Area 85 is looking for an Assistant Treasurer
Contact Area 85 Chair ( or Area 85 Treasurer ( for details
This would be for the remainder of the present term
Area 85 is also looking for a CPC Chair
contact the Area 85 Chairperson at the above email address

If your Group has moved or changed meeting times, type of meetings or changed accessibility, contact the Area 85 Registrar.

If your Group has elected a General Service Representative or Alternate General Service Representative, please contact the Area 85 Registrar.

If your District has elected a new District Committee Member or Alternate District Committee Member, please contact the Area 85 Registrar.

This information is used byArea 85 to uodate the Area 85 Confidential Contact List and update the Database at the General Service Office in New York. The General Service Office also puts out a Directory that shows where and when Meetings are in Canada and the United States.

The two forms are available on the Area 85 Website by pressing the Registrar tab.
There is now a NEW Electronic FORM that can be sent directly from the website.
Go to the Registrar button to view and fill out the form.
If the Electronic Form is used, there is no need for the paper Form.

Once these forms are filled out please send them to:

To get these forms please go to: and click on the Registrar button
Area 85 notices


`` Let`s Step Up ``
( see poster for more information )
Let`s Help GSO 7 27 Idea Flyer


 Area Websites
Area Websites

Service Meetings in District # 1
(see poster for details)
Area, District, Intergroup Service Meetings
Committee Meetings


Round-Up Meetings
next meeting: Wednesday May 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
(lakehead Intergroup)

Area 85 will be celebrating 50 years of Round-Ups in 2018
Lets make it the best Round-Up ever and for that we need more people to get involved at the Committee level

(see poster for more information)
2018 Area 85 Round-Up Recruitment Poster

2018 Northwestern Ontario Area 85 Round-Up
May 5 and May 6, 2018
(see below for Poster and Program)
2018 area 85 Round-Up Poster
2018 Area 85 Round-Up Program
2018 Area 85 Round-Up Registration

The Meal Purchase has been extended to April 23, 2018

Welcome and
Unity Groups' are Hosting a Speaker Meeting and Ice Cream Social at Unity Group on Friday Night,
May 4, 2018
639 Grey St., Thunder Bay, ON.
(see poster for more information)
Ice Cream Social with Speaker



next Archives Committee Meeting: Thursday, May 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

( Archives filing : Thursday, April 26, 2018  @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm )

GSR Meetings

( second Tuesday of the month @ 7:00 pm )
next Meeting
The January District Meeting will be a week earlier for January

Tuesday, April 8 / 2018

If your Group has a G.S.R we need you for getting District # 1 business done.

 District # 1 D.C.M. at:

Online Meetings in Remote Communities
Every Wednesday
2:00 pm CST - 3:00 pm CST

To attend these meetings go to the Remote Communities tab for the information you need to participate.
See poster about Video Conferencing Information
Video Conferencing Information 2017-2018

April 2016 CC AA Permission Letter

New Group
Wednesdays at 7:30 pm
301 Lillie St. Room B-11
Sister MargaretSmith Centre
Thunder Bay, ON.
(see poster for more information)
Anonymous Poster

Lakehead Intergroup Meetings

( third Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 pm )

Lakehead intergroup can use your help in the cleaning of the building.
The more people that can help, the less time it takes to finish.
Below is a poster that describes why we clean the building.
Intergroup Cleaning 2015

Next Meeting: April 18 
/ 2018
Lakehead intergroup is looking for people to fill 2 Key Positions
(Secretary and Treasurer)

( take poster to your Group


Come and get involved
Intergroup is looking to fill two positions
Treasurer and Secretary

Public Information
Looking for members to be on the Committee


Way out Group
Step Action Series

 Starting Monday, January 8, 2018
(see poster for more information)
New Step Action Series

Thunder Bay Group
Beginners Meetings
( see poster for more information )

Shebandowan Group
Shebandowan Community Centre
(call before coming out)
(meetings are back to noon on Sunday)

 The  Amethyst Women's Big Book Group

Sister Margaret Smith Centre
Room B-17
(see poster for more information)

New Series Starting April 4, 2017

New Big Book Series
 Tuesday nights at 7:00 pm
Welcome Group 
Will start having Discussion Meetings
Starting January 6, 2018, 8:00 pm.
(see poster for more information)
Welcome Group Discussion Meetings

Functions in other Areas

Saturday, May 26, 2018
(see poster for information and agenda)