Tale Of A Town Here In Thunder Bay

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 14:23 PM

Thunder Bay's two downtown areas are going to be taking centre stage. 

The cross-Canada tour of the oral history project "Tale of a Town" is here to collect stories. 

Artistic Producers Neta Jeffrey says they'll be showing off their tales on September 30th.

"So you are going to hear the first hand voices of people from Thunder Bay who we've interviewed, we are going to edit together. There's going to be live music, puppets, live video feed, live performance. Everyone can come it's going to be free."

The show is taking place in the The HUB Bazaar on Victoria Avenue.

Meanwhile, Councillor Frank Pullia was the first local to be interviewed.He shared his story and says he first encountered our city when he moved here from Southern Italy at the age of 16.

"I didn't speak the language, I had never seen snow before. It was a culture shock, but I never left, I love this place.  My grandfathers worked here at the turn of the century, I remember growing up hearing about the majestic Lake Superior and the grain elevators."  (Photos by Sheri Leviski Kotyk)