Resident News

March 17 2020 Public Notice: COVID-19 Update

Public Notice Update

COVID-19 Pandemic

March 17th, 2020

The Township of Terrace Bay remains diligent in monitoring the rapidly changing situation related to COVID-19. Mayor and Staff continue to maintain communications with local Health Care Professionals and continue to evaluate all Public, Provincial and Federal Health Authority reports and up-to-date information. The health and well-being of our residents is of great importance and the Municipality strives to make decisions that are measured, precautionary and in the community’s best interests.

Earlier today in accordance with Premier Ford’s declaration of a state of emergency, the Township of Terrace Bay has announced the following Municipal Recreation Facilities & Programs will be closed effective immediately:   READ MORE

Terrace Bay Recreation Facilities & Programs CLOSED effective immediately.

The Township of Terrace Bay effective immediately has CLOSED the following facilities: Recreation Facilities & Programs - Fitness Room, Arena, Courts, Bowling Alley, Curling Club, Saunas, Library and Senior Centre as per Provincial Direction.

The Municipal Office remains open at this time. We will keep our residents informed as more information is received.  Thank you for your understanding.  #flattenthecurve

Public Notice: COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Notice: COVID-19 Pandemic

March 15th, 2020

Due to the on-going COVID-19 circumstances, the Township of Terrace Bay’s Municipal Emergency Control Group (MECG) met March 15th at 1pm to discuss its Emergency Plan procedures for Public Health Emergencies.  Terrace Bay’s MECG group consists of the Mayor, Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk, Fire Chief, and Public Works Supervisor.

Our local North of Superior Healthcare Group (NOSH Group) has convened an Incident Management Committee (ICM) with representatives from the Hospitals in Terrace Bay and Marathon, the clinics in Schreiber, Terrace Bay and Marathon, and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit with the purpose of information sharing and proactive planning for the processes, people and supplies necessary should the virus reach our communities.

The Township of Terrace Bay strives to maintain a culture of safety and well-being in our community and are working closely with our public health partners to ensure the safety of all. Our Mayor and Management Staff will be participating in the Incident Management Committee’s first meeting this upcoming week.  Read More

Summer Student Jobs – 2020

The 2020 Summer Student Employment Program is now accepting job applications until Friday, April 17, 2020. If you are interested in taking on exciting challenges and making a difference in your community, explore our summer job opportunities

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.