Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

A rainy Sunday. Not a great day for photography but I did take some photos. Bee continues work on the sunflower I like the light reflecting off of the flowing water Trash in context Remember when the private developer said there would be valet parking for hotel guests?  Today I saw hotel guests dragging their […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Bees still busy on the sunflower I still do not understand why the concrete sidewalk that is about to be installed was not part of the original concrete work nine years ago? It had to cost less than it does now. Frogs   Fog Lots of goose poop Not sure what these mean?  Blue? Pink?  […]

The World – The Jihad Jack Saga

ISIS fighter Jihadi Jack is stripped of his UK passport sparking furious diplomatic row with Canada where he has joint citizenship The IS fighter known as Jihadi Jack has been stripped of his British citizenship, sparking a furious diplomatic row with Canada. Muslim convert Jack Letts, 24, had held duel UK and Canadian citizenship but declared […]

The World - Greta Thunberg's Yacht Trip To America Is The Ultimate In Virtual Signalling

The World – Greta Thunberg’s Yacht Trip To America Is The Ultimate In Virtual Signalling

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg’s Yacht Trip to America More Harmful to Environment Than Flying Six members of her team have to fly back to Germany from New York. Climate activist Greta Thunberg’s virtue signalling trip on a $4 million dollar yacht to lecture Americans about climate change will be more harmful to the environment than […]

Canada – The Deception In The SNC Affair

The deception in the SNC affair is the most troubling aspect of all It is the element of deception that raises the conduct described in the ethics commissioner’s report from the merely unlawful to the potentially criminal. Until now what we had thought we were dealing with was only a sustained and mounting campaign, by […]

Canada – Liberals Announce Sole-Source Deal For New Armoured Vehicles Will Cost $3 Billion – Double Original Estimate

Liberals announce sole-source deal for new armoured vehicles will cost $3 billion — double the original estimate The Liberal government is buying new armoured vehicles for the Canadian Forces, but the sole source deal will cost taxpayers double what was originally planned. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced Friday that the government would buy 360 combat […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

What happened to the cherry tomatoes from yesterday?   News is not good. Trash in context Looks like the cowardly lion from the movie Wizard of Oz  got a waaaaaay to large nose ring. Street crackers Painted rock Frogs MV Federal Schelde anchored out there Marina slick Looks like the City of Thunder Bay has taken […]

Thunder Bay – Thunder Bay Has Second Highest Property Tax Rate.

Real estate website says Thunder Bay has second-highest property tax rate Thunder Bay City Manager Norm Gale says statistics published on a real estate website fail to provide a complete perspective on the city’s residential property taxes compared with other Ontario communities. Having a higher tax rate, Gale stated Tuesday, doesn’t necessarily equate to higher taxation. Under the […]

Canada – Conflict Of Interest The Least Of Concerns Raised By SNC-Lavalin Affair

Conflict of interest the least of concerns raised by SNC-Lavalin affair In the broad strokes, the report of the federal ethics commissioner, Mario Dion, into the SNC-Lavalin affair tells us nothing new. It was already clear to anyone with eyes to see — it was not even really denied — that the prime minister and […]

Canada – Report Says Why PMO Wanted Former Supreme Court Judges To Advise On SNC-Lavalin

Report says why PMO wanted former Supreme Court judges to advise on SNC-Lavalin After months of unrelenting news coverage, hours of oral testimony and reams of written submissions to a House of Commons committee on the SNC-Lavalin affair, the federal ethics watchdog has still managed to unearth some details that give new life to the controversy on the […]