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Dease Pool supporters dominate budget discussion

Dease Pool supporters dominate budget discussion

Majority of speakers at public pre-budget meeting urge council to reconsider future of south side outdoor pool.
Future budget projections 'not sustainable'

Future budget projections 'not sustainable'

Long-term financial overview projects municipal tax levy increases of more than three per cent per year for entirety of council term if status quo continues.
Councillors ready to start working away at budget

Councillors ready to start working away at budget

Budget review process to begin with long-term financial overview meeting on Tuesday.
Major capital projects included in proposed city budget

Major capital projects included in proposed city budget

City allocating $7 million for Boulevard Lake dam, seeking federal government funding for project.
Proposed city budget starts with 3.25 per cent gross tax levy increase

Proposed city budget starts with 3.25 per cent gross tax levy increase

Budget includes $900,000 funding increase to Thunder Bay Police Services Board.
Police recommend city to prohibit private pot shops

Police recommend city to prohibit private pot shops

Thunder Bay city council to receive first report on Monday, in advance of scheduled vote next month.
Curbside recycling service cost to double

Curbside recycling service cost to double

New agreement with third-party service provider to cost nearly $2.6 million annually, compared to previous price of $1.2 million per year.
Century-old Dease Pool to be closed

Century-old Dease Pool to be closed

Council decides to shutter pool, originally built in 1912, and redirect a portion of its operating budget to other recreational programming.
Council to consider Dease Pool closure

Council to consider Dease Pool closure

Dease Pool, which opened in 1912 as the city's first outdoor pool, had about 200 weekly users during the eight-week summer season.
City launches cannabis survey

City launches cannabis survey

Thunder Bay wants input from community on support for brick-and-mortar pot stores in the city.