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U18 Baseball World Cup generated $6.3M for city

U18 Baseball World Cup generated $6.3M for city

32,000 tickets sold for tournament's 50 games.
Fort William 'not asking anymore' for city to give up taxing authority

Fort William 'not asking anymore' for city to give up taxing authority

Chief Peter Collins says Fort William First Nation is opposed to paying taxes on land they are the "rightful owners."
Collins urges city to drop Swing Bridge legal battle

Collins urges city to drop Swing Bridge legal battle

Fort William First Nation chief says a new bridge west of the James Street Swing Bridge has a preliminary cost estimate of $25 million.
Group planning to bring other pieces of transportation heritage to waterfront

Group planning to bring other pieces of transportation heritage to waterfront

Brill trolley buses, James Whalen tugboat could make their way to Pool Six in the near future.
Budget finalized with 3.13 per cent levy hike

Budget finalized with 3.13 per cent levy hike

Council ratifies 2018 municipal spending plan with gross levy increase of 3.13 per cent, amounting to a net of 2.42 per cent to existing taxpayers after factoring growth.
Planning studies for indoor tennis and soccer projects get city funding

Planning studies for indoor tennis and soccer projects get city funding

Council approves $20,500 out of reserves for tennis to explore bubble over four exisiting courts and $25,000 added to budget for soccer to further study tourism and economic impacts of proposed multi-million facility.
Potential surplus funds used to partially offset levy hike

Potential surplus funds used to partially offset levy hike

Council approves budget, which uses $1.125 million from projected 2017 positive variance to lower levy hike to 3.13 per cent.
Simpson Street BIA dissolved

Simpson Street BIA dissolved

Council votes to disband Simpson Street BIA after years of diminishing interest from business owners.
Swing Bridge appeal decision expected in coming months

Swing Bridge appeal decision expected in coming months

Case was heard by Ontario Court of Appeal in Toronto on Wednesday.
Budget remains largely unchanged as council continues review process

Budget remains largely unchanged as council continues review process

Reduced levies from DSSAB and Victoria Avenue BIA cut $75,000 from budget, though council opens wallet with $27,000 for library security and $20,000 in additional funding for Boys and Girls Clubs of Thunder Bay.