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City Announces National Youth Week Celebrations May 1-7

Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024 09:39 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is thrilled to once again host youth events this year in celebration of National Youth Week from May 1 to May 7. The Recreation and Culture Division, along with other community partners, have arranged many fun events for youth ages 10–24 to participate in throughout the week. Event registration opens April 15, and all 2024 Youth Week events are free of charge. 

“We have focused on events this year that invite youth to try new experiences and gain new skills while creating...

Proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment at 1000 Fort William Road

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 02:55 PM

The Planning Services Division would like your comments on an application that is currently under review for a proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-Law Amendment at 1000 Fort William Road.

Please submit written comments, by emailing Shannon.labelle@thunderbay.ca, no later than April 30th, 2024. Please quote the file number, OZ-03-2024, in your submission. Copies of all correspondence will be forwarded to City Council and to the Applicant. Your comments will be considered in the evaluation of the...

Ball Family on behalf of White Pine Electric present $5000 kick-off donation

“Power to Play” aims to raise $50,000

Posted on Tuesday, April 02, 2024 01:40 PM

PRO Kids launched the third annual “Power to Play” fundraising campaign, taking place throughout the month of April. The campaign aims to raise $50,000 to help local children and youth access recreational programs when their families cannot afford the fees. 

“Registration fees have been identified as the main barrier to kids participating in recreation and sport,” said Doug Eddington, PRO Kids Board of Directors Chairperson. “Recreation allows kids to develop skills, enhance self-esteem, and...

CityStudio Thunder Bay Showcases 2023 Achievements

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 09:43 AM

CityStudio Thunder Bay, a three-year pilot community-campus engagement project that allows for innovative solutions to address municipally identified challenges and opportunities, presented its 2023 achievements to City Council last night. The presentation highlighted significant strides in CityStudio’s mission to foster community collaboration and growth within the City of Thunder Bay, Confederation College, Lakehead University, and NOSM University. 

“2023 was an exciting year as CityStudio saw...

2024 respect. Awards presented

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024 05:26 PM

The 12th annual respect. Award recipients were announced during Diversity Thunder Bay’s Annual event, marking the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Two respect. Awards are presented annually, one for an individual and one for a local organization or business.

Mary Kozorys received a respect. award for her work as a community volunteer and program coordinator for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Northwestern Ontario where she helps bridge gaps for women and...