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Save the Date! WINTERFEST 2018

Resident News, Terrace Bay News / December 12, 2017

Terrace Bay is excited to announce our new winter event for 2018!  WINTERFEST - February 17-19, 2018 - Family Day weekend.  We are busy planning and organizing this new event for our residents!  Lots of fun and exciting events!  Save the date this upcoming February 17-19, 2018.

Volunteers are needed for this event!  If you would like to help out please contact Michelle at the Terrace Bay Community Centre Office at 807-825-3315 ext.225.  The more help we have the better!

Holiday Garbage & Landfill Schedule

The Terrace Bay Residential Garbage Collection & Landfill Schedule for the upcoming holidays is listed below.  Please note to remember that wrapping paper is not recyclable and should go into your garbage.

Tuesday,  December 19  - garbage collection day
Wednesday, December 27  - garbage collection day
Thursday, December  28 - curbside recycling day

Landfill Site will be Closed December 25, 26 and January 1st
Tipping fees will be waived December  27, 29 & 30, 2017 during normal hours of operation for  household  garbage only.

Christmas Lights Contest

Celebrate the joy of the season and make our streets sparkle! Decorate your house for our annual CHRISTMAS LIGHTS CONTEST. The rules are simple - judging will be based on overall design and use of lights. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place.  Judging will take place on Thursday, December 14 at 7pm.

Terrace Bay’s Canada 150 Skating Day

Join us on December 10 for the coolest skating celebration! Together, let’s skate and celebrate #Canada150 at the Terrace Bay Arena for the Canada 150 Skating Day!  We will be celebrating the end of a great year celebrating Canada's 150, and ringing in the holiday season with fun family skate and special visit from Santa. Cookies and Hot Chocolate for everyone!  FREE event for everyone!

Changes to Legislation – Tax Arrears (2 years)

Please be advised that Bill 68, Modernizing Ontario’s Municipal Legislation Act, 2017 (“MOMLA”) is now law.  It passed and received royal assent on May 30, 2017.

Previously, a tax arrears certificate could be registered if there were arrears owing on January 1 of the third year following that in which the taxes became owing (Municipal Act, 2001, s.373(1)).  In other words, if there were arrears owing from 2014 or earlier, a tax arrears certificate could be registered after January 1, 2017.  Read More

Flu Shot Clinic – Tuesday, November 14

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is providing a Free Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, November 14 from 5pm to 7pm at the M.King Hall.  Children under 16 need the written consent of a parent/guardian.  These clinics are scent safe.  Please do not wear scented products.  Please wear short sleeves.

A free flu shot is available to everyone aged 6 months and older.  For more information call 825-7770 or visit www.thunderbayflu.ca

Thunder Bay Symphony coming to Terrace Bay!

Thunder Bay Symphony takes its entire sensational show on the road!

Monday, Nov. 6                7:30 pm, Lake Superior High School
Tuesday, Nov. 7               10:10 am, Lake Superior High School (Remembrance Day talk)

Tour East brings great music up close and personal. Concert highlights include Rossini’s magical Overture L’Italiana in Algeri, John William’s brilliant Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Lyadov’s playful Baba-Yaga, Beethoven’s powerful Symphony No. 7 in A Major. Especially programmed for classical music lovers, families and young people, this is a show you won’t want to miss!  Read More

Terrace Bay Memorial Arena Opens for the Season

The Terrace Bay Memorial Arena Opens for the Season on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  For information on public skating times check out the Weekly Arena Schedules.

Stay Clear. Stay Safe

An Important Message from Ontario Power Generation - OPG:

Stay Clear! Stay Safe!  Residents are advised that the flow at the Hays Lake Dam will be increased from the current outflow of 0cms to 70cms on Tuesday September 19th, 2017.  The reason for the flow increase is that the Aguasasbon Generating Station is undergoing maintenance until Nov 23 during which time no water can be passed through the turbines.  Please exercise caution!

Terrace Bay Wins – 2017 Best of the Lake!

Congratulations, Terrace Bay! The Lake Superior Magazine just awarded the town the Best Visitor Information Centre, Best Lake View, Best Family Destination, Reader's Choice - Best Home and Best Scenic Drive in the 2017 Best of the Lake Awards for Ontario!

A big congratulations to Drifters for winning the Ontario - Best Lodging and Best Restaurant.

Check out the complete list of winners!