50th Anniversary News

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Posted On Friday, October 23, 2020

City HallCitizens are invited to make suggestions for a time capsule to be opened on Thunder Bay’s centennial in 2070. Items to be included should be unique to life in Thunder Bay in 2020, or alternatively something (a picture or story) that expresses your hope for what Thunder Bay will be like in 2070.
“We all know that the COVID-19 pandemic dominated life in 2020, and we want to hear your stories of how that affected you. But we also want to hear about other things –...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 30, 2020

In honour of the 50 th Anniversary of the Amalgamation of Port Arthur and Fort William into the City of Thunder Bay, nominations are now open for the ‘Citizens of Exceptional Achievement – Thunder Bay’s 50 th Anniversary’ Volunteer Service Awardpresented by the City of Thunder Bay.
The Official Recognition Committee, along with the 50 th Anniversary Steering Committee, will be recognizing individuals who have volunteered extensive time toward...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Doors Open 2020Exploring significant historical, architectural and cultural sites in Thunder Bay will be a digital experience for 2020. Beginning Sept. 1, through Nov. 30, experience the virtual  Doors Open Thunder Bay which  incorporates video, photography, archival images, web exhibits and more that bring to life local meaningful places and stories. As Thunder Bay celebrates ‘One City. Fifty Years.’ many of this year’s sites showcase our community’s progress...
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Posted On Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Virtual LiveThis summer's Live on the Waterfront, presented by Ontario Power Generation, will look different, but there will be no shortage of talent. With the COVID-19 restrictions, the popular weekly free series has moved from the Waterfront to virtual. Virtual Live will be presented every Wednesday from July 8 to August 26, at 7 pm. 
The weekly virtual concert series will offer a variety of music genres while showcasing award-winning Canadian performers as well as local talent...

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Posted On Thursday, June 18, 2020

Virtual Canada Day LogoThe City of Thunder Bay’s Canada Day event, presented by Ontario Power Generation, will look different this year, but there's no shortage of activities that people can enjoy safely from their homes.
With restrictions still in place due to COVID-19, the Canada Day Celebration will be virtual this year with a three-day program with 50 th Anniversary flare. It will include a science show, art projects, trivia, cooking demonstrations, concerts and more. Programming will...

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