Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay – Murder City 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016….

Just on the even numbered years? We’re going to need a bigger sign. Thunder Bay’s murder rate highest in Canada City has had worst homicide rate in previous years as well A new report by Statistics Canada paints another disturbing picture about crime in Thunder Bay. In 2016, the city experienced the highest homicide rate […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

Court Street construction. Court Street. Sign laying face down on sidewalk.  Not sure how effective this sign placement is.Sign seems to be for Bar Italia.  I believe the business paid for the sign.  Not getting their money’s worth out of that sign.The Bar Italia sign would be more effective if placed there. The barrier that the […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Thunder Bay – Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Thursday The road to the former site of Pool 6.  Looks like the City of Thunder Bay is going to do something about this rough spot.  The origin of this rough spot dates back to a horizontal drilling operation several years ago. What line was installed?  Water? Gas?  Something was set on fire in the […]

Thunder Bay – Murder Capital, Hate Capital, And