City Council and Committee of the Whole meetings are held on Mondays as per the approved calendar.  All meetings will be held at City Hall and are currently running with electronic and in-person participation.  Residents can view meetings live on Shaw Spotlight Channel 10 or Tbaytel Digital TV on Channel 110.  Deputations can be requested by contacting the Office of the City Clerk by phone at 625-2230 or by filling out the online form.  Deputations are currently available via MS Teams, in writing, via phone (audio) or in person in Council Chambers.

To Live Stream at the time of the Council Meeting, Citizens can view watch meetings online. 

Read more about meetings of City Council and view the online meeting calendar.

Video recordings of the Current Term of Council can be found below under Past Meetings.

Although best efforts are made to ensure all agenda documents are accessible, please call the Office of the City Clerk should you require an alternate format, 807-625-2230. 

The full agendas and addendum (additional information) are now available for the Monday, March 27, 2023 Committee of the Whole/City Council meetings. Please see below.

Upcoming City Council meetings

How decisions are made

Council and Committee of the Whole meetings are held in accordance with the

Council & Committees Procedural By-law BL 51-2021. Members of City Council participate in Committee of the Whole meetings to examine and review corporate reports and recommendations from administration. Each month, Committee of the Whole sessions are held for:

  • Community Services
  • Planning
  • Operations
  • Administrative Services

Members of Council, by resolution, make decisions out of Committee of the Whole meetings and then they are ratified at City Council meetings. Other committees are established by Council to undertake statutory responsibilities as delegated by Council or to implement policies approved by Council including:

  • Committee of Adjustment
  • Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Ad Hoc Advisory Committees as approved at the discretion of Council to review a specific issue within a specified timeframe

Your input

City Council and Administration welcome your input on the issues that concern residents and organizations in Thunder Bay. You can submit a request to speak to City Council by filling out a Request to Speak to Council form or by writing to the Office of the City Clerk.

Citizens are also welcome to submit petitions to the Office of the City Clerk.

Questions regarding Committee of the Whole and City Council meetings can be directed to the Office of the City Clerk.

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