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Mayor's Mulligan Returns in New Format to Support PRO Kids

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:45 PM

The 16th Annual Mayor’s Mulligan will run as a special Putting Edition this year in support of PRO Kids. The annual event, which has cumulatively raised $208,500 to date, will be offered in a different format to accommodate the current COVID-19 climate.

The Mayor's Mulligan: Putting Edition will take place Friday, Sept. 11, at Chapples Golf Course. Participants can drop by the putting green any time from 9 am to 8 pm, and test their skills. No advanced registration is required. Scores will be...

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Two City Splash Pads to Remain Open until Labour Day

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:15 PM

 To allow children to take full advantage of the mild summer weather and delayed school start, two of the City’s splash pads, at the North End Recreation Centre and at Franklin Park, will remain open up to and including Labour Day, Sept. 7. In addition, the County Park splash pad will operate until Sunday, Aug. 30, at which time it will close for the end of summer.

“We’re pleased to be able to keep two splash pads available until Labour Day,” said Cory Halvorsen, Manager of Parks & Open Spaces....

Celebrating success: Thunder Bay Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 09:00 AM

Today, the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) hosted an outdoor event to celebrate the success of 32 foreign skilled workers who have received a community recommendation through the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). The successful candidates have received full-time permanent jobs with over 16 local employers and can now apply for their permanent residency with the Federal Government.

“With over 30 positions supported in only 5 months, this program has proven to...

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City Invites Feedback on 55 Plus Programs

Posted on Monday, August 17, 2020 11:45 AM

 The City of Thunder Bay is gathering resident feedback as it works on reopening plans for 55 Plus centre programs. No reopening date has been set at this time for the centres, which were closed at the start of the pandemic.

The City is launching an online survey to assess the level of comfort with reopening the two older adult centres which include the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre and the West Arthur Community Centre 55 Plus Programs.

Information gathered will help inform the direction the reopening...

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55 Plus Centre Volunteers Recognized Nationally

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 06:15 AM

The Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre volunteers have received the Community Leader Award as part of the 2019 Canada’s Volunteer Awards issued by the Government of Canada. The Centre’s volunteers were recognized for their role in preventing social isolation among older adults and contributing to positive physical, social and mental well-being.

Canada’s Volunteer Awards recognize volunteers across the country for their commitment to making a difference in their communities. In the Community Leader Award category,...