Thunder Bay boasts the largest Finnish population anywhere outside of Finland.
That, according to Mayor Keith Hobbs, is what makes Thursday evening's sister city signing ceremony with Seinajoki, Finland so special.
Hobbs joined Seinajoki Mayor Jorma Rasinmaki at the Prince Arthur Hotel to renew the long-standing relationship that's been in place for more than 40 years.
Hobbs said while all sister city ceremonies are important, this one has added significance because of the impact Finnish culture has had on Thunder Bay.
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