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Thunder Bay - Misdirected Priorities

Thunder Bay – Misdirected Priorities

Interesting article on downloading of services and costs from upper levels of government to lower levels of government. Social services, housing, wastewater treatment, mental health issues, and environmental are all areas of municipal government concern across the country. All are areas of extreme concern here in Thunder Bay yet,  the ONLY thing that our elected […]

Thunder Bay - Pedestrian Evolution

Thunder Bay – Pedestrian Evolution

Thunder Bay…the evolution of the pedestrian Takes a lot of guts to be a pedestrian in Thunder Bay……..Safer on the street? At least cars follow some basic rules of the road. Sidewalk cyclists are self-centred assholes that believe they own the sidewalk.    

Thunder Bay - Headed Back To The Gold Standard?

Thunder Bay – Headed Back To The Gold Standard?

There is a financial  shitstorm a brew’n….are people heading back to the gold standard?  I believe so…eventually money has to have some value.  You still have time to prepare.  How much longer?  Who knows? The system that the world is on now, this fiat system where the dollar is at the centre of it, does […]

Thunder Bay - Are You A Cop?

Thunder Bay – Are You A Cop?

Standing on the sidewalk taking a couple of snaps.  All of a sudden I hear the squeaking of bicycle breaks to my right.  I turn and there is a cyclist sitting there grinning from ear to ear.  A man my age or older…I guess you would label him as senior.  Sigh… Anyway, I looked at him […]

The World - Saudi Arabia And The Syrian Bombing

The World – Saudi Arabia And The Syrian Bombing

Thunder Bay - Thunder Bay Police Approved

Thunder Bay – Thunder Bay Police Approved

This kind of parking issue is a daily occurrence on Waverley Street.  Cars blocking the majority of the driving lane.  My understanding is that this is Thunder Bay Police Department approved so keep that in mind next time you can’t find a place to park your car.  Blocking a driving lane acceptable.  Glad our not-so thin […]

Thunder Bay – The Numbers

The city’s share of the proposed event centre could be around $42 million. That’s the figure city manager Tim Commisso told a full room at the Italian Cultural Centre Wednesday night as the city presented its Phase 3 Final Report Feasibility Study on the proposed $114 million project. …..that could mean a possible debenture of […]

The World - The Global Playhouse

The World – The Global Playhouse

You know, ever since this ISIS or ISIL or whatever is called showed up, I have had this nagging feeling in the back of my mind that it all is just to good to be true. |This evil empire shows up out of nowhere, armed to the teeth, with huge piles of cash, weapons and […]

Thunder Bay - Read The Funny Pages...Cont'd

Thunder Bay – Read The Funny Pages…Cont’d

Update to an earlier post.. The following is an except from a Letter To The editor in today’s (Sept 24, 2014) Chronicle Journal We have said repeatedly, and I will say it again for all to read, “If we don’t obtain federal and/or provincial funding we will not be proceeding with this project in this […]

Thunder Bay – Read The Funny Pages

I was watching the local news last night.  The mayoralty candidates were asked to give their views as to the proposed $120 million Event Centre and Convention-Related Space. Existing Mayor Hobbs stated that the project will not go ahead without support from the provincial and federal governments.  He said that it will not cost the […]