The Summer Key

Looking for a recreational, cultural or educational activity in Thunder Bay? The Key is your guide to community programs and services! The publication is distributed to Thunder Bay residences and various agencies four times a year.

The Summer Key

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Delivery, advertising and partner information

Home delivery

The Key will be delivered to homes over the following weekends in Thunder Bay:

  • Winter 2019 Key: Weekend of December 7, 2018
  • Spring 2019 Key: Weekend of February 15, 2019
  • Summer 2019 Key: Weekend of May 3, 2019
  • Fall 2019 Key: Weekend of August 9, 2019
  • Winter 2020 Key: Weekend of December 6, 2019

Rural Thunder Bay, look for your copy in Northwest Classified Plus box locations. In Nipigon and Red Rock, copies are now available at the Public Library.

Please call 807-625-2351 if you did not receive a copy of The Key. You can also pick up a copy at any of the agencies listed below, or at several recreational and community organizations across the city.

Advertise in community groups section

If your organization is interested in being included in the Community Groups section of an upcoming issue of The Key, please contact the Key Coordinator at 807-625-3388 or email for a submission form.


2019 Advertising Deadlines:

  • Spring - January 4, 2019
  • Summer - March 27, 2019
  • Fall - June 21, 2019
  • Winter - October 11, 2019

Partner links

The Key is a unique initiative between seven local partners on the Joint Advertising Committee:

For more information on The Key, contact the Key Coordinator at 807-625-3388 or

If you require a PDF in an accessible format, contact our Municipal Accessibility Specialist.

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