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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....

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra to Play Live on the Waterfront

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 12:15 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to host the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday, July 25 at Live on the Waterfront, in collaboration with Superior Theatre Festival.

For the first time ever, the full orchestra will play a free outdoor show.

“It is exciting to have thousands of people able to enjoy our orchestra at once,” said Ash Young, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor. “It’s a great way to help them expand their audience.”

Winnipeg’s Raine Hamilton String Trio will also be performing...

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...