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Thunder Bay – Budget Deliberations Reveal Debt

The city, whose debt is expected to increase from $205.9 million at the end of 2018 to $212.1 million projected at the end of last year, does have a number of debentures that will be paid off by decade’s end. In addition to the homes for the aged loan, the city is paying off a […]

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

I know. I have taken some of these shots many times before. Its just that the light is sooo nice. Trying to escape the CJ compound Succesful escapee. Keeping an eye on me and my peanuts. Why I no longer use the pedestrian overpass. This Black-Caped Chickadee stood in every position EXCEPT one where I […]

The World – Not WW3…..Yet

“Almost Inconceivable” That Attacks In Iraq Will Mark End Of Iranian Retaliation, Experts Say Following a message from President Trump claiming “all is well”, and another comment from Iranian Foreign Minister Javid Zarif claiming that Iran had “concluded” its reprisals for the killing of General Suleimani, markets have latched on to the belief that perhaps […]

The World – Iran Fires Missiles At US Troops In Iraq?

Iran Fires “More Than A Dozen” Ballistic Missiles At US Targets In Iraq The Pentagon has released a full statement on the attacks, claiming that more than a dozen missiles were fired from within Iran, and that at least two Iraqi military bases hosting US troops were targeted. Statement from Assistant to the Secretary of […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday

In case you forgot about this event, the poster is still up Trash in context Windy out there. There was a ship out there.   It was a cargo barge and the pusher tug MV JOYCE L. VAN ENKEVORT?  Have no idea why it was there.  Maybe to avoid some bad conditions out on the lake? […]

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

Tough walking. Cars win. Pedestrians lose. How hard would it be for the parking lot plow jockey to grab a shovel and clear the snow the plowing operation left on the sidewalk? Cars win. Pedestrians lose. Cars win. Pedestrians lose. Rock drilling taking place across the street from St Joseph’s Hospital Cars win. Pedestrians lose. […]

The World – Where Are The Protests?

PEPE ESCOBAR: US Kick Starts Raging ’20s Declaring War on Iran It does not matter where the green light for the U.S. targeted assassination in Baghdad of Quds Force commander Major General Qassem Soleimani and the Hashd al-Shaabi second-in-command Abu Madhi al-Muhandis came from. This is an act of war. Unilateral, unprovoked and illegal. President Donald […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

Looks like it celebrated a bit too much last night. I see the MV CSL Welland has been joined by the CSL Ste Laurent. You can always recognize the CSL St. Laurent by that art work on the front of the rear superstructure. Trash in context Not on top of snowbanks? Why bother improving the […]

Thunder Bay – Making A Simple System More Complicated

Tattoo parlours, hair salons to be graded on safety Customers will soon see letter grades popping up in the windows of tattoo parlours, hair salons, nail spas, and other personal service businesses in Thunder Bay. It’s part of a new initiative by the city to give the public more information on safety compliance in the […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Something you don’t see everyday Private plow jockey could have got out of the truck, grabbed a shovel and cleared this small windrow away.  Instead, life has been made a little more difficult for the mobility challenged. Looks like the few parking meters that are left have been welded to the post. Of course, then […]