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Located on the north shore of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is rich in people and resources.
It is the largest community on Lake Superior. With a population of 109,140, it is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario.
Thunder Bay is composed of two formerly separate cities, Port Arthur and Fort William which both still retain much of their distinct civic identities.
Thunder Bay is also the sixth most culturally diverse community of its size in North America, with representation from Finnish, Italian, Scottish, Ukrainian, Polish, French, Aboriginal, Chinese and Croatian ethnicities.