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Thunder Bay - Why Repair When You Can Build New...For  Free ?

Thunder Bay – Why Repair When You Can Build New…For Free ?

Repairing is not the Thunder Bay way…..come on Magnus Theatre….where do you think you are?  Toronto? Magnus Theatre to raise funds for building fix-ups Magnus Theatre expects to begin fundraising in the new year to pay for repairs to the exterior wall of the auditorium, and for upgrades to the historic former Central School building […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday, Sunday

Thunder Bay – Saturday, Sunday

Pretty quiet in the city right now.  Quiet on the waterfront as well. Saturday These wires are connected to traffic signals? Might want to protect them. The barrier in front of this business was removed sometime while I was out of town. Some social event taking place in the pedestrian overpass.  Not sure if it was […]

Thunder Bay – Algoma Street Frost Heave

A severe frost heave on Algoma Street in front of the Italian Cultural Centre.  The section of Algoma Street that was reconstructed five and a half years ago. Something under the asphalt is holding moisture.  Clay?  Organic material?  Anyway, that moisture freezes and expands. I rode the bus today as it went over that heave […]

Canada - Redskins...Is It OK To Use That Word?

Canada – Redskins…Is It OK To Use That Word?

This is something I keep noticing about sports coverage in local and national media.  Its the continued use of the word ‘Redskin’ when writing about the NFL Washington’s franchise. Yes, that is the team’s name.  That does not make it right to use that term. There were many derogatory terms people used when speaking about […]

Thunder Bay – If You’re Dreaming, Then Dream Big

Outdoor waterslides among Chippewa Park visions An outdoor waterslide park is among ideas under consideration for the future of Chippewa Park. The friends of Chippewa Park launched a survey on Friday to accompany its visioning exercise and seek public input. The survey asks for impressions of the existing wildlife exhibit and the carousel but it also […]