Thunder Bay, Ontario Canadian Lighthouse of Lake Superior (CLLS) invites everyone to attend the second annual Superior Slate Island Light houseLighthouse Symposium. Lots of activities are taking place for lighthouse enthusiasts including; kayakers, boaters, historians, hikers, artists and outdoors people!

This year’s event includes the CLLS board presenting an outlining of the organizations progress-to-date to include; guest speakers, a film screening, a Lakehead University student study project, a regional art’s raffle, a model lighthouse unveiling and conclude with an afternoon breakout session.

At this year’s symposium, we are ramping-up excitement with activities surrounding our regional lighthouses. We will also be outlining our memberships structure and privileges. Regarding of our objectives for summer operations, we’re interested in your feedback.

 Our guest speakers include; Darrell Makin, local author, kayaker and lecturer from the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism at Lakehead University, Michèle Proulx, Parks Management Planner Ministry of Natural Resources speaking about local islands habitats and park spaces, filmmaker Paul Morralee will be showing his film “the Lighthouse Trail” featuring regional lighthouses, Doug Hunt’s watercolour painting of Shaganash Lighthouse, the oldest in the region, and Richard Ezack from Superior Association of Woodworkers will be unveiling his wooden model & replica of Thunder Bay Main Lighthouse.

The Lighthouse Trail

If you are a birder, boater, into nature, artist, or a handyman, this event is for you. Start planning your adventure this summer by getting your ticket to this event (limited tickets). The event is open to the public and everyone is welcome. Tickets are available at the Prince Arthur Hotel for $20, or from CLLS board members.

Saturday, May 10, 2014,  at 9:00am - 4:00pm




The Lake Superior Circle Tour in northern Wisconsin (highway 13), loops around Lake Superior state highways in the US states of Michigan, Minnesota (highway 61) and Wisconsin and provincial highways in the Canadian province of Ontario (highway 17). These highways are usually the closest to the lake.