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Broadcasts of Weekly City Council Meetings to be Suspended

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 06:15 AM

Televised broadcasts of weekly Committee of the Whole (COW) and City Council meetings will be temporarily suspended starting one month before the October 22 municipal election to permit a more level playing field for all candidates.

City of Thunder Bay staff recently made the decision following consultation with its TV broadcast providers. Meetings up to and including on September 17 will continue to be broadcast, after which time broadcasting will be suspended until the Inaugural Meeting on December...

Dan Davidson Set to Headline Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Thursday, August 09, 2018 09:15 AM

The August 15 edition of the City of Thunder Bay’s Live on the Waterfront goes country with three-time Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Award nominee Dan Davidson.

Davidson is Alberta’s most awarded country sensation. He exploded onto the Canadian country scene in 2016 with the release of his second single “Found” (co-written by Clayton Bellamy of The Road Hammers), which rocketed up the charts, making Davidson the number one charting indie artist in Canada. The future is bright for Davidson....

Scotland’s Breabach Set to Hit the Stage at Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Friday, August 03, 2018 11:15 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Live on the Waterfront summer concert series continues next Wednesday, Aug. 8 with Scotland’s award-winning Celtic act Breabach.

In 2016, Breabach received the Scots Trad Music Awards ‘Folk Band of the Year’ for the second time and ‘Album of the Year’ for their fifth studio album ‘Astar’. A special Celtic Connections show to celebrate the album was held in February in Glasgow’s City Halls and was received with a sellout crowd and a five-star review in the Scotsman.

The momentum...

City of Thunder Bay Announces Movie Nights on the Waterfront Lineup

Posted on Friday, August 03, 2018 09:45 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce the summer lineup for Movie Nights on the Waterfront.

The series, presented by Ontario Power Generation, starts Friday, Aug. 17, and runs Fridays and Saturdays in Marina Park until Sept. 1. Movies begin after sunset when it becomes dark, around 9 pm, with the start time gradually becoming earlier by Sept. 1.

This year’s lineup:

  • Friday, Aug. 17 – The Lego Ninjago Movie
  • Saturday, Aug. 18 – Peter Rabbit
  • Friday, Aug. 24 – Moana
  • Saturday, Aug. 25 – Guardians...

Shred Kelly to Headline Wednesday’s Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Monday, July 30, 2018 10:45 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Live on the Waterfront hosts its sixth edition of the season on Aug. 1 with headliner Shred Kelly.

Soaked in electric crescendos and folk-tinged, sing-along anthems, Shred Kelly is known for their high-energy live show that ignites dance floors with their alternative folk sound. Over three albums and countless tours, the five British Columbians have developed their signature sound by taking inspiration from the mountains that they hail from and the people who inhabit them....