50th Anniversary News

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Posted On Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Live on the WaterfrontThe City of Thunder Bay is inviting talent, food vendors, product and service vendors, artists/artisans, and community groups to apply to participate at the City’s annual events series.
Various participation opportunities include over 20 event days, with two major single-day events and two event series. All events are free to the public and collectively draw thousands of attendees.
Events include:
Quest: Tech & Gaming Event: Friday, May 29 and Saturday,...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 28, 2020

SnowDayThe City of Thunder Bay is inviting everyone to spend some time outside experiencing the best of winter at SnowDay on the Waterfront, set for Family Day, Monday, Feb. 17, from 12 pm – 5 pm, at Prince Arthur’s Landing – Marina Park. SnowDay on the Waterfront is presented by Ontario Power Generation.
We are pleased to have six teams carving all weekend and bringing to life a unique vision of this year’s theme:  Thunder Bay’s 50 th Anniversary...

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Posted On Monday, December 23, 2019

calltoartistsThe City of Thunder Bay is pleased to announce two exciting public art opportunities for artists and artist teams. 
Artists are invited to submit proposals for artwork that will be displayed proudly on the exterior of a City of Thunder Bay Transit Bus in 2020. The theme for this project is  One City. Fifty Years. T he intent is to help celebrate and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the amalgamation of the cities of Fort William and Port Arthur and the townships...

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Posted On Wednesday, December 11, 2019

50th LogoMayor Bill Mauro is pleased to announce that the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario’s New Year’s Levee will take place in Thunder Bay. The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell will host the Levee on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at the O’Kelly, VC Armoury, 317 Park Ave.
Mayor Mauro and the Lieutenant Governor welcome the community to come out at 10:30 am and celebrate 50 years since the amalgamation of the cities of Fort William and Port Arthur to create one city –...

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Posted On Tuesday, November 05, 2019

50th Anniversary FlagsOn January 1, 2020 Thunder Bay will celebrate 50 years since the amalgamation of the cities of Fort William, Port Arthur and towns of Neebing and McIntyre merging to create Thunder Bay.
Mayor Bill Mauro, Councillor Shelby Ch’ng and members of the 50th Anniversary Committee announced today the city’s plans for a year’s worth of activities and incentives to help celebrate the upcoming 50th Anniversary.
The 50th Anniversary Committee began as the official...

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