Evolution of a City – Part 2

The Story of Thunder Bay – Part 2 Nominated for the George B. MacGillivray Publication Award by Brian G. Spare On January 1, 1970, the cities of Port Arthur and Fort William along with parts of the municipalities of Neebing and McIntyre amalgamated to form the City of Thunder Bay. However, the debate over amalgamationContinue reading “Evolution of a City – Part 2”

Evolution of a City – Part 1

The Story of Thunder Bay – Part 1 Nominated for the George B. MacGillivray Publication Award by Brian G. Spare People have lived in this area for at least 10,000 years. However, the city of Thunder Bay and its history, as most of us know it, began with the fur trade. In 1679, Duluth andContinue reading “Evolution of a City – Part 1”