Get involved

Find out how you can connect, share your input, and get involved with the City of Thunder Bay. Stay up-to-date with news and notices, join a Committee or Board, and read City proclamations. Looking for a specific contact? Check our department listing and directory.

City Council

Explore our City Council section to learn about your municipal governement. Meet your City Council, find out about upcoming meetings of City Council, Committees and Wards, and discover how you can watch Council meetingsspeak before Council, or get involved with a Committee or Board

City Hall tours

City Hall is open to the public for visitors to the city and also for schools and community groups. If you would like to book a tour of City Hall, please call 625-2230. Tours are approximately 45 minutes and provide an overview of the building, the history of amalgamation and information about City Council and how municipalities function. The tour includes a visit to Council Chambers and learning about artifacts and assets on display in the building. There is no cost for tours but pre-booking is required to ensure staff and room availability.

Life events

Are you getting married, looking to get a birth certificate, or need information about a death certificate? You will find all of this and more on our Applications, Licences and Permits page. You can also use our full A - Z Directory to find exactly what you need.

Reports, studies, policies and plans

Our Strategic Plan and reports, studies, policies and plans guide the direction of our city. See how we are working toward a healthy, vibrant, connected and strong community through aboriginal relations, commitment to respect, efforts to becoming Clean, Green and Beautiful and focused work on EarthCare, Thunder Bay Drug Strategy, Crime Prevention and more.

Finance, budget and taxes

View our finance and budget, including the City budget, financial statements and information about our performance and credit rating. Learn more about taxes.

Jobs with the City

Apply for a job with the City of Thunder Bay, or, learn more about summer student employment or high school student coops.

History, heritage and records

Discover our city's past. Explore our history, heritage and records to see online historical exhibits, City Archive collections, and local heritage.

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