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Thunder Bay City Hall

New INSPIRE Event Aims to Get Girls Active

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 04:05 PM

Grade 9 girls from schools across Thunder Bay will converge on Lakehead University on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023 for the INSPIRE – Sport & Health for Life event presented by Ontario Power Generation.

INSPIRE will connect girls with twenty local sport and activity providers in a fun format. Girls will meet leaders and role models, enjoy demonstrations, and participate in various sports and physical activities.

Despite efforts in recent years to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in sport,...

Residents Invited to Public Works Open House

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 03:37 PM

Residents are invited to a free open house that will highlight the important work that our public works professionals do every day to keep the city running.

The public works open house will take place on Saturday, September 23, from 11 am – 2 pm at the Mountdale Public Works Yard, 410 Mountdale Ave. The open house will feature:

  • Vehicle displays of a garbage truck, snowplow, tree truck, excavator, front-end loader, fire truck, the Python 5000, and more!
  • Music, snacks and kids’ activities including...

Thunder Bay City Hall

Mayor officially confirms City’s assigned housing target

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 04:00 PM

This morning Mayor Ken Boshcoff sent a letter to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to officially commit to meeting the provincially assigned housing target of 2,200 homes by 2031.

Starting next week, administration will begin meeting with Mayor Boshcoff to discuss potential impacts to operations and staff, impacts of delegating other powers to administration and/or council where applicable, and how decisions made using Strong Mayor powers will be communicated to the public....

2023 Culture Days

Ontario Culture Days Launches Friday, Sept. 22

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 03:45 PM

On Friday, Sept. 22, the City will be kicking off Ontario Culture Days with Arts & Culture Under the Lights from 6 - 10 pm at Prince Arthur’s Landing in Marina Park. This free event will feature an evening of arts, cultural activities and performances that celebrate the rich culture of the city. All are welcome to join in a night of community and creativity.

Attendees can expect to enjoy various performances, including dance and spoken word, as well as an artisan night market and a cultural expo...

Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day Returns with a New Fall Date - September 23

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 04:05 PM

Neighbour Day is an opportunity to bring people together and make a positive impact in the community. The City’s fourth annual Neighbour Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 23. 

Community members are encouraged to host events and activities that promote kindness, friendship and inclusivity. From building on existing traditions or starting new ones, Neighbour Day creates a stronger sense of belonging. Resources are available online at to help plan your event, including...