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Voter Information Letters Arriving Soon

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 09:27 AM

Voter Information Letters (VILs) will start arriving by mail next week to all eligible Thunder Bay electors currently on the voters’ list for the upcoming 2022 Municipal & School Board Election.

“VILs contain important information on how, when and where to vote in the 2022 Municipal Election,” says Krista Power, City Clerk and Returning Officer.

VILs contain:

  • A voter identification number and PIN for internet voting
  • Dates and locations for advance voting, including drive-thru voting
  • Locations...

Jeff Adams Headlines City’s First Accessible Sports Expo

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 01:28 PM

People with disabilities, their families and anyone else interested in learning more about accessible sports opportunities are invited to attend Thunder Bay’s first Accessible Sports Expo, free to everyone, on Monday, Sept. 19. The event aims to encourage sport participation by people of all ages living with disabilities.

The Expo will feature a keynote presentation by Jeff Adams, a three-time Paralympic Champion and six-time World Champion in wheelchair track racing. Jeff is living proof that focus,...

Centennial Park Playground Official Grand Opening

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 09:26 PM

The City of Thunder Bay celebrated the official grand opening of the newly reconstructed Centennial Park Playground today on-site with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The project budget was $700,000, and is located between the Chalet and the farm amongst the existing forest and natural landscape. It utilizes wood log structures for the playground and features a zip line, a three pod climbing area with slides, climbers, swings and a well-hidden Wolf Den among many other features. There is also space to...

1951 Royal visit to Fort William and Port Arthur

Council Extends Condolences on Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 04:36 PM

City Council is welcoming the public to share in extending messages of condolence to honour the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of the Queen,” said the Mayor of Thunder Bay. “With a life spanning 96 years, she has garnered much love and respect from people around the world. Her passing marks the end of an era as England’s longest reigning monarch. She leaves a legacy that will long be remembered. The Queen and the Royal Family will be in the thoughts and...

Photo of Thunder Bay City Hall with City of Thunder Bay logo

Site Preparation Underway to Lift James Whalen Tug

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2022 11:37 AM

In anticipation of next week’s work to raise and move the James Whalen tug, contractors will begin moving equipment and preparing the site today at Kaministiquia River Heritage Park.

In early May, the tug took on water and sank.

The pedestrian underpass at Donald Street will be closed to accommodate the equipment and recovery operations. Fencing is also going up in the park to keep onlookers at a safe distance.

“Our main concern with this operation is public safety,” said Cory Halvorsen, Manager...