“Power to Play” Launched to Help Kids Access Sport & Activity
Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022 10:15 AM
PRO Kids is excited to launch its first annual fundraising campaign, Power to Play. The campaign aims to raise $50,000 to help local children and youth access community activities when families cannot afford the fees. Power to Play, which runs for the month of April, is an opportunity for the public to support local kids in need.
“We should never underestimate the value that recreation has on a child,” said Laura Daniele, PRO Kids Coordinator. “Our tagline is ‘be the number one fan of a child...
Tenth Annual respect. Awards Presented for Inclusion, Compassion
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 11:00 AM
The tenth annual respect. Award recipients were announced during the Diversity Thunder Bay Celebration today, with the honour going to one individual and one local organization. Community leader Barbara Cooper and Elevate NWO received a respect. Award for their efforts to promote attitudes, beliefs and behaviours that demonstrate respect.
“We are so pleased to honour two very deserving recipients with this year’s respect. Award for their empowerment of others, and by leading with compassion, dedication...
City’s Outdoor Skating Rinks Have Closed for the Season
Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 11:45 AM
Due to warmer weather conditions the City’s outdoor skating rinks have now closed, with the exception of the outdoor rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing.
Thunder Bay’s outdoor rinks typically close in early to mid-March. Warm temperatures and rain have significantly degraded ice conditions, signaling the end of the season. The mild weather is expected to continue this week.
“We’ve had a good, cold winter for skating and hockey,” said Cory Halvorsen, Manager – Parks & Open Spaces. “Parks staff will...
City Invites Input to Advance Indigenous Relations in Thunder Bay
Posted on Monday, March 14, 2022 05:45 AM
The City of Thunder Bay is seeking input to help shape the future of Indigenous Relations in Thunder Bay. Members of the Indigenous community, community partners, service providers, and the general public are asked to get involved as the City plans its way forward.
Community input will be used to help prioritize areas of action such as more Indigenous spaces in the City, increased awareness of Indigenous culture, more responsive City services, additional community supports, and a focus on anti-racism...
Residents Invited to Attend Unveiling of Maamawe City Art Bus
Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 06:45 AM
The City of Thunder Bay, along with local Indigenous artists, are excited to launch the City’s new Maamawe Art Bus created by five local Indigenous youth artists. Residents are invited to attend the unveiling event at the Transit Terminal Main Depot, 570 Fort William Road, at 1pm on Monday, Feb. 28. (Masks and social distancing are required.) The event will honour Indigenous heritage in Thunder Bay and celebrate the beauty of Indigenous culture expressed through colour and design on the exterior...