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Dease Park

Residents’ Input Sought on Future Uses of the Dease Pool Site & Park Area

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 09:30 AM

The City is inviting residents to share feedback on a draft recreational opportunities concept plan for the Dease Pool and Park area. Residents can have their say through an online survey or during two open house drop-in sessions.

“We have developed a draft plan based on feedback from the community, neighbourhood demographics, park infrastructure gaps in the area, and programming delivered to date,” said Kelly Robertson, General Manager – Community Services. “The proposed design is a good mix of active...

Small Business Week Committee

Mayor Proclaims October 20 - 26, 2019, as BDC Small Business Week

Posted on Friday, October 18, 2019 11:45 AM

For 75 years, BDC has been working alongside Canadian entrepreneurs to help them build and grow their businesses. This year, for BDC Small Business Week, they are shinning the spotlight on the changing face of entrepreneurship in Canada and the trailblazers behind the business.

At an event on Friday, Oct. 18, held at City Hall, the Mayor officially proclaimed Oct. 20 – 26 as BDC Small Business WeekTM. 

“With the national theme, ‘Canada: a nation of entrepreneurs. Showcasing the people behind...

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...