The library steps up in Thunder Bay

“Sometimes civic leadership can surprise you. It can come from parts of society you’d never expect to be the first to step forward and lend a hand.

In Thunder Bay, a city whose leadership has complained it is under siege from the national media after the suspicious deaths of First Nations youths in the city’s rivers, after a provincial body found systemic racism existed in the police force, after the books and the podcasts and even after the opening of a Globe and Mail bureau to chronicle it all, one organization has stood out from the rest.”