build East-West Tie despite late push by Hydro One.
Proposed official plan amended for potential Oliver Road development

Proposed official plan amended for potential Oliver Road development

Council disagrees with administration recommendation and approves amendment to extend residential growth area west along Oliver Road.
Trail proposed for high risk McVicar Creek area

Trail proposed for high risk McVicar Creek area

Council approves adding new recreation trail to mouth of McVicar Creek to waterfront trail improvement plan but no timelines or funding commitment.
Waverley library space could be leased to Indigenous training organization

Waverley library space could be leased to Indigenous training organization

Anishinabek Employement and Training Services proposes to lease portion of revamped lower level of north side branch of Thunder Bay Public Library.
Provincial cycling funding could bridge north and south cores

Provincial cycling funding could bridge north and south cores

Thunder Bay to receive more than $900,000 through Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program in 2018, which could lead to multi-use bridge that would be key part in north-south cycling corridor.
City infrastructure projects $6M under budget since 2001

City infrastructure projects $6M under budget since 2001

Construction costs $6.4 million under budget for $477 million in city infrasturcture contracts awarded since 2001.
City leaders condemn 'hate motivated crimes' in wake of egging incidents

City leaders condemn 'hate motivated crimes' in wake of egging incidents

Statement issued on behalf of city council and administration urges the community to report hate crimes and stand up to racism after two people were hit by eggs thrown from passing vehicles earlier this week.
Mental health crisis response program gets funding for one-year pilot

Mental health crisis response program gets funding for one-year pilot

North West LHIN to provide $300,000 for one-year pilot program to pair police officers with mental health workers.
Zoning amendment approved for proposed McVicar condo

Zoning amendment approved for proposed McVicar condo

Neighbourhood residents express objections due to concerns about parking, traffic congestion and stormwater run-off.