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City affirms support for local Muslim community

City affirms support for local Muslim community

Council unanimously passes motion expressing sorrow for those affected by last week's attacks in New Zealand and support for local Muslim community.
Provincial changes to city's official plan draw criticism

Provincial changes to city's official plan draw criticism

Modifications to the city's new official plan reverse three decisons made by previous term of council.
Official plan change could open LPH greenspace to residential development

Official plan change could open LPH greenspace to residential development

Province places residential designation on wooded, northern portion of Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital property, reversing previous council decision to attempt to restrict development.
Mayor pushes for city organizational review

Mayor pushes for city organizational review

Council expected to receive report next week with options for scope of proposed organizational review.
Council hears pitch for immediate, interim indoor turf facility

Council hears pitch for immediate, interim indoor turf facility

Proposal would convert former 11th Avenue commercial building into multi-purpose field sports centre.
Thunder Bay signs friendship agreement with U.K. municipality

Thunder Bay signs friendship agreement with U.K. municipality

City delegation travels to Britain to formalize agreement with Bromley.
Designated truck route gets ratification to move to next step <b>(2 photos)</b>

Designated truck route gets ratification to move to next step (2 photos)

Bylaw requires council approval before route, which would keep non-local truck traffic off Dawson Road and Arthur Street, can be implemented.
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.