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CEDC Launches New Tourism Support Programs

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 06:15 AM

The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) is pleased to announce the launch of two new funding programs to support tourism industry growth through the CEDC’s share of the Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT).

The program consists of two funding streams; one for tourism event growth support and the other supporting product development.  Program details are available through the Tourism Thunder Bay website,  The program aims to support events or...

Vickers Park Storywalk Launch

Interactive Storywalk Launched at Vickers Park

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 09:15 AM

Thunder Bay’s first Storywalk, Victor’s Vickers Park Adventure, launched today at Vickers Park. The Storywalk is a story displayed on a series of posts throughout the park to be read as one walks around the park.

The Storywalk was written by Marilyn Grudniski and Julia Crewdson of Little Lions Waldorf and illustrated by Shaun Hedican. Help was received from Generator Insights & Design for the creation of the posts.

Storywalk is sponsored by Big Boreal Adventure, which is a project funded by...

My Son The Hurricane

My Son the Hurricane Brings High Energy to Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 05:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to host My Son the Hurricane at Live on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation, on July 24, 2019.

My Son the Hurricane will be hitting the stage at 8 pm with their unique style called brasshop, a combination of multi-horns, multi-vocal and multi-drums. My Son the Hurricane is known for packing dance floors around the country. “This high energy show is a must-see,” said Louisa Costanzo, Cultural Development and Event Supervisor. "Dust off your dancing...

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Chapples Golf Course Celebrates 70 Years in Our Community

Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:00 PM

On July 16, 1949, Chapples Golf Course officially opened in the City of Fort William. In recognition of this 70 year milestone, a commemorative ceremony was held at Chapples on Tuesday, July 16, which included a historical unveiling, the installation of a new Clement E. Chapple Pollinator Flower Bed, and a symbolic tee-off.

The symbolic tee shot was taken by local golfers Tony Stokaluk and Jackie Palmer accompanied by Mayor Bill Mauro. The tee shot recreated the first shot on the course in 1949 taken...

Basia Bulat

Canadian Singer Songwriter Basia Bulat Featured at Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Monday, July 15, 2019 09:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to announce Canadian singer songwriter Basia Bulat will be bringing her immense talent to Live on the Waterfront, Wednesday, July 17, presented by Ontario Power Generation.

Basia Bulat, a Juno Award and Polaris Prize nominee, has spent the past two years touring all over Canada and Australia. Bulat is a staple of the Canadian Folk scene, and has shared the stage with performers such as Daniel Lanois, St. Vincent, Arcade Fire and many others. 

Also performing...