Every Child Matters - Thunder Bay

Boomer's at Murillo Fairgrounds

455 Everett Drive

Oliver Paipoonge, ON

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On September 30th, in partnership with the Thunder Bay Public Library and Boomer’s Drive-In Theatre, the City of Thunder Bay invites you to show your support for Indigenous families by wearing an orange shirt. Join The Public Facebook Event “Every Child Matters - Thunder Bay” and post a selfie, or a picture of you and your family in their orange shirts with #EveryChildMattersThunderBay. You're Invited to Attend a Special Film Screening Sport your orange t-shirts for a family evening at Boomers Drive-In in Murillo at 6pm on September 30. Join us for the beautifully shot, 2018 Audience Award film “Indian Horse” featuring a story of a young boy named Saul and his journey through survival of Indian Residential School. Decorate the hood of your vehicle with the words “Every Child Matters” and be one of the first ten vehicles to arrive and receive a free commemorative day orange t-shirt with design logo from local Indigenous Artist Shelby Gagnon. Register below and receive your FREE vehicle pass to the Indian Horse Film Screening. Register for your vehicle pass for Indian Horse Film Screening *** Deadline for registration is Monday, September 30 at 12:00pm, or until we reach theatre vehicle capacity *** Join the Virtual Film Discussion Following the film screening on Thursday, October 1 from 2pm - 4pm, those who attended the film are invited to join us for a virtual film discussion and sharing of personal stories with local Elders Ina Commanda & Ira Johnson of the City of Thunder Bay Anishinaabe Elders Council. Register for the discussion below if you did not register through the vehicle admission registration to view the film. Register for the Virtual Film Discussion *** Deadline to register: September 30, at 11:59pm *** For more information about any of the above initiatives, contact: Tanis Thompson, Indigenous Liaison at (807) 620-0072 or email tanis.thompson@thunderbay.ca

Wed 30 Sep
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Thu 01 Oct
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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This event is free.

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City of Thunder Bay

Our Vision Our vision for Thunder Bay is One City, Growing Together. Thunder Bay will foster an inclusive city focused on service excellence and partnerships to provide a high quality of life to our citizens. We embrace and celebrate our diversity as it makes our community a vibrant and dynamic place to grow. Our Priorities - Growth and prosperity - Community safety and well being - Cost-effective and quality services to citizens - Financial sustainability to provide and maintain service and infrastructure levels - Environmental stewardship These priorities will guide decision making and provide a framework for requests of Council. Activities that do not further these priorities will not be recommended. Our Strategy: Lead Provide civic leadership to advance mutual respect, equal opportunity and hope. Serve Advance service excellence through a citizen focus and best use of technology. Grow Focus on city building and social infrastructure to strengthen our economy, lifestyle and well being. Renew Focus on essential infrastructure, revitalize our cores and enhance our Image Routes.


455 Everett Drive

Oliver Paipoonge, ON

Event Contact

Leslie Bode