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Thunder Bay – Cyclists Advocate For North-South Bridge

Cyclists continue to advocate for north-south bridge Cycling advocates continue to push for a safe and convenient way over the McIntyre River to bridge the north and south side of the city and reduce collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians on busy roadways. “For about 20 years people have been asking for a safe way for […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday

Crab trees are flowering Lilacs are getting ready to bloom The unsung Thunder Bay hero picking up trash Got a thing for horizontal lines Painted Lady butterfly This trash pile looks like its growing. Female Red-winged Blackbird Male Red-winged Blackbird Some sort of fungus.  Probably non-editable Lichen Not sure what this is but it is […]

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

Sunny day but windy One shopping cart becomes two. Beaver has been busy shoring up its dam system. During construction?  What construction?  I guess contractors only work when the weather is crappy? Why is the contractor not finishing the work?  What is the problem? MV Industrial Skipper and the MV Ojibway Yellow Warbler One of […]

Thunder Bay – Single Use Plastic Ban

District municipal leaders hope for decisive action on single-use plastic ban Monday’s announcement that the federal government plans to ban single-use plastic products by 2021 is welcome news to northwestern Ontario communities struggling to deal with increasing plastic going to the local dump. Details are still to be worked out, and the government says it will conduct […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

The giant bird feeder is getting bigger.  I wonder how long this will be here before the home owner decides to pick the stuff up?  Rats like this stuff. I will keep you posted. Trash in context. Be nice if someone graded the road to Pool 6 sometime.  The contractor working on the street extension […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Another example of why trash cans WITH LIDS! should be mandatory in this city. Yup….this city is a lost cause.  There was a time when you only children rode their bikes on sidewalks.  When you got old enough to ride your bicycle on the street, it was a big deal.  Today, most cyclists are stuck […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

Just a few photos today. Beautiful day. I cut my grass. Another example of why trash cans WITH LIDS! should be mandatory in this city. Another Thunder Bay hero riding his bicycle on the street where it belongs.  In this case, its Water Street.  Notice the rider is not dead. The CSL Welland heading out […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday

Thunder Bay – Thursday

Looks like the the lookout is being restored. A Bruins’ fan Trash in context Sigh…its a lost cause. Looks like some asphalt laid down last fall is getting removed Yup…looks like there was some segregation. The asphalt was not homogeneous.  I see a lot of that. Apple Chipotle’s patio is up. Trash in context Made […]

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

Went out for a stroll today. Took some photos along the way. Looks like its almost ready for paving. Dead mouse. Not the DJ DeadMau5. Red-winged Blackbird attacking geese that have wandered a little too close to the bird’s nesting area. Green frog? Leopard frog Trash in context Groundhog Baby Groundhog MV Ojibway. Still there. […]

Canada – MMIW Report’s Notable Omissions Lead To Some Bewildering Recommendations

MMIW report’s notable omissions lead to some bewildering recommendations Chris Selley – Post Media Much of the immediate commentary and discussion about the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, which was released Monday, concerns its characterization of the titular issue as “genocide.” “The violence the National Inquiry […]