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Jeff Adams Headlines City’s First Accessible Sports Expo

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 01:28 PM

People with disabilities, their families and anyone else interested in learning more about accessible sports opportunities are invited to attend Thunder Bay’s first Accessible Sports Expo, free to everyone, on Monday, Sept. 19. The event aims to encourage sport participation by people of all ages living with disabilities.

The Expo will feature a keynote presentation by Jeff Adams, a three-time Paralympic Champion and six-time World Champion in wheelchair track racing. Jeff is living proof that focus,...

Overdose Awareness Day - Aug. 31

Thunder Bay to Host International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 04:13 PM

Raising awareness of overdose and reducing the stigma of drug-related deaths are two of the goals of International Overdose Awareness Day, held annually on Aug. 31.

This year’s event at the entrance to the Kaministiquia River Heritage Park at the corner of Donald and Simpson Streets will feature community resource booths, overdose prevention training and free naloxone, as well as activities to make a tribute to a loved one.

“We really want to raise awareness about how overdoses impact so many people...

Final Live on the Waterfront to Finish with Fireworks

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 09:48 AM

Everyone is encouraged to attend the finale of the City’s summer event series this Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Live on the Waterfront, featuring live entertainment and a special fireworks display to finish the night.

The live show, which starts at 7 pm – one hour later than usual to accommodate fireworks – includes a range of genres with two local bands, EDLA (rock/pop) and Tim Albertson (country), as well as alt-pop headliner Fake Shark. Food will be available through local food vendors, and community...

Final Candidate Certified for French Separate School Board

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 03:38 PM

Returning Officer Krista Power has officially certified the remaining candidate for the French Separate School Board, as the number of nominations filed for that race was less than the number of persons required to be elected.

An extension of the nomination deadline took place on Wednesday, Aug. 24 as required under the Municipal Elections Act, and a nomination was submitted during that time. Victoria Mauro was acclaimed.

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2022 Municipal Election

Returning Officer Certifies Candidates for 2022 Election

Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 09:57 AM

Returning Officer Krista Power has officially certified the candidates for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election. The French School Board saw most candidates receiving acclamation to office, and the French Separate School Board had an extension of the nomination deadline.

“I’d like to thank everyone who came forward to register their nomination to be a candidate for Thunder Bay City Council and School Boards,” said City Clerk Krista Power, Returning Officer. “We’re excited to start sharing...