Thursday, September 7, 2017

What makes Thunder Bay important? Culturally, it's our diversity - CBC

by Jeff Walters 
Originally published: September 6, 2017

A diverse cultural makeup, and a large immigrant population nearly a century ago, helped to turn Thunder Bay into one of the most important cultural cities in Canada.

CBC Thunder Bay is asking this week, 'What makes Thunder Bay the most important city in Canada?'

Michel Beaulieu, the chair of the history department at Lakehead University, said the culture of the city has a strong link to the economics of the first half of the century.