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Training with a Pro: The Hockey Edition

Training With a Pro: The Hockey Edition Returns This Summer

Posted on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 07:45 AM

Young Thunder Bay residents wanting to learn what it takes to become a professional hockey athlete are invited to find out, with the help of a few local NHL players, at a special training clinic on August 22. 

PRO Kids’ Training With a Pro: The Hockey Edition is back for its third year, offering children and youth – between the ages of five and 15 – a chance to meet, exercise and train with their idols. 

This year, three of Thunder Bay’s favourite hockey pros will be featured in one clinic....

Muskeg Express Mini Train Ride Back on Track Tomorrow

Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 11:00 AM

The Muskeg Express mini train ride at Centennial Park will be back in operation starting Wednesday, July 4 after being out of service last season.

The ride was closed last year to allow for necessary inspections and repairs to be completed to ensure safe operation. Repairs to the ride have now been successfully completed, and approved by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority.

The ride is open seasonally, weather permitting, noon – 4 pm, Wednesdays to Sundays. The last ride of the day takes place...

Family Fun at Thunder Bay’s Annual Teddy Bears Picnic

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 07:15 AM

It’s that time of year again! Calling all teddy bears and their owners for the annual Teddy Bears Picnic, presented by Ontario Power Generation, on Tuesday, July 10 at Vickers Park. Parents, caretakers, children and their teddy bears are invited for an afternoon of free crafts, activities and entertainment.  

“Our youngest audience members are invited to bring their favourite stuffed friend out for a day of fun,” said Ash Young, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor. “This year, we...

Community Economic Development Commission Wins Advertising Award

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 07:00 PM

February 13, 2018 - Thunder Bay's Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) has won an Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) Award of Excellence for advertisements that were placed on Toronto Transit Commission vehicles in 2017. 

The winning advertising campaign encouraged residents of Toronto, or anyone else riding that city's transit, to consider the advantages of living, working or investing in Thunder Bay and to visit

"It is an honour to be recognized...

Thunder Bay 1 of 4 Cities in the Running for Noront Ferrochrome Production Facility

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018 07:00 PM

January 16, 2018 - At the first of two Public Information Sessions, Doug Murray, CEO of the Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC), presented some of the City and Fort William First Nation`s Request for Proposal to be the location for the Noront Resources ferrochrome production facility.

The four-city competition is between Thunder Bay/Fort William First Nation, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and Timmins. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 2.

"We have been working with Fort William First Nation...