Thunder Bay Set to Re-Open Chippewa Park

Efforts are underway to make sure the Carousel at Chippewa Park can remain in place making great memories
Efforts are underway to make sure the Carousel at Chippewa Park can remain in place making great memories

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay continues moving forward toward re-opening parks and facilities.

Today, the city has announced that following consultation and communication with Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins, Chippewa Park will reopen to the public on Friday, May 29.

Some park amenities remain closed as per the Provincial Order, and signage is posted. Those planning to visit Chippewa Park must follow Provincial Orders, which limit gatherings to no more than five people, and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s recommendations of practicing physical distancing of two-metres, frequent handwashing, and staying home when ill.

Individuals visiting the park must also follow the community access restrictions put in place by Fort William First Nation, and limit activity to within the park. The City of Thunder Bay is working in collaboration with partners at Fort William First Nation to make safety the first priority for all residents.

Public Participation Now Available to Residents for Public Meetings

Starting on June 15, City Council and the Committee of Adjustment will be expanding the use of virtual meetings to include public participation in planning applications.

Residents interested in participating are required to register and will be provided with instructions on how to connect to the meetings via computer or telephone. For more information or to register, call 625-2531.