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Young Entrepreneurs Showcase their Innovative Businesses through Summer Company at Staples

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 01:00 PM

The sixth annual Summer Company-Staples Youth Entrepreneurship Day took place today at Staples Thunder Bay. The tradeshow showcased this year’s participants of Summer Company – Ontario’s flagship youth entrepreneurship program which is administered through the Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre every summer. The program is designed to help enterprising students between the ages of 15 and 29 start and run their own businesses over the summer months. This year, there are nine students taking...

City Responds to Pending Job Losses at Bombardier

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 11:45 AM

Following the announcement of significant pending job losses at the local Bombardier plant, the City will continue to do everything within its power to support residents and maintain the economic stability of Thunder Bay and the region.

“We have been talking to everybody who is relevant to this situation and working hard for some time,” said Mayor Bill Mauro. “We would like to see all parties work together to come to an agreement that would see jobs remain at the Thunder Bay plant.”

“Our work, since...

Juno Winner Hawksley Workman to Kick Off Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Tuesday, July 09, 2019 11:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to host Juno Winner Hawksley Workman at Live on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation, on Wednesday, July 10.

“Hawksley Workman is a great start to this year’s Live on the Waterfront, setting the tone for the soundtrack of the summer,” said Louisa Costanzo, Cultural Development & Event Supervisor.  “We are thrilled to present Hawksley Workman in a show that should not be missed.”


Hawksley Workman's career spans over a decade, including...

Mining Innovation

Posted on Monday, July 08, 2019 10:15 AM

Joint media release from CEDC (Community Economic Development Commission) and CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation):


Mining Innovation: CEMI, Sudbury, Ontario and CEDC, Thunder Bay, Ontario sign memorandum of understanding to co-develop capacity of the mining innovation ecosystem.

In an effort to help strengthen collaboration across Ontario and leverage resources within the mining innovation ecosystem, the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) and the Thunder Bay Community...

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Family Fun at the Annual Teddy Bears Picnic

Posted on Friday, July 05, 2019 10:00 AM

Calling all teddy bears and their owners for the 37th annual Teddy Bears Picnic taking place Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Parents, caretakers, children and their teddy bears are invited to Vickers Park for an afternoon of free crafts, activities and entertainment. The Teddy Bears Picnic is presented by Ontario Power Generation.

“We are excited to host the 37th Teddy Bears Picnic,” said Louisa Costanzo, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor. “There are lots of interactive activities to take...