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The City of Thunder Bay is guided by the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2 ) Spectrum of Public Participation. We will be clear: What is the goal. What are we hoping for? What can you expect? Learn more about our Public Engagement Framework.

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Open engagements

 Citizen Engagement Framework

Public Engagement Framework

A public engagment framework was developed through consultation with more than 250 people who shared their views on the best way to engage in the development of City programs, services and policies. View our draft framework and share your feedback by July 16.

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Past engagements

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Citizen Satisfaction Survey 

Conducted every two years by telephone, the statistically valid survey seeks input from citizens on City services and their thoughts on priorities. It includes a wide range of topics including the most important issues facing the community, quality of life, importance of and satisfaction with municipal services, and communication needs.

Past Citizen Satisfaction Surveys 

Chapples Park

Proposed Chapples Park Indoor Turf Facility

The City is considering a proposed indoor turf facility at Chapples Park. The business concept plan for an indoor turf facility was developed by Soccer Northwest Ontario (SNO), the local sport governing body for soccer in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario, through community engagement and in partnership with City. 

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