History Book

On May 31st 1920, The Township of Gillies became an incorporated municipality in the District of Thunder Bay.

May 31st 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Township. The Township is marking this occasion with the publication  of a history book. We are seeking stories from families with origins in The Township of Gillies.

See the family tip sheet on how to submit a story.
(PDF)

Information for voters

To vote in a municipal council or school board election, you need to be on the voters' list as an elector.

Find out if you're on the list to vote for municipal council and school board elections at voterlookup.ca.

You can add yourself, change personal information, change your school support for electoral purposes and add other electors under your address.

You are required to show identification to vote. If your name is on the voters’ list, you will be required to show one piece of identification that has your name and address. Your photo or signature is not required.

Community wide launch of history book

May 2017

Collection of family history stories

Present to April 2019

Cut off date for submission of family histories

April 2019

Editing of manuscript

Ongoing to 2019

Manuscript goes to print

July 2019

Book available for purchase

Sept. 2019

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GilliesHistoryBook/

For more information and to submit stories:  gillieshistory@hotmail.com

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