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2023 Culture Days

Ontario Culture Days Launches Friday, Sept. 22

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 03:45 PM

On Friday, Sept. 22, the City will be kicking off Ontario Culture Days with Arts & Culture Under the Lights from 6 - 10 pm at Prince Arthur’s Landing in Marina Park. This free event will feature an evening of arts, cultural activities and performances that celebrate the rich culture of the city. All are welcome to join in a night of community and creativity.

Attendees can expect to enjoy various performances, including dance and spoken word, as well as an artisan night market and a cultural expo...

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Neighbour Day Returns with a New Fall Date - September 23

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 04:05 PM

Neighbour Day is an opportunity to bring people together and make a positive impact in the community. The City’s fourth annual Neighbour Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 23. 

Community members are encouraged to host events and activities that promote kindness, friendship and inclusivity. From building on existing traditions or starting new ones, Neighbour Day creates a stronger sense of belonging. Resources are available online at to help plan your event, including...

Participants at the 2023 Mayor's Mulligan

19th Annual Mayor’s Mulligan Raises Funds & Awareness for PRO Kids

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 07:57 PM

The 19th Annual Mayor’s Mulligan Golf Tournament presented by Enbridge announced $27,773 raised in support of PRO Kids at this year’s event. This fun-filled charitable tournament saw teams participate in golf challenges and games, a silent auction, and dinner at Strathcona Golf Course on Friday, Sept. 8. A total of $270,724 has been raised by the Mayor’s Mulligan over the past 19 years for charitable organizations.

“I’m extremely proud to be a part of the Mulligan Golf Tournament,” said Mayor Ken...

Treasure Exchange Days Returns September 9 & 10

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 03:05 PM

This City’s Treasure Exchange Days event returns this month. The popular event aimed at diverting waste from the landfill and giving a second life to good-condition items that are no longer needed is a great opportunity to exchange reusable household items, furniture, small appliances, toys, and more for free.

Residents who have unwanted but still useable items they wish to give away may leave them on the curb any time after 5 pm on Friday, Sept. 8, labelled “free.” Residents are then invited to...

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City Seeks Input on New Culture Plan to Enhance Local Arts, Culture & Heritage

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 03:26 PM

The City of Thunder Bay has begun the process of developing a new municipal Culture Plan. This Plan will replace the Inspire Thunder Bay Culture Plan that was adopted by the City in 2011, and will identify current priorities, provide direction, and anticipate challenges ahead to ensure community access to, and necessary support for, the arts, culture and heritage sector to thrive in Thunder Bay over the next decade.

"Arts, culture and heritage are vital to our community,” said Louisa Costanzo,...