City of Thunder Bay Sub-region

 

Overview 

The City of Thunder Bay sub-region is one of five sub-regions within the North West LHIN that represents a local planning area for health services. These sub-regions historically correspond to Integrated District Networks (IDNs) implemented through the Health Services Blueprint, which focus on providing equitable access to health care services for the residents within the district, improving health outcomes for the population and arranging for people to receive the level of care they need closer to home. 

City of Thunder Bay Sub-region map

  

Executive Summary 

The City of Thunder Bay sub-region corresponds with a Local Health Hub (LHH).

Population 

  • The City of Thunder Bay sub-region is the most populated district in the North West LHIN, with a total population of 130,501 
  • The City of Thunder Bay sub-region accounts for 55.4% of the North West LHIN’s total population 
  • The City of Thunder Bay has the greatest propportion of working age 20-64 years of age 
  • The City of Thunder Bay sub-region has the highest proportion of immigrants (9.21%); the second most common language spoken at home is Italian 
  • The City of Thunder Bay sub-region has an approxiamate total area of 37,100 square kilometers 

 

City of Thunder Bay Sub-region Planning Table Members

Director, City of Thunder Bay Sub-region - Heli Mehta, North West LHIN

  • Angele Brunelle
  • Carolyn Freitag
  • Chantal Bohémier
  • Cheryl D'Angelo
  • Dana MacMillan
  • Diane Walker
  • Joan Wekner
  • Juanita Lawson
  • Kathleen Lynch
  • Ken Ranta
  • William Bradica
  • Aimee Juan
  • Kristen Tomcko
  • Natalie Paavola
  • Daniel Ek

 

Communities within the City of Thunder Bay Sub-region

Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay Unorganized (Armstrong, Fowler), Oliver Paipoonge, Shuniah, Neebing, Fort William First Nation, Conmee, O’Connor, Gillies, Whitesand First Nation, Gull River (Gull Bay First Nation), Lac des Mille Lacs, Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek (Sand Point First Nation), Seine River 22A2