The Key is your guide to community programs and services! The publication is distributed to various businesses and agencies four times a year.

Spring Key 2023

Now available online! Click the image below to access the web version of The Key.

Key cover image of girl playing touch football

To download a PDF version of the Spring Key, click here!

The Key has gone eco-friendly!

After decades of home delivery, we are making the important move to reduce our carbon footprint. We are refocusing our efforts online with a brand new look! Printed copies will still be available at community agencies and recreational facilities as of March 8.

See below for a list of locations.

Hard Copy Pick-up Locations

Please contact the Key Coordinator at if you would like your agency added to the drop-off list. 

Advertising and partner information

Individual sections of The Key

To read the City's individual sections of The Key, click on the pdfs below:

General Recreation & Culture Programs (Children & Youth, Older Adults, Community Centre programs)

Aquatics & Wellness (Pools, Squash and Fitness)


Download our partner agencies' sections below:

Confederation College

CDSC des Aurores boréales

Lakehead Public Schools

Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board

Advertise in community groups section

If your organization is interested in being included in the Community Groups section of the The Key email to request a form or click on the link below:

Community Groups Ad Submission Form

Partner links

The Key is a unique initiative between the following 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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