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Thunder Bay Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad

Posted on Friday, October 11, 2019 12:30 PM

 $40,000 Digital Main Street Grant will help main street businesses improve online presence.

The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) today announced a $40,000 grant they received from Digital Main Street (DMS) is being used to fund a Digital Service Squad to help main street small businesses improve their online capabilities. The CEDC in partnership with the Waterfront District BIA will manage the program on behalf of the two participating Business Improvement Areas...

Mayor's Mulligan Cheque Presentation

Mayor’s Mulligan Raises Funds and Awareness for PRO Kids

Posted on Monday, October 07, 2019 07:15 AM

The 2019 Mayor’s Mulligan Golf Tournament presented by TD, announced today that $15,694.18 was raised during this year’s event in support of PRO Kids. This bringing the total raised in the past 15 years to $208,694.18 for charitable organizations. A cheque was presented by Mayor Bill Mauro to Laura Daniele, PRO Kids Coordinator, at City Hall on Monday, Oct. 7. 

“My thanks to the sponsors, donors, volunteers and players for taking part in this year’s tournament,” said Mayor Bill Mauro. “This event...

Healthy Neighbourhood Harvest

Healthy Neighbourhood Harvests Bring Neighbours Together

Posted on Wednesday, October 02, 2019 12:45 PM

EarthCare Thunder Bay in collaboration with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit is bringing neighbours together this weekend at two Healthy Neighbourhood Harvest events.

The first Healthy Neighbourhood Harvest event takes place on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1 – 4 pm, at County Park. The second event takes place Sunday, Oct. 6, from 1 – 4 pm, at Franklin Street Park, near the splash pad. 

These family-friendly events will feature an afternoon of free, healthy food, games, activities, prizes and information...

Culture Days

Celebrate Creativity, the Arts and Well-being with Culture Days in Thunder Bay

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 09:30 AM

The tenth annual Ontario Culture Days event runs in Thunder Bay this Friday, Sept. 27, through Sunday Sept. 29. With more than forty activities registered in the Thunder Bay district, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Culture Days is an annual national event that has become one of the nation’s largest participatory cultural events. There are over 3,000 activities registered nation-wide, and over 2 million people are expected to attend these events across the country.

“The weekend is an opportunity...

James Murphy Residence

The James Murphy Residence – 100 Years Old

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:00 AM

Today the City of Thunder Bay, together with the Heritage Advisory Committee, celebrated the 100th anniversary of completion of the James Murphy Residence. To commemorate the 100 years of history, a certificate was presented to Mr. Bruno Valente, the current property owner, during a ceremony at the 431 Selkirk St. S. residence.

“The James Murphy Residence has a long history in our community and is a Designated Heritage Property on our Municipal Heritage Registry,” said Laurie Abthorpe, Heritage Researcher,...