50th Anniversary News

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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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Posted On Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Neighbour Day BannerThunder Bay City Council has declared the third Saturday in June to be Neighbour Day each year. Thunder Bay’s first Neighbour Day is set for Saturday, June 20.
Neighbour Day is an opportunity for neighbours to connect and celebrate. This year’s event also serves as a chance to celebrate the City of Thunder Bay’s 50th anniversary. Neighbour Day has been held in cities around the world. Calgary, Leduc, Kelowna and Kitchener are some of the
Canadian communities...

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Posted On Sunday, May 10, 2020

Mother’s Day marks the opening of nominations of notable women from our city’s past to be featured on the City of Thunder Bay Archives online web exhibit for Women’s History Month in October.
The City of Thunder Bay Archives launched the Women in History online exhibit in 2013 as a means to recognize women who have contributed to the history and community of Thunder Bay. Every year, we ask for submissions from the community of local women who have made an...

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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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