Annual State of the City Address

Bill Mauro is the ninth Mayor of the City of Thunder Bay, as part of the 2018-2022 City Council.

He is a lifelong resident of Thunder Bay, and was elected as a Thunder Bay City Councillor in 1997 serving for two terms. During this time, he initiated the city physician recruitment program to bring doctors and specialists to Thunder Bay and has always made health care a priority.  From 2003 until 2018, he was the Member of Provincial Parliament for the Thunder Bay – Atikokan District. Bill also served as the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Minister of Northern Development and Mines.

During his years as MPP for Thunder Bay – Atikokan and cabinet minister, Bill continued his health care efforts, delivering angioplasty with a further commitment for cardiac surgery to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center, as well as delivering a Law School, Canadian content leading to hundreds of jobs at Bombardier, forestry supports and so much more.

Bill was educated at Lakehead University Teacher's College and has a degree in History from Lakehead.

Current boards and committees

  • Anti-Racism & Respect Advisory Committee
  • Clean, Green & Beautiful Committee
  • Inter-Governmental Affairs Committee
  • Sister Cities Advisory Committee
  • Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council
  • Thunder Bay Police Services Board
  • Thunder Bay Hydro Recruitment Board
  • Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission Inc.
  • Waterfront Development Committee

Read the Mayor's Inaugural Address.

Each year, the Mayor goes to many special events in the City. Invite the Mayor to your event or request formal written greetings.



Bill Mauro


Office: (807) 625-3600

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