Andrew Foulds is serving his fifth term as a city councillor for Current River Ward in Thunder Bay. He takes a passionate interest in issues such as: poverty, economic development, parks, recreation, arts/culture and the environment – especially climate adaptation.

He is currently a teacher of Biology, at Westgate Collegiate and Vocational Institute.  Prior to joining the Westgate CVI Staff, he taught and was the Vice Principal at Thunder Bay’s Superior Collegiate and Vocational Institute, Hillcrest High School, Port Arthur Collegiate and Hammarskjold High Schools.

He began teaching in Arctic Bay on Baffin Island (where he was also appointed Deputy Fire Chief). He returned to Thunder Bay in the fall of 1998 where he was born and raised.

He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1996 with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree and from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Education degree in 1997.

He is driven to serve and has profound commitment to public service.  He is serving on the following boards and committees: Waterfront Business Improvement Area, District Social Services, Earthcare Advisory Committee, Lakehead Conservation Authority, Youth, Community and Cultural Appeals Committee, Library and has been very active in the OSSTF and the Thunder Bay Labour Council.

From an early age, he has been passionate about sports including soccer, baseball and, most especially, swimming.  His longstanding involvement in swimming took him to provincial, national and international championships.  He was captain of the U of T Varsity Blues swim team for two years.

The eldest son of Jim and Judy Foulds, Councillor Foulds was born in 1972 at the Port Arthur General Hospital.

He is married to fellow-teacher, Kristine Hilden. He loves to go camping and fishing with their three children – Alex, Luke, and Matthew


Current boards and committees (Council 2022-2026)

  • CYCF Appeals
  • Earthcare
  • Waterfront Development
  • Waterfront District BIA


Chair, Planning Session: Councillor Andrew Foulds



Andrew Foulds


Residence: (807) 766-9914

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