Grain shipping on the Great Lakes to the East has declined substantially in favour of transport to Pacific Coast ports. A further 13,712 people lived in Thunder Bay's Census Metropolitan Area, which apart from Thunder Bay includes the municipalities of Neebing and Oliver Paipoonge, the townships of Conmee, Gillies, O'Connor and Shuniah, and the aboriginal community of Fort William First Nation. As early as 1892, Port Arthur built Canada's first municipally-owned electric street railway. Weiterhin befinden sich mit dem Confederation College und der Lakehead University zwei Hochschulen in der Stadt. Since 1970, the central business districts of Fort William and Port Arthur have suffered a serious decline. The Realty Services division manages the City's property holdings. [9] Its name was the result of a referendum held previously on 23 June 1969, to determine the new name of the amalgamated Fort William and Port Arthur. Bombardier Transportation verfügt über ein Produktionswerk für Schienenfahrzeuge und Schieneninfrastruktursysteme in der Stadt und Wasaya Airways. Business and government relocated to new developments in the Intercity area. The city of Thunder Bay was declared a "Cultural Capital of Canada" in 2003. Grant Thornton's Phase Two Report on the City of Thunder Bay Program and Service Review has been completed and was presented to City Council at Committee of the Whole on June 22, 2020. They are able to follow their passions and still afford to purchase a home. It was seen as the "head" of shipping on the Great Lakes and the "rail head". Thunder Bay Information Radio CKSI-FM is broadcast 24/7 on 90.5 and is also the city's emergency radio station. Thunder Bay has one daily newspaper, The Chronicle-Journal, which has a circulation of approximately 28,000 and has coverage of all of Northwestern Ontario. They are beyond colour-blind: They are the first generation of the city … Thunder Bay ist auch die Hauptstadt des gleichnamigen Distrikts in Ontario.

Those who followed other religions made up less than 1% of the population, while the remaining 17% were non-religious or did not respond. Like most, I departed after high school in search of opportunity, more than 30 years past now. ", "Thunder Bay, Ontario (Code 3558004) census profile", Profile of Ethnic Origin for Thunder Bay Census Metropolitan Area, 2016 Census, Ontario Amethyst: Mining Ontario’s Amethyst, "Thunder Bay festivals earn provincial awards", "Thunder Bay Community Information Database: Churches", "Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary", "Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Brochure", Biinjitiwabik Zaaging Anishnabek (Rocky Bay), Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek (Sand Point), Census metropolitan areas (CMAs) in Canada by size,, 1679 establishments in the French colonial empire, Populated places on Lake Superior in Canada, Pages with non-numeric formatnum arguments, All Wikipedia articles written in Canadian English, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages using infobox settlement with possible nickname list, Articles with unsourced statements from January 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church –. Until the 1880s, Port Arthur was a much larger and dynamic community. I love this city now most of all. I often make the analogy that we are much like the Newfoundlanders. [17] On 10 January 1982, the local temperature in Thunder Bay dropped to −36.3 °C (−33.3 °F), with a wind speed of 54 km (34 mi) per hour for a wind chill temperature that dipped to −58 °C (−72.4 °F). It has enabled the city to survive 30 years of economic and cultural adversity and exit thriving. The horrific nature of the deaths of so many young people, combined with the callous indifference of those who were supposed to protect them, was reported widely in media. [31][32] In 2014, the per-capita rate of homicides in Thunder Bay was more than double the 2012 rate, and was over 2.5 times higher than the city with the next highest rate. Thunder Bay Older Adult Recreation. Pioneer Ridge Long Term Care & Senior Services is a City of Thunder Bay home that operates along with Meals on Wheels and Jasper Place Support Services Program. The City Solicitor & Corporate Counsel Office, which includes the City Solicitor and the Legal Services Division, provide legal representation for the City, City Council, staff and related boards and agencies. They also provide winter maintenance, including snow plowing and snow removal, and sanding and salting. The Finns have it and it has been their gift to the city.

Yet we have hope. Der innerstädtische Personennahverkehr wird von Thunder Bay Transit mit 17 Buslinien betrieben und verbindet auch die umliegenden Städte mit Thunder Bay. They also enact charges when compliance is not followed. Yet it was a loveless and dysfunctional marriage, which resulted in poor decisions for decades. In 1803, the Montreal-based North West Company established Fort William as its mid-continent entrepôt. At the extreme east of the city, a part of McIntyre Township was annexed to the town of Port Arthur in 1892, forming what later became known as the Current River area. [20] The coldest temperature ever recorded was −43.2 °C (−45.8 °F) on 31 January 1996.[21]. A large formation of mesas on the Sibley Peninsula in Lake Superior which resembles a reclining giant has become a symbol of the city. The Corporate Information Technology Division (CIT) provides information technology services to assist City departments with the delivery of municipal services. All this coincided with a country finally making strides toward reconciliation. The review process identified opportunities and provided recommendations for changes, expansion, reduction, elimination and alternate service delivery models. The Province of Canada negotiated the Robinson Treaty in 1850 with the Ojibwa of Lake Superior. 2.0 Climate Change in Context. As a result, an Indian reserve was set aside for them south of the Kaministiquia River. Der Hafen Thunder Bays ist eine wichtige Verbindung zur Verschiffung von Getreide und anderen Produkten in Westkanada. See how we structure our Departments in our City organization chart. Discover more way to Connect with us. The Office of the City Clerk ensures that we meet the administrative and legislative requirements necessary for a City Council and a Municipal Corporation to function. Superior by Nature / The Gateway to the West. They provide their services in a cost effective, fair and accessible manner. Hope Christian Reformed Church.

