Thunder Bay – Main Street Bridge Fixes Runs Over Budget

Cost of Main Street Bridge fixes runs over budget estimates The repairs to the Main Street Bridge will be more expensive than initially anticipated. Thunder Bay city council will vote on Monday night to award the contract for the two-year rehabilitation project, which is calculated to cost the city $5.3 million. The contract is proposed […]

Thunder Bay – Police Chief Levesque Retires

Levesque retires as city police chief Deputy chief Sylvie Hauth to lead police service on interim basis while national search is conducted. J.P. Levesque is retiring from his role as the Thunder Bay police chief, just months following his reinstatement after criminal charges against him were dismissed. The city of Thunder Bay on Thursday announced […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday

Thunder Bay – Thursday

A crappy day…I got rained on… Nice sign… too bad it wasn’t visible to traffic None of this trash is produced by the railway yet its on railway property.  Some of it originated from the Chronicle Journal compound located across Water Street. The MV Federal Yoshito still sitting out in the harbour Bird nest waiting […]

Canada – The Trudeau Government – Social Justice Superheroes

This from CBC News….  Asked about the theory that misogyny may have been behind the attack, federal Labour Minister Patty Hajdu responded by saying it’s time Canadians speak up about what she called a troubling trend of hate directed at women. Police say van attack victims were mostly women — but offer no details on […]

The World – Joe Rogan Talks With Matthew Walker About Sleep. Our Body Needs Lots Of Sleep. Regularly. Every Night.

Sleep..its the best thing that you can do for your health.   Daylight Savings Time is killing us.  Shift work is killing you.  We need lots of sleep.  At least eight hours a night, maybe more. Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the […]

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

Sidewalk cyclists abound This couple are about to catch up to pedestrians. What will they do? Ooooo, they head out onto the street Ride on the wrong side of the street. Then back onto the sidewalk A feral shopping cart with something on the bottom rack A toaster oven?   Yup, this embarrassing sign is […]

Ontario – Liar, Liar Pants And Skirts On Fire

Hmmm…..turns out governments lie.  Not only that, turns out they lie about the financial state of the chunk of land that they govern.  No surprise there, but this lie is pretty big.  A difference of $5 million. $11.7 billion instead of $6.7 billion. In scathing pre-election report, Ontario auditor general says deficit is $11.7B, not […]

The World – Last Mile Fog

Scott Adams is the creator of Dilbert. Fast forward to the white board talk at around 6:45 for his Prisons of the Mind lecture.  Its interesting especially the “last mile fog” thing. Now substitute Slavery with Treatment of Indigenous Peoples and Civil Rights with Equal Rights…..you are left with the last mile of fog.   Are we Canadians […]

Thunder Bay – Racism? If You Look Hard Enough, You Will Find It, Even Where It Does Not Exist.

If you are a hammer, then everyone looks like a nail.  What are you if everyone looks like a racist?   Living in Thunder Bay. Celebrated Indigenous law school dean resigns claiming systemic racism Angelique EagleWoman, who became first Indigenous dean of a Canadian law school, says efforts to bring meaningful change “thwarted” by Lakehead University. […]

Canada – Trans Mountain Pipeline Approval Was Rigged?

Government insiders say Trans Mountain pipeline approval was rigged Chief Maureen Thomas was skeptical as she walked out of Canada’s main Parliament Building on a brisk but sunny morning in autumn. It was Nov. 28, 2016, and she had just given Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr four major reports highlighting extensive warnings about Kinder Morgan’s […]