Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay – Rumour Has It – City Hall

Rumour has it that several city managers have been shown the door at city hall.  There is nothing online about it.   Should be interesting if its true.  

Thunder Bay – Plastic Straws

area water samples show high levels of plastic Water samples taken from Lake Superior show that the Thunder Bay area appears to have a significant amount of plastic pollutants. – Tbnewswatch read full article here No surprises there.   There is sooo much plastic litter blowing around the city, some of that plastic HAS to end up […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

Starting to see more empty cans of this product around. A beverage called “Loco”…that is a drink that this city needs for its residents to be drinking. Streets are bare while many sidewalks are covered with ice.  Nothing new there.  We all know where the City Admin’s priorities are. Sanding rec trails in Marina Park […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Still looking for colour in an overcast brown and white world. Obligatory shopping cart photo. Think this city has a drinking problem?   Not much work in Marina Park dealing with the snow and ice that is everywhere. An empty plastic bottle. The MV Manitoulin MV Federal Sakura MV Tecumseh Looking around the former Pool […]

Thunder Bay - More Pileated Woodpecker

Thunder Bay – More Pileated Woodpecker

A Pileated Woodpecker making her rounds of old hydro poles at the south end of Marina Park previous related post here and here Listening for bugs?

Thunder Bay - High Street Wall Update

Thunder Bay – High Street Wall Update

High Street is still not open.  Is it worth $2 million?  Does it look like a rock wall? Looks very fake.  Do you think anyone will even notice that this is supposed to represent a rock wall?  I wonder how much it would have cost to repair the original rock wall?  Nobody bothered to check. […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

Miserable photo day today. The Algoma Street Ice Hazard appears to still be shut down The water you see on the sidewalk came out of the eaves-trough down-spout which also empties out directly onto the sidewalk. Eaves-trough outlet is the pipe on the right. Sump pump outlet is the left pipe. I will check it […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday

Thunder Bay – Thursday

More tree trimming taking place on Bay Street. More Budweiser bottles laying around in public.  One is unopened. The DSSAB apartment complex at the corner of Cumberland and Water Streets. The Chronicle Journal trash that is littering Water Street is settling down for a long winter. You can already see where the wheels of the […]

Thunder Bay – Algoma Street Ice Hazard Update

Looks like water is no longer being pumped out onto the public sidewalk and street.  I will check on it tomorrow. Frozen.  This means that water has not passed through that drain pipe for quite a while.

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

Budweiser, seems to be gaining popularity amongst Thunder Bay’s public drinkers. The City of Thunder Bay should consider trimming some tree branches on the side of the tree that is opposite to the hydro lines.  The branches that are hanging over the street.  Try to balance the weight. Showing its age. Mmmmmm…. Obligatory shopping cart […]