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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. 

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Robert Bortuzzo Brings the Stanley Cup to Thunder Bay

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:00 PM

Robert Bortuzzo, of the Stanley Cup-winning St. Louis Blues, will be bringing the Cup to Thunder Bay to celebrate his victory with local residents. A free public event will be held on Tuesday, July 16, from 1 – 3 pm at the DaVinci Centre.

Everyone is welcome to attend and see Robert with the Stanley Cup. Attendees must bring their own camera for photographs, and in order to accommodate as many people as possible, only one picture will be taken per family and no autographs will be signed.

PRO Kids will...

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...