Thunder Bay (City of)

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Description (Agency) Located on the shore of the world's largest fresh water lake adjacent to an iconic provincial park best known to the rest of the world as The Sleeping Giant. With its magnificent landscapes and such cultural history, Thunder Bay is an inspired choice for business, education, training, conferencing, medical, sports, living, and visiting.
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Description (Service)
  • Thunder Bay is the largest community on Lake Superior: with a population of 109,140, it is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario and the second most populous in Northern Ontario after Greater Sudbury 
  • Thunder Bay takes its name from the immense bay at the head of Lake Superior, known on 18th century French maps as "Baie du Tonnerre", and is often referred to as the Lakehead because of its location at the head of the Great Lakes 
  • Thunder Bay is the sunniest city in eastern Canada with an average of 2167.7 hours of bright sunshine each year
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Languages English
Fees Program - Vary ; Service - Vary
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-625-2230
TTY Phone TTY: 807-622-2225
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Executive Bill Mauro, Mayor; Phone: 807-625-3600; Fax: 807-623-1164; Email:
Alternate Executive Norm Gale, City Manager; Phone: 807-625-2224; Fax: 807-623-1164; Email:
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Thunder Bay
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Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal
  • Governed by an elected council of 13 members: the Mayor, 5 Councillors-at-Large and 7 Ward Councillors 
  • Every 4 years - next: October 2022