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Call to Artists for Women’s History Art Bus

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 01:25 PM

The City is excited to announce a public art opportunity for artists and artist-led teams.

Artists are invited to submit proposals for artwork to be displayed on the exterior of a Thunder Bay Transit bus, beginning this fall. The project provides an opportunity to feature local artists’ talent and creativity by creating a mobile gallery on public transportation. The theme, “Women’s History in Thunder Bay,” will inspire a visual art showcase of women who have made an impact on Thunder Bay, or...

Online Citizen Satisfaction Survey Underway in Thunder Bay

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2023 11:12 AM

The City of Thunder Bay has launched an online citizen satisfaction survey to monitor and understand local priorities and concern on a wide range of City services while assessing the local quality of life. This year the City has partnered with Zencity who will host the survey online for targeted continuous monitoring of residents’ opinions and satisfaction levels. 

“We are looking forward to using a new method that takes advantage of our digital age and gathers feedback in real time,” said City...

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Share Your Views Canada Day on the Waterfront Teddy Bears Picnic

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 04:31 PM

The City invites residents to share their feedback using online surveys on Canada Day on the Waterfront, which took place July 1, and Teddy Bears Picnic, which took place July 11.

“Participant feedback helps us maintain, modify and improve the events we offer,” said Louisa Costanzo, the City’s Supervisor of Cultural Development & Events.

The two online surveys can be completed at and will be available until July 30, 2023.

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Contact: Louisa Costanzo, Cultural...

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Live on the Waterfront Festival Begins July 19 Marina Park

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023 12:00 PM

The City is pleased to present this year's Live on the Waterfront summer concert line-up, presented by Ontario Power Generation. The festival will take place every Wednesday from July 19 to Aug. 23, from 6 to 9 pm, at the Festival Area in Marina Park.

This year’s Live on the Waterfront concert series boasts an array of talented performers, including Juno Award winners and nominees, Prism Award winners, and exceptional local talent.

"We can't wait for the stage to come alive this summer with...

Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre Temporarily Closed Due to Vandalism

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 01:01 PM

The Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre, located at 700 River Street, is temporarily closed due acts of vandalism. Over the evening (July 6 – 7), several windows were broken at the facility. Given the extent of damage, the Centre remains closed and all programming is cancelled July 7 – 9, as crews work on clean-up and repair. Impacted stakeholder groups have been contacted directly.  

“We are dismayed the Centre has been vandalized,” said Twyla Biluk, Supervisor of Older Adults. “We apologize for any...