Peng You is serving his first term on Council after winning the At-Large race in October 2018. He moved to Thunder Bay in 1990 from Dalian, China. He is the owner of the Peng You Tai Chi Academy and holds his Bachelor and Masters of Education from Beijing Normal University.

He is an internationally recognized Tai Chi Master. As a small business owner he has received the following awards:

  • Chinese Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, 2001
  • Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Award, 2002
  • City of Thunder Bay Best Achievement Award, 2002

He is the President of the Thunder Bay Martial Arts Council and the Chairman of the Canadian Organization of Traditional Taiji Quan Associations.

Current boards and committees (Council 2018-2022)

  • Sister Cities Advisory Committee
  • Official Recognition Committee
  • Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission



Peng You


Residence: (807) 768-0827
Cell: (807) 628-4305

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