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October is Walktober Month!   Updated 3 weeks ago

This Walktober, walk more to win more! The more walking steps/km that you log at, the more medals you earn for a chance to win great prizes!

  • Bronze Medal - Log 30,000 steps for a chance to WIN a $50 Tim Hortons Gift Card.
  • Silver Medal - Log 50,000 steps for a chance to WIN a $100 Best Buy Gift Card.
  • Gold Medal - Log 80,000 steps for a chance to WIN a $200 Walmart Gift Card.
  • Platinum Medal - Log 100,000 steps for a chance to win a $300 Amazon Gift Card.

 Earn all four medals for a chance to WIN ALL FOUR PRIZES!

Visit for more details.

Take advantage of free resources to help you squeeze in more steps!

Walktober Month Calendar with tips | Walktober Month Calendar - blank Step Conversion ChartWalking Tip Sheet | Walking Fact Sheet



Carpool Ontario    -
  Updated 1 month ago

Carpool Ontario is a state-of-the art ride‐matching software that allows users to find carpool partners based on a customized search criteria.

Whether you wish to drive a carpool or share a ride, Carpool Ontario is here to help! Save money, time and fuel and minimize your carbon footprint!

Click here to register a free account today!

Not sure? Click on the links below for step-by-step instructions on how to register an account and find a carpool match!

Carpool Ontario Flyer
Carpool Ontario Guide

Active Switch Program    -
  Updated 3 months ago

Don’t miss out on the health benefits associated with physical activity! Get moving with the Active Switch Workplace Program by choosing active travel modes for your commute and other daily trips.

The Active Switch workplace online tool allows users to set goals, track and monitor progress and converts the distance travelled to illustrate the amount of calories you have burned and greenhouse gas emissions you have saved.

Track all your active trips on for a chance to win monthly prizes!

Note: Please select "City of Thunder Bay - Staff" workplace under City of Thunder Bay when creating an account on Active Switch.

Not sure how to register? Click here to download the Active Switch Flyer for instructions on how to register an account

Emergency Ride Home Program    -  
  Updated 1 year ago

emergency ride home program taxi iconAs an employee at a participating Commute Ontario workplace, you are eligible for the Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program.

If you have an unforeseen emergency on any day you use a sustainable method to commute to work, you can request a reimbursement of up to $75 for your emergency transportation costs. 

To submit an ERH claim, kindly click on the "Submit ERH Claim" link on the left navigation bar and complete the form.

Click here for program Terms & Conditions
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions



Commute Ontario    -
  Updated 1 month ago

Commute Ontario is a program of SustainMobility, designed to encourage commuters in the province of Ontario to adopt healthy and sustainable transportation options. 

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Safe Cycling Thunder Bay    -
  Updated 4 months ago

Safe Cycling Thunder Bay offers cycling skills training to make riding in Thunder Bay easier, safer, and more fun.

Click here to learn more.

Thunder Bay Transit System    -
  Updated 4 months ago

Plan your day in advance and know when your bus is going to arrive in real-time with

Click here to plan your trip.

Click here to view the Thunder Bay Transit System Map.


Thunder Bay News    -
  Updated 4 months ago

Stay up to date with Thunder Bay’s latest news and public notices. Read our bi-monthly mytbay citizen newsletter or subscribe to other city newsletters.

Click here for more information on how to get involved.

Current Events


Walktober Month Updated 3 weeks ago
Starts: Oct 1, 2019
Ends: Oct 31, 2019

walk iconTake steps to a healthier lifestyle and challenge yourself to step-it-up during Walktober Month. Whether you walk to work or just for fun, don’t forget to log your steps at for a chance to WIN great prizes!

Log your walking trips to earn all 4 medals for a chance to win all 4 prizes:

  • Bronze Medal - Log 30,000 steps for a chance to WIN a $50 Tim Hortons Gift Card.
  • Silver Medal - Log 50,000 steps for a chance to WIN a $100 Best Buy Gift Card.
  • Gold Medal - Log 80,000 steps for a chance to WIN a $200 Walmart Gift Card.
  • Platinum Medal - Log 100,000 steps for a chance to win a $300 Amazon Gift Card.

Visit for full contest details


Upcoming Events


Carpool Month Updated 2 weeks ago
Starts: Feb 1, 2020
Ends: Feb 29, 2020

Cut the costs of driving alone by carpooling. Enter to WIN $500 towards your gas purchase by logging in or creating an account on Carpool Ontario at

But Wait! There's More!

Earn an additional entry into the prize draw for each successful registration on Carpool Ontario. New registrants will be asked to provide the referring person's email address.

Stay tuned for more details!


Bike Month Ontario Updated 2 weeks ago
Starts: Jun 1, 2020
Ends: Jun 30, 2020

Track your cycling trips on the Active Switch online tool at for a chance to WIN!

Stay tuned for campaign details.




Commute Ontario Information Package   Updated 2 months ago

City of Thunder Bay has teamed up with Commute Ontario to offer its employees FREE sustainable commuting programs for an easier, healthier, and more enjoyable commute. Click here to download an information package to learn more. 

Thunder Bay Trails   Updated 4 months ago

Enjoy over 56 kilometres of multi-use trails and over 42 kilometres of bike lanes and shared lanes.

Click here to view/download Thunder Bay's map of our trails and on-road bike facilities.

EarthCare Sustainability Plan   Updated 10 months ago

The EarthCare Sustainability Plan 2014 - 2020 builds a vision for a more sustainable Thunder Bay and addresses the challenges we face at a global scale.

Click here to read more.