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Voter Instruction Letters Sent to Eligible Thunder Bay Electors

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 08:45 AM

September 26, 2018 – Voter Instruction Letters (VILs) have begun arriving by mail to eligible Thunder Bay electors currently on the voters’ list for the upcoming 2018 Municipal & School Board Election. 

VILs contain important information on how, when and where to vote, and will be required along with identification to cast a ballot online, by telephone and at the polling station.

“The voter instruction letter provides information that enable electors to cast their vote using the internet,...

2018 Mayor’s Community Safety Award Nominations Open

Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 07:45 AM

September 25, 2018 – The Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council is calling for nominations for the Eighth Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards, which recognize Thunder Bay residents and groups who are working to make our city safer.

Nominations officially open today, and the deadline for submissions is Oct. 5 at 4:30 pm.

The awards will be presented during a special ceremony that will take place during the Nov. 5 meeting of Thunder Bay City Council.

“Each year, when the nominations for the Mayor‘s Community...

Doors Open Thunder Bay Explores History, Heritage and Culture

Posted on Thursday, September 06, 2018 09:45 AM

Significant historical, architectural and cultural sites in Thunder Bay will open their doors to the public on  Saturday, Sept. 8, during Doors Open Thunder Bay. Coordinated by the City of Thunder Bay’s Heritage Advisory Committee, the event gives participants an opportunity to explore Thunder Bay’s rich cultural heritage through architecture.

“Doors Open Thunder Bay is a unique event that gives residents and visitors alike the opportunity to step through the doors and explore some of our City’s...

Group in Attendance at Youth Inclusion Program Funding Announcement

Government of Canada provides support for youth in Thunder Bay with Youth Inclusion Program

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 08:45 AM

August 28, 2018 – The Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council, in partnership with the City of Thunder Bay’s Recreation & Culture Division, submitted an application to Public Safety Canada for a Crime Prevention Action Fund Grant to support a Youth Inclusion Program (YIP) for Thunder Bay. Public Safety Canada has approved support for this program for five years, ending March 31, 2023.



YIP is an evidence-based intervention that aims to connect youth with programming and services...

Live on the Waterfront to Close with Welcome to New Students

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2018 05:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s last Live on the Waterfront of the season invites the entire community in welcoming new students to Thunder Bay with an exciting evening of excellent music and a fireworks finale on Wednesday, Aug. 29 in Marina Park.

Closing out the entertainment for the most successful Live on the Waterfront series to date is Juno Award winner DJ Shub. Formerly in A Tribe Called Red, DJ Shub is a title-earning DJ and award-winning music producer. Born in Grand River, Ontario and currently...