[82] The city publishes a bi-monthly newsletter to citizens titled yourCity, which is also available online in a PDF format, by electronic subscription and RSS feed.[83]. The Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, founded in 1908, presents local and traveling exhibitions and houses an impressive collection of artifacts, photographs, paintings, documents and maps in its archives. By 1914, the twin cities had modern infrastructures (sewers, potable water supply, street lighting, electric light, etc.) Wishing for the past and misplaced blame for its disappearance. It is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario and the second most populous (after Greater Sudbury) municipality in Northern Ontario; its population is 107,909 according to the 2016 Canada Census, Located on Lake Superior, the census metropolitan area of Thunder Bay has a population of 121,621 and consists of the city of Thunder Bay, the municipalities of Oliver Paipoonge and Neebing, the townships of Shuniah, Conmee, Tronrud, Thorold J; Epp, Ernest A.; and others. Established in 1992, the NOSFA features monthly screenings of international and Canadian films at the Cumberland Cinema Centre, and organized the annual Northwest Film Fest film festival that attracts several thousand patrons. Thank you to everyone who participated in the public comment period which ran June 30 - July 31, 2020. This includes: The Central Support division manages the financial and budget process for the Infrastructure & Operations Department. [33] However, between 2014 and 2015, the crime rate decreased by 6%. The Recreation & Culture division provides engaging services and opportunities that everyone can access. The French Première Chaîne is available as a repeater of Sudbury-based CBON-FM on 89.3 FM. Have a story to tell? In der Thunder Bay stand das letzte Kohlekraftwerk Ontarios. The current Gothic 1,025 seat sanctuary was constructed in 1910. The results of that have been well-documented. They provide support services such as records management and technology transfer. Few return, however. Thunder Bay Tournament Centre (2 ice surfaces), Chapples Memorial Golf Course (18 holes) (municipal), Municipal Golf Course (9 holes) (municipal) (closed), Northern Lights Golf Complex (9 holes par 3/9 holes regulation), Strathcona Golf Course (18 holes) (municipal), This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 17:28. Founded in 1872, the current building was erected in 1884. Thunder Bay is home to a variety of music and performance arts venues. Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales operates one elementary and one high school in Thunder Bay, and an additional six schools throughout the Thunder Bay District. [67] The largest professional theatre is Magnus Theatre. The municipally owned Thunder Bay Transit operates 17 routes across the city's urban area. Thunder Bay has two recognized Federal Heritage buildings on the Register of the Government of Canada Heritage Buildings: Thunder Bay has many places of worship supported by people of a variety of faiths, reflecting the cultural diversity of the population.

In order to drive across Canada, there is no choice but to pass through Thunder Bay. 28.000 Stück. They create strategic planning services that enhance organizational productivity, foster a positive labour relations climate, and provide oversight of work-related health and safety issues. 500 Donald Street E. P.O. The over 100 parks and over 100 multi-use trails and bike lanes in Thunder Bay offer ample opportunity to enjoy the crisp autumn air and beautiful fall colours.

Three English-language stations supply Thunder Bay with free digital over-the-air television.

Thunder Bay [.mw-parser-output .IPA a{text-decoration:none}ˈθʌndəɹˌbeɪ̯] ist eine Stadt am Oberen See in der Provinz Ontario mit 108.359 Einwohnern (Stand 2011) auf einer Fläche von 328 km². Offers services in both English and Finnish. See our guidelines at

Necessary for enabling core functionality. The Office of the City Clerk also encompasses Records Management/Archives. By 1929, the population of the two cities had recovered to pre-war levels. The city is governed by a mayor and twelve councillors. August 2010 im Port Arthur Stadium in Thunder Bay ausgetragen wurde. You can also download our PDF listing of City contacts which contains further details and City contacts organized alphabetically by topic. Non-subscribers can read and sort comments but will not be able to engage with them in any way. The current Wesley United Church was preceded by a much smaller structure, Grace Methodist Church, which was built in 1891 and had a capacity of 100 people. Juli bis 1. CIT maintains a robust, secure computing and data management infrastructure. A large uninhabited area adjoining the Neebing and McIntyre rivers, which became known as Intercity, separated Fort William from the residential and central business district of Port Arthur. [48] The city also has a law school.[49]. They promote and support a culture of constant improvement and lead in new and emerging technology.