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Kite Festival Ready to Take Flight

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015 08:00 PM

May 22, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay is encouraging residents of all ages to take part in the 35th annual Kite Festival at Chippewa Park this Sunday, May 24. 

This award-winning family event has provided memorable experiences for kite flyers and watchers alike since 1981, and was recently named one of Ontario's top 100 festivals by Festival & Events Ontario.

"Its going to be a great day," says Event Supervisor Doug Henry. "We're all excited to spend the afternoon with our eyes pointed...

City Proclaims Paul Shaffer Day in Thunder Bay

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 08:00 PM

May 20, 2015 - In recognition of the outstanding accomplishments of a native son of Thunder Bay and great ambassador of our City, Mayor Keith Hobbs proclaims May 20 Paul Shaffer Day in Thunder Bay.

Shaffer was born and raised in Fort William. As a child, he took piano lessons, and in his teenage years played the organ in a band with his schoolmates in Thunder Bay. Later he performed with various bands around Edmonton and B.C and was educated at the University of Toronto, performing in bands there...

Movie Nights in the Park - Late Night Series 2015 Lineup

Posted on Monday, May 18, 2015 08:00 PM

May 19, 2015 - Get ready for some great movies on the big screen at Prince Arthur's Landing this spring. 

The City of Thunder Bay would like to thank everyone who voted in April - the results are in and you have helped to choose a lineup full of excitement, adventure and laughs.  The feature films for this year's Movie Nights in the Park - Late Night Series will be:

  • The Princess Bride - Friday, May 22
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Friday, May 29
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark - Friday, June...

Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada Exhibit in Thunder Bay

Posted on Monday, May 18, 2015 08:00 PM

May 19, 2015 - Thunder Bay celebrated the opening of Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada today at the Thunder Bay Museum a travelling exhibition commemorating Terry Fox. The City was selected as a launch site for the exhibit.

In February 2014, Thunder Bay City Council requested that Administration explore the possibility of locating a Terry Fox Exhibit in Thunder Bay. City of Thunder Bay Archives partnered with the Thunder Bay Museum to secure Thunder Bay as a launch site for the travelling...

2015 Road Work Season Begins

Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 08:00 PM

May 14, 2015 - The City of Thunder Bay is investing $40 million in 2015 on road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sewer and watermain repair/replacement, bridge work and streetlight renewal. This also includes $380,000 in the Enhanced Infrastructure Renewal Program Capital Budget in 2015.

This month marks the start of a busy road work season in Thunder Bay, and road work can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers. All residents are reminded to reduce their speed, be...