Director of Aboriginal Affairs with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM)Continue Reading

The Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) is administered by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND). If you are interested in contracting with the Government of Canada, please provide the information in the forms below.  Responding is voluntary, but may increase your business opportunities. To respond, please fill in the form (English or French) and return it by email to or by fax to 819-956-9837.  Call 1-800-400-7677 for further information. To be listed in the Aboriginal Business Directory, you also need to register your Aboriginal Business with Industry Canada. Information about PSAB is also available on the InternetContinue Reading

City Council recently endorsed the establishment of an Advisory Committee on Graffiti to finalize the Community Graffiti Management Strategy to combat the ongoing graffiti issues for the City of Thunder Bay. City Council is seeking to appoint Two (2) community representatives: One (1) between the ages 13 – 18; and one (1) over the age of 18 The committee meets anywhere from 8 to 10 times per year.  The meeting scheduled time is 4:00 – 6:00 pm.  Pizza is served during the meeting. For more information or further questions, please contact Joe Peotto Joe Peotto, Committee Coordinator II Office ofContinue Reading

Every year, OPG grants the John Wesley Beaver Memorial Award to one male and one female of Native ancestry.  Each award is valued at $4,000 and is open to students either attending or entering a college or university in Ontario. To learn more, please visit and look for Student Awards in the Student section.Continue Reading

RFP – North West Ontario Transmission Cost Study A Request for Proposal issued by the Ontario Power Authority on April 28, 2011 RFS – Technical Consultant for the Review and Approval of Clean Energy Standard Offer Program (CESOP) Plans A Request for Submission issued by the Ontario Power Authority on April 27, 2011Continue Reading

Information for voters: Voting is an opportunity to shape the future in a way that best represents your interests.  If each person represents their own best interests, then we can have a clear picture of the average issues.  e.g. 1)  With a population of 1000 people, the results are 50% or 500 people like the color blue, 25% like red and 25% like yellow.  This means simply that more people like blue, so if we paint 50% of the town blue 25% red and 25% yellow then all of the interests are met.   e.g. 2) If only half the people voted,  40%Continue Reading

Roots of Empathy is striving to increase it’s presence in schools and classrooms with a high concentration of  Aboriginal students in Thunder Bay.  If you are interested in training to become a ROE facilitator please contact: Nadine Turcotte Roots of Empathy Coordinator Our Kids Count 425 N. Edward Street Thunder Bay, ON P7C 4P7 807 623-0292 ext.23 807 623-1530 fax What is Roots of Empathy? Roots of Empathy Instructor Recruitment Roots of Empathy Instructor Application English Roots of Empathy Instructor Application FrenchContinue Reading

Representatives from the City’s public art program and the waterfront development team are inviting you to provide your comments online for three short-listed proposals for the Pier 3 Gateway Sculpture at Prince Arthur’s Landing. Images of the proposal materials and an accompanying survey are available at: You can also view the maquettes and proposal materials on display at the lobby of the Thunder Bay Historical Museum, located at 425 Donald Street East, during regular hours of operation, until Sunday, March 27th. No entrance fee is required to view the proposals. All comments received will be summarized and provided forContinue Reading