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Incident Reporting Program Completes First Year in Thunder Bay

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 05:00 AM

Have you experienced or witnessed racism in Thunder Bay? Since the Incident Reporting Program launched on June 27, 2017, a total of 176 reports have been filed either by or on behalf of people in Thunder Bay who have.

Results of the first year of the program were presented to City Council at Committee of the Whole tonight.

Incident Reporting, which has been extended for another year, is supported by the City through its Anti-Racism & Respect Advisory Committee in partnership with Diversity Thunder...

Ferrochrome Plant in North Presents Opportunities

Posted on Friday, July 13, 2018 12:30 PM

Thunder Bay/Fort William First Nation leaders remain hopeful for new opportunities after learning this afternoon that Noront Resources’ ferrochrome processing plant to process chromite ore from the Ring of Fire will not be built in Thunder Bay.

Mayor Keith Hobbs and Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins learned of the decision from Noront’s senior officials at Thunder Bay City Hall this afternoon.

“While we are disappointed the plant will not be built in Thunder Bay, we continue to see many...

Multi-use Trail to Close Next Week for Culvert Work

Posted on Friday, July 13, 2018 11:15 AM

The popular multi-use trail under the Harbour Expressway linking Confederation College with Riverside Drive will be closed from Monday, July 16 until Wednesday, July 18 for culvert replacement work.

During construction, it will not be possible for trail users to pass safely under the Harbour Expressway. Trail users are asked to use the new multi-use trail from Confederation College to the intersection of Harbour Expressway and Golf Links Road, the Darrell Matson Trail on the west side of Golf Links...

The Northern Pikes Bring Classic Hits to Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Thursday, July 12, 2018 10:00 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is excited to present classic Canadian rock act The Northern Pikes on July 18 at Live on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation.                      

The Northern Pikes has produced hits like She Ain’t Pretty, Teenland, Girl With a Problem and more. After 35 years, the band continues to perform like a new group, bringing a fresh start to the stage every time. As audiences at recent festival...

Five Alarm Funk to Headline Wednesday’s Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Monday, July 09, 2018 11:15 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to host 2018 Juno Nominees Five Alarm Funk at Live on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation, on July 11.

“This one has potential to be Thunder Bay’s biggest summer dance party,” said Ash Young, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor. “We are excited to present Five Alarm Funk at Live on the Waterfront.”

Creating music for more than a decade, the Vancouver-based eclectic eight-piece band remains as impossible as ever to put inside a box. While...