You are invited to a special announcement to honour Douglas M. Fisher - RSVP required

Event Date: 
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
PACI - 401 Red River Rd.
Event Contact Name: 
External Relations
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8747


Event poster

Calling all PACI alumni.

Dr. Derek H. Burney, Chancellor, and Dr. Brian J.R. Stevenson, President and Vice-Chancellor, cordially invite you to a special announcement to honour the late Douglas M. Fisher.

Join Lakehead University, PACI Alumni, former PACI faculty, staff, and friends as we celebrate a soldier, a beloved teacher, librarian, Member of Parliament - Port Arthur, political columnist, and a passionate Northwestern Ontarian. 

Date: Friday, June 24
Time: 10 am to noon
Location: The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law – 401 Red River Rd.

RSVP before Friday, June 17 by clicking here or calling (807) 343-8747. Tours of the Faculty of Law will be available.

Lecture Series: Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

Event Date: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm EST
Event Location: 
The John N. Paterson Auditorium, 3rd floor PACI - 401 Red River Rd.

Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, renowned former Minister of Foreign Affairs and past President of the University of Winnipeg, will give a talk called Canadian Lessons from International Judicial Forums: Reflections on the International Criminal Court, Responsibility to Protect, and the UN’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

This event is made possible by the Harold G. Fox Education Fund.

Poster for the upcoming lecture event featuring Lloyd Axworthy

Research and Innovation Week Reception

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge

You are cordially invited to join us in honouring Lakehead University's outstanding researchers and help us acknowledge the contributions made by our valued research partners and sponsors.

Registration is required. Please register here.

Social Justice Round Table Discussions

Event Date: 
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Art Gallery - 1080 Keewatin St.

Lakehead University and the Thunder Bay Art Gallery are very pleased to present a special event devoted to the discussion of contemporary issues in research related to social justice. To mark the opening of Lakehead’s 2016 Research and Innovation Week, we are featuring two round table discussions at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery on Monday, March 7, 2016.

This event is made possible with the generous support from: the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Faculty of Education, the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Office of Aboriginal Initiatives, the Departments of Anthropology, English, History, Indigenous Learning, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, and Women’s Studies, as well as the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association and Diversity Thunder Bay.

  •  Refreshments will be served at the end of each round table.

Session 1:  Reconciliation as Pathway for Meaningful Relationships with Indigenous Peoples

Location:  Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Time:  2pm to 4pm

About the Session - Coming Soon

  • Moderator: Christopher Mushquash
  • Participants:
    • Sam Achneepineskum
    • Denise Baxter
    • Lorena Fontaine
    • Ry Moran
    • Robert Robson
  • In addition, poster presentations by the students of the Department of Indigenous Learning will be on display, with the following students present to talk about their research:
    • Sarah Nelson
    • April Head
    • Stan Legarde


Session 2:  Understanding Refugees in Crisis:  Community and Citizenship

Location:  Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Time:  7pm to 9pm

About the Session - Coming Soon

  • Moderator: Batia Stolar
  •  Participants:
    • Sam Achneepineskum
    • Taina Chahal
    • Miriam Cohen
    • Steve Jobbitt
    • Liane Boyer McLean
    • Farhan Yousaf

Introduction to D2L for Instructors

Event Date: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST
Event Location: 
ATAC 5036 (TBay), OH 0008 (Orillia), OA 3007 (Orillia)
Event Contact Phone: 
Event Contact E-mail: 
Please register here:

CBC wakes up with the Wolves - Slam Dunk Edition

Event Date: 
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 6:00am to 8:20am EST
Event Location: 
CJ Sanders Fieldhouse
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Samantha Connolly
Event Contact Phone: 
Event Contact E-mail: 

CBC Wakes up with the Wolves slam dunk edition

CBC Thunder Bay and the Lakehead Thunderwolves are teaming up to deliver a hoop dream for basketball fans in the city.

The 'CBC Wakes up with the Wolves: Slam Dunk Edition!' on Monday, Dec. 5 will feature Lisa Laco and the Superior Morning team broadcasting the first-ever Blue vs White basketball intrasquad exhibition games - featuring both the men's and women's teams - live from the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse.

Highlights of the morning will include:

  • players in uniform
  •  referees officiating the game
  •  the singing of O Canada
  •  fully lit scoreboard with music pumping through the speakers
  •  the CBC Blue vs. White trophy on the line
  •   Wolfie!
  •   interviews with the coaches
  •   chat with former Wolves coach Scott Morrison, now with the Maine Red Claws (an NBA development league team for the Boston Celtics)

Both the Thunderwolves and CBC will be offering giveaways, including t-shirts for kids.  Refreshments will also be available.

The Fieldhouse doors open at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, with the action wrapping up in time to get the kids to school.

  •     Tip-off time for the women's game is 6:30 am.
  •     The men will take to the court at 7:30 am.
  •     The much-coveted CBC Blue vs. White trophies will be presented at 8:10 am.

Click here for more information.

Economic Speaker Series

Event Date: 
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm EST
Event Location: 
AT 2015
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Mckee
Event Contact Phone: 
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Economic Speaker Series presents Steven Kivinen from Dalhousie University on.... Agreement and Disagreement in Social Networks

Friday December 9, 2016 2:30 pm AT 2015

Everyone welcome!!!!


Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 2:30pm to 12:00am EST
Event Location: 
FREE Skate - Rotary Place, FREE Prizes and Treats - Cafeteria
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Nikki McBride
Event Contact Phone: 
Event Contact E-mail: 

Annual end-of-semester holiday celebration! Holiday sweater themed FREE open skate from 2:30-3:30 at Rotary Place with prizes for the Tackiest, Most Original, and Funniest Holiday Sweaters! Come to the Lakehead Cafeteria from 4:00pm-7:00pm for FREE soup, treats, carols, and crafts! Bring in a non-perishable food item for entry into a draw for a Lakehead Prize Pack! Also enter to win a FREE PARKING PASS sponsored by our Lakehead Security Team! We hope to see you there!