Find unique, local shops and boutiques in established downtown cores and neighbourhoods.

Balmoral & Central
Interspersed between shiny office complexes you will find a variety of services including accommodations, retail outlets and many great eateries frequented by locals and visitors alike. Take a moment from your busy day to mingle and enjoy a good meal in a relaxed atmosphere.
Bay & Algoma 
The Bay & Algoma neighbourhood is the heart of the city's Finnish and Italian ethnic communities with over 60 locally owned and operated businesses, specializing in friendly, personalized service. Come and enjoy a homestyle meal in one of our many restaurants. Visit our unique stores and businesses which offer you special gifts, hard to find items, diverse services, as well as everyday items.
Fort William/Victoriaville
Find specialty shops, restaurants and coffee shops amongst historic buildings, museums and greenspaces. Inside the Victoriaville Civic Centre and Centennial Square are a diverse collection of unique shops, boutiques and eateries where the local shopkeeper will help you find those one-of-a-kind items you won't find anywhere else.  Learn more about the Fort William Business District.

Within the Intercity area are very distinct "clusters". Along Memorial Avenue, you will find a mix of retail outlets, auto dealerships, restaurants, a multitude of services and mini-malls. A cluster of national chain outlets, including Wal-Mart, is located in a block, bordered north and south by Central and 11th Avenues.

Located at the corner of Fort William Road and the Harbour Expressway lies Intercity Shopping Centre - Northwest Ontario's largest shopping complex. Here you'll find over 100 shops and services, including local boutiques, national brand stores, restaurants and a large food court.

The Thunder Centre is located east of Fort William Road, across from Intercity Shopping Centre. Outlets for Canadian Tire and Home Depot are located here along with many, many more. 

Waterfront District

Shop the Waterfront District for unique giftware, jewelry, lingerie, fashions, home furnishings and more. Tempt your taste buds with a quick snack or relax and indulge yourself with a delicious meal from one of the districts dozens of eateries.

Westfort Village

In the earliest days of the city, Westfort business owners built their own busy downtown complete with clothing stores, banks, restaurants, hotel, professional offices, pharmacy and food store. Today, the Westfort Village remains a self-contained shopping district with all the amenities you could ask for. In fact, many Thunder Bay residents regularly travel across the city to frequent its unique stores and shops.

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