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Merger of Thunder Bay and Kenora hydro utilities nears completion

Merger of Thunder Bay and Kenora hydro utilities nears completion

Thunder Bay city council approves amalgamation of local electrical utilities with Kenora.
Indoor soccer deemed a priority for city

Indoor soccer deemed a priority for city

Council makes preliminary show of support for indoor soccer facility but major decisions and commitments are still ahead.
Tennis community eyeing potential indoor solution

Tennis community eyeing potential indoor solution

Bubble could be erected around four existing courts at Thunder Bay Community Tennis Centre.
Chamber concerned with budget impact on businesses

Chamber concerned with budget impact on businesses

Proposed increases to costs of planning applications, business licences and levy increase identified as issues.
Additional costs looming over future budgets

Additional costs looming over future budgets

Long-term financial overview forecasts significant costs on the horizon that will impact budgets over the coming years.
Budget 'stays the course' as city receives less outside funding

Budget 'stays the course' as city receives less outside funding

City officials point to less federal government infrastructure dollars for $13 million reduction in gross capital budget.
Proposed city budget starts with 3.61 per cent tax levy increase

Proposed city budget starts with 3.61 per cent tax levy increase

City's budget talks to start with levy hike of $6.6 million despite total combined gross rate and tax supported budget going down.
Mayor vows to be exonerated during state of the city address

Mayor vows to be exonerated during state of the city address

Mayor Keith Hobbs, facing criminal charges of extortion and obstructing justice, uses what is expected to be his final state of the city address to reaffirm his belief that he will be cleared by "the court of law."
Future splash pad locations questioned

Future splash pad locations questioned

Council directs administration to review locations for new splash pads and update priority list that was created 10 years earlier.
Taxi bylaw one step closer to implementation

Taxi bylaw one step closer to implementation

Council passes proposed reform of vehicle for hire industry that would allow companies and operators to set their own rates; bylaw still needs to be finalized.