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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...

Multi-use Trail at Confederation College Closed

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 12:00 PM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Parks & Open Spaces Section and Confederation College would like to remind users that the popular multi-use trail through Confederation College is closed during the entire period of the reconstruction of the bridge over the McIntyre River at Confederation College.

Construction began on Monday, Aug. 20, and is expected to take about three months to complete. This north-south trail connects Lakehead University with Confederation College and Chapples Park. There is no trail...

Live on the Waterfront Wraps Up with Workshops for Musicians

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2018 12:15 PM

As the City of Thunder Bay’s Live on the Waterfront summer concert series winds down for the season, the City is pleased to host a series of professional development opportunities for local musicians on Thursday, Aug. 30.

The first opportunity is an ‘Intro to the Music Business’ series facilitated by Elise Roller of Manitoba Music and writer/producer Tyler Del Pino. It will cover topics such as the business of music, intro to songwriting, DIY tour booking and live show etiquette. The series runs from...