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The World – Monsanto Plans To Layoff 2600 Employees

Looks like the war on Monsanto is starting to pay off….We must keep up the pressure…We are winning. Monsanto to Eliminate 2,600 Jobs Monsanto plans to cut 2,600 jobs in cost-saving effort, posts 4Q loss amid falling seed sales. Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed […]

Canada - Masks, The Niqab And Bill C-309

Canada – Masks, The Niqab And Bill C-309

Wearing a mask at a riot is now a crime A bill that bans the wearing of masks during a riot or unlawful assembly and carries a maximum 10-year prison sentence with a conviction of the offence became law today. Bill C-309, a private member’s bill introduced by Conservative MP Blake Richards in 2011, passed third reading […]

Canada – A Technical Surplus Created By Dictatorial Decree

So Stephan Harper and his surprising $1.9 million budget surplus announcement for the last fiscal year is a big pile of hocus pocus bullshit. Its what one might call a “technical surplus”.  You make spending promises to the citizens of Canada and then you break them for your own political gain. Political opportunism at the […]

Thunder Bay – City Hall Fat That Can Be Trimmed Painlessly

The man who hopes to replace Hyer under the NDP banner said unequivocally voters can expect him to remain with the party throughout the term. Foulds said he thinks voters deserve to know the politics of the people they put in office and trust they’ll remain true to their roots. – Andrew Foulds – Tbnewswatch […]

The World - GM Flying Ants...Yes....GM Flying Ants!

The World – GM Flying Ants…Yes….GM Flying Ants!

Yes…instead of not killing the bees, Monsanto wants to keep killing bees and replace all those dead bees with GM flying ants. Genetically modified flying ants! The taxpayer will pay Monsanto to solve the problem of disappearing bee colonies…a problem Monsanto caused.  Monsanto will make money on both ends….killing bees and replacing dead bees. GM […]

Thunder Bay – 100% Private Funding? Go For It. You Don’t Need The City’s Permission

Company proposing Thunder Bay solar panel plant unsuccessful in other cities A company that outlined a plan to Thunder Bay councillors on Monday night, about building a solar panel manufacturing facility in the city, has made similar presentations to other communities. Energy North Bancorp told council on Monday night it wants to build a solar panel […]

Thunder Bay - Hazelwood Lake Centre...Demolished Because $6,500 Annual Operating Costs Are Too High?

Thunder Bay – Hazelwood Lake Centre…Demolished Because $6,500 Annual Operating Costs Are Too High?

The Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority is in the news again.  This time its about the closure and demolition of the Hazelwood Lake Centre. I have a problem with the LRCA in that I have no idea what they actually conserve.  They appear to manage some properties in the local area but as far as actual […]

Thunder Bay - More Court Street Bridge Stuff

Thunder Bay – More Court Street Bridge Stuff

I walk passed the new Court Street bridge almost every day. A few things that I have noticed. In a previous post, I discussed the quality of the rock protection work done by the contractor and accepted by the City of Thunder Bay and Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority. As you can see, the upper edge […]

The World – Deflation?…Are We Now In Economic Deflation?

DEFINITION of ‘Deflation’ A general decline in prices, often caused by a reduction in the supply of money or credit. Deflation can be caused also by a decrease in government, personal or investment spending. The opposite of inflation, deflation has the side effect of increased unemployment since there is a lower level of demand in […]