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Municipal Election Update

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 12:26 PM

Following the close of the first advance poll at West Thunder Community Centre and as of 8 AM this morning more than 3000 voters (3.73 % of voters) in Thunder Bay have cast their ballot and, with the exception of one confined anomaly, the voting process has been efficient and well received by voters. 

Internet voting has been steady since the opening of polls, 64% of the vote cast used the online platform. The Returning Officer and her team identified a procedural irregularity in the first hours...

Colourful graphic with text: Culture Days - September 23 to October 16 - find events at culturedays.ca

Local Arts and Culture to be Celebrated During Culture Days

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2022 04:16 PM

Culture Days will take place from Sept. 23 to Oct. 16, with a variety of activities to celebrate local arts and culture. Culture Days is an annual nation-wide event that has become one of Canada’s largest participatory cultural events.

“The City is pleased to take part in the annual Culture Days celebration to acknowledge the vital role that arts, heritage and culture play in our community well-being and local economy,” said Callie Hemsworth, the City’s Acting Supervisor of Cultural Development,...

Child and coach playing soccer

Thunder Bay Celebrates National Coaches Week Sept. 17 - 25

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 10:15 AM

National Coaches Week is underway across Canada to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities. National Coaches Week runs from Sept. 17 to 25. This week puts a spotlight on coaches and gives this integral, and largely volunteer part of Canadian sport, a thank you. Athletes and their parents are encouraged to say thank you to their coaches during the week by simply saying #ThanksCoach and #ThanksCoachTBay on social media. E-cards can also be sent to coaches by...

Community Safety & Well-Being Thunder Bay

Nominations Open for 2022 Mayor’s Community Safety Awards

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2022 10:28 AM

Nominations are officially open for the 12th Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards, which recognize Thunder Bay citizens and groups who are working to make our city safer and more equitable.

The awards are hosted by the City and Community Safety & Well-Being Thunder Bay. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Oct. 7, at 4:30 pm.

The awards will be presented during a special ceremony during the Nov. 14, 2022 meeting of Thunder Bay City Council.

The 2022 awards fall into three categories:

  • Community...

Voter Information Letters Arriving Soon

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 09:27 AM

Voter Information Letters (VILs) will start arriving by mail next week to all eligible Thunder Bay electors currently on the voters’ list for the upcoming 2022 Municipal & School Board Election.

“VILs contain important information on how, when and where to vote in the 2022 Municipal Election,” says Krista Power, City Clerk and Returning Officer.

VILs contain:

  • A voter identification number and PIN for internet voting
  • Dates and locations for advance voting, including drive-thru voting
  • Locations...