Terrace Bay News

2020 Recycling Calendar – January to June

Recycling in Terrace Bay is free of charge.  Residential Curbside Recycling Pick-up occurs on the last Thursday of every month. Recyclable material must be placed out on the curb by no later than 7:00 am. Bags used for recycling must be transparent and can be any colour.  For more information download the 2020 Recycling Calendar

Notice to Ratepayers

Tax and Water Past Due Accounts:  Letters from the Township will be mailed out in the near future with regards to Water and Tax Accounts. Water accounts in arrears in excess of 60+ days are subject to disconnection and Tax accounts in arrears in excess of 2+ years are subject to the Tax Sale Process.

The Township encourages immediate attention to accounts in arrears through payment or contacting the Town to make payment arrangements.

Thanks for your cooperation.

Survey: Supporting Aging in Place in Terrace Bay

We would like to invite you to participate in a study that we are conducting called Supporting Aging in Place in Terrace Bay. This research is being led by Dr. Elaine Wiersma, Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH) at Lakehead University, and colleagues Dr. Rhonda Koster (School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism) and Dr. Rebecca Schiff (Department of Health Sciences). Our research purpose is to explore perceptions of aging in place from the perspectives of various community members, specifically focusing on what assets and needs the community has related to aging in place. This research study is being conducted in partnership with the township of Terrace Bay to assist in local planning and decision-making for an aging population, and is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Township of Terrace Bay.  READ MORE

Aging in Place Community Meeting and Focus Groups

Supporting Aging in your Community - Terrace Bay Community Meeting
Wednesday Jan 8th, 2020 – 7:00 PM - Terrace Bay Community Centre
Activity Room (Old Library)

Lakehead University will be providing an overview to the community of the work they have done and will continue to be doing in partnership with the Township of Terrace Bay, and what the community can expect in terms of research participation.  READ MORE

Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

2019 Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

Thursday, December 19 – curbside recycle day

Tuesday, December 24 - garbage collection day

Tuesday, December 31 - garbage collection day

Landfill site will be closed on December 25, 26 and January 1st

Tipping fees will be waived December 27, 28, & 30, 2019 during normal hours of operation for household garbage only

Note:  Remember wrapping paper is not recyclable and should go into the garbage

To Be Rescheduled – Supporting Aging in Place in Terrace Bay

Unfortunately, due to the weather and unforeseen circumstances yesterday, the community meeting with the presenters from Lakehead University was cancelled. There will be another meeting rescheduled at a later date. Updates will be provided as soon as we're able to confirm a time and date.

We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused and appreciate your understanding during this time.

Thank you.

Supporting Aging in Place in Terrace Bay

Thursday November 21st, 2019 - 6:30 PM
Terrace Bay Community Centre
Activity Room (Old Library)

Lakehead University will be providing an overview to the community of the work they will be doing in partnership with Terrace Bay, and what the community can expect in terms of research participation.

Presenters:
Dr. Elaine Wiersma, Director, Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH), Lakehead University
Emily Shandruk, Project Coordinator, Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH), Lakehead University
Emilie Gaudet, Research Assistant, Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH), Lakehead University

Winter Overnight Parking in effect November 15

This is a reminder that in accordance with By-Law No. 95-18, The Uniform Traffic By-law, Section 22, Winter Overnight Parking, Subsection 22.1 No person shall park or stand a vehicle on a street or highway effective from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., between November 15th and April 15th of each calendar year and By-Law No. 29-2014, Section 2, “No person shall throw, place, dump, deposit or permit or cause to be thrown snow, ice and slush on any municipal roadways.”

Please note that this By-law will be enforced.

Council Meeting Date Rescheduled

The Council Meeting for Monday, November 11 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30pm in the Council Chambers.  All residents are welcome to attend!

Terrace Bay Memorial Arena – Opening Date

The Terrace Bay Memorial Arena will OPEN for the season on Friday, October 18, 2019.  Check out the Arena webpage for the weekly arena schedules.