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City Receives FEO Award

City of Thunder Bay’s Events Recognized Provincially

Posted on Monday, March 02, 2020 11:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay has been recognized as having some of the best events in Ontario. Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) has presented the City with two awards based on activities undertaken in 2019. Both Live on the Waterfront and SnowDay on the Waterfront were awarded the Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario.

“We are incredibly proud to be recognized for some of the top events in the province,” said Louisa Costanzo, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor. “Our team, alongside sponsors...

Human Trafficking Awareness Event poster

Coalition to End Human Trafficking Hosting Awareness Event

Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 09:30 AM

The Thunder Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking are hosting a public awareness event in the promotional court at Intercity Shopping Centre tomorrow from noon to 4pm to provide information about human trafficking and affiliated community resources. The goal is to engage the public about human trafficking and the importance of specific and specialized services. 

Many times people confuse human trafficking with human smuggling (across borders). However, girls as young as 13 and women who are...

Notice of Surplus Property

Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:45 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay, at its meeting held on Monday, February 10, 2019, declared the following land and easement interests surplus to the City's requirements:

The City’s interest in the portion of Field Street (formerly Ford Street), lane and adjacent 1 foot strip, once closed, abutting 440 Central Avenue, 642 Winnipeg Avenue, 727 & Part of 707 Memorial Avenue and legally described as Part of Ford Street (now Field Street) and Lane...

Mayor Invites the Community to Safety and Well-Being Planning

Posted on Tuesday, February 04, 2020 07:00 AM

A Public Forum for Community Safety and Well-Being was held this evening to launch the planning process in Thunder Bay.

Effective January 1, 2019, new legislation mandates all Ontario municipalities to prepare and adopt a community safety and well-being (CSWB) plan that proactively addresses locally identified priority risks to community safety and well-being. On March 11, 2019, Thunder Bay City Council appointed the Crime Prevention Council as the Advisory Committee to oversee the development of...

Live on the Waterfront

City Call for Talent, Vendors, Artists/Artisans, and Community Groups

Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:45 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is inviting talent, food vendors, product and service vendors, artists/artisans, and community groups to apply to participate at the City’s annual events series.

Various participation opportunities include over 20 event days, with two major single-day events and two event series. All events are free to the public and collectively draw thousands of attendees.

Events include:

  • Quest: Tech & Gaming Event: Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30, 2020 – approximately 2,000 attendees