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Lieutenant Governor to host New Year’s Levee in Thunder Bay

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 06:15 AM

Mayor Bill Mauro is pleased to announce that the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario’s New Year’s Levee will take place in Thunder Bay. The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell will host the Levee on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at the O’Kelly, VC Armoury, 317 Park Ave.

Mayor Mauro and the Lieutenant Governor welcome the community to come out at 10:30 am and celebrate 50 years since the amalgamation of the cities of Fort William and Port Arthur to create one city – Thunder Bay.

The community celebration will include...

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Public Invited to Open House for Thunder Bay Police Facility Review

Posted on Friday, December 06, 2019 11:30 AM

As part of the Thunder Bay Police Facility Review, a public open house will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 4 – 7 pm, in City Hall Lobby, 500 Donald St. E. Information will be presented through opening remarks and visual displays, and citizens will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide their input. Opening remarks will be shared at 4 pm and again repeated at 6 pm, and informational displays and opportunities for questions and comment will be available for the duration of the open house.


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Male Students Attend Training on Gender-based Violence

Posted on Friday, December 06, 2019 04:30 AM

Nearly 50 grade seven to 10 male students from Lakehead Public Schools throughout the city are attending the Engaging Male Students to Reduce and Prevent Gender-Based Violence workshop today aimed at preventing gender-based violence against women and girls. The training conference brings together presenters from various organizations in the city to educate the boys with the knowledge and skills they need to become kind men. 

“As long as violence against women and girls continues, our work...

Cannabis Retail Store: Public Notice Period Until Dec. 12, 2019, for 1082 Memorial Ave

Posted on Monday, December 02, 2019 04:00 AM

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has opened a 15-day Public Notice Period for a cannabis store to be located at 1082 Memorial Avenue that has applied to the AGCO for a local license to operate the store.


The municipality and Thunder Bay residents can comment on this proposed location and the AGCO will consider comments that relate to:

  • protecting public health and safety
  • protecting youth and restricting their...

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Prince Arthur’s Landing Skating Rink Open for the Season

Posted on Monday, December 02, 2019 03:15 AM

The waterfront skating rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing is now officially open for the season. Residents and visitors of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come to the waterfront to enjoy the rink and the many other winter activities and amenities available this season. 

“The skating rink is now open for all to enjoy,” said Carlee Hakenson, Events & Waterfront Services Developer. “I encourage the community to come down to Prince Arthur’s Landing with their families and friends for fun-filled...