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Treasure Exchange Days Returns September 9 & 10

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 03:05 PM

This City’s Treasure Exchange Days event returns this month. The popular event aimed at diverting waste from the landfill and giving a second life to good-condition items that are no longer needed is a great opportunity to exchange reusable household items, furniture, small appliances, toys, and more for free.

Residents who have unwanted but still useable items they wish to give away may leave them on the curb any time after 5 pm on Friday, Sept. 8, labelled “free.” Residents are then invited to...

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City Seeks Input on New Culture Plan to Enhance Local Arts, Culture & Heritage

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 03:26 PM

The City of Thunder Bay has begun the process of developing a new municipal Culture Plan. This Plan will replace the Inspire Thunder Bay Culture Plan that was adopted by the City in 2011, and will identify current priorities, provide direction, and anticipate challenges ahead to ensure community access to, and necessary support for, the arts, culture and heritage sector to thrive in Thunder Bay over the next decade.

"Arts, culture and heritage are vital to our community,” said Louisa Costanzo,...

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Call to Artists for Women’s History Art Bus

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 01:25 PM

The City is excited to announce a public art opportunity for artists and artist-led teams.

Artists are invited to submit proposals for artwork to be displayed on the exterior of a Thunder Bay Transit bus, beginning this fall. The project provides an opportunity to feature local artists’ talent and creativity by creating a mobile gallery on public transportation. The theme, “Women’s History in Thunder Bay,” will inspire a visual art showcase of women who have made an impact on Thunder Bay, or...

Online Citizen Satisfaction Survey Underway in Thunder Bay

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2023 11:12 AM

The City of Thunder Bay has launched an online citizen satisfaction survey to monitor and understand local priorities and concern on a wide range of City services while assessing the local quality of life. This year the City has partnered with Zencity who will host the survey online for targeted continuous monitoring of residents’ opinions and satisfaction levels. 

“We are looking forward to using a new method that takes advantage of our digital age and gathers feedback in real time,” said City...

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Share Your Views Canada Day on the Waterfront Teddy Bears Picnic

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023 04:31 PM

The City invites residents to share their feedback using online surveys on Canada Day on the Waterfront, which took place July 1, and Teddy Bears Picnic, which took place July 11.

“Participant feedback helps us maintain, modify and improve the events we offer,” said Louisa Costanzo, the City’s Supervisor of Cultural Development & Events.

The two online surveys can be completed at and will be available until July 30, 2023.

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Contact: Louisa Costanzo, Cultural...