50th Anniversary logo

The 50th anniversary logo was inspired by the coming together of two cities, Port Arthur and Fort William, in amalgamation to form Thunder Bay. Read more about the history of amalgamation.

In the 50th logo, the "5" incorporates graphics that represent Port Arthur landmarks and the "0" incorporates Fort William landmarks, which come together to form Thunder Bay.

Port Arthur graphics included in the "5":

  • the grain elevators
  • Sleeping Giant / Naniboujou
  • waterfront
  • breakwall

Fort William graphics included in the "0":

  • City Hall
  • Mount McKay / Animikii Wajiw
  • parks
  • rail

Building block tiles inspired by our city have also been incorporated into the 50th anniversary materials and designs to showcase our city. These include: the Sleeping Giant  / Naniboujou, grain elevators, lakes, rivers, breakwall, sun, clouds, City Hall, Mount McKay / Animikii Wajiw, Rail, the Pagoda, Terry Fox monument, Fort William Historical Park, twin bells of amalgamation, curling clubs, Thunder Bay Soroptimist International Friendship Garden, waterfalls, and portage.    

Take a closer look at the logo and 50th anniversary branding

Photo Gallery: 50th Anniversary Logo will appear here on the public site.



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