Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

another grey day. Flag at half mast at the Cumberland Street Fire Station.  Why?  Defeats the purpose if the public has no idea why this is happening. MV Federal Shimanto MV Federal Katsura MV Algoma Harvester The building at the end of Pier 1 in Marina Park. The home of the Temple Reef Sailing Club.  […]

Thunder Bay – Recycling Costs Double.

Curbside recycling service cost to double Curbside recycling collection is going to be more expensive for the city starting in the New Year. Thunder Bay city council on Monday night approved an 18-month extension with their third party service provider, at a cost of more than double the previous rate. The contract with GFL Environmental, which […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday

Some late season sidewalk grinding.  Grinding down the joints so they are flush. Grinding down this mess is impossible. What we have here is a manhole that has heaved over time.  Frost? The recent warm spell has been a Godsend to this operation. MV Juno Is it?  Is it really?  Why is that sign still […]

Thunder Bay – Indigenous Leaders, City Express Heartfelt Condolences After Body Of Missing Teen Found

Indigenous leaders, city, express ‘heartfelt condolences’ after body of missing teen found in Thunder Bay Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott tweeted her condolences after it was confirmed that the body found on Sunday was Braiden Jacob. (Deputy Grand Chief Derek)Fox said the leadership of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) is “appreciative” that the federal minister reached out, however, […]

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

Pretty quiet day. Click on any image to enlarge. Two artificial snowflakes have now fallen off of the tree Pothole season is year round in the City of Thunder Bay.  Used to be spring time only. I wonder if these guys are good to eat?  They are grain fed. Back to banging on frozen ground. […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

Interesting. These light poles located on the site of the former Port Arthur Motors Body Shop look very similar to the new light bases installed last week down in Marina Park. new lamp lost base installed last week. Looks like this base is large enough for a very large light.  This makes me think that […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

One of the walkways leading from the parking lot constructed in 2016/2017 that are now covered with paving bricks.  Hopefully, the City of Thunder Bay will stop vehicles from driving on it before spring.  I suspect that the bricks were not installed with automotive traffic in mind.  Come spring, the brick work will be ruined. […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

click on any image to enlarge Used to cover a trash bag.  Its some colour. Ice on Friday.  Was open water previous Wednesday. Still some pink in those roses. MV Kaministiqua Looks like the work  of replacing some of the wooden poles with concrete bases on the Spirit Garden (Wilson Street Headland ) is completed. […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday

Thunder Bay – Thursday

a sunny day. Click on any image to enlarge Building tops.  Bright colours on a blue background.  I adjusted the perspective in a lot of the building top photos to try and keep lines straight. Might look a little strange sometimes, but, hey, that’s art. Flying the Finnish flag today.  Must be a Finn Holiday. […]

Thunder Bay – Police Association Expresses Outrage At NAN Grand Chief’s Reaction

Police Association expresses outrage at NAN grand chief’s reaction The Thunder Bay Police Association leadership says they are outraged at comments made by Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler in the wake of a video posted to social media that allegedly shows an officer striking an Indigenous teen strapped to a medical gurney. The […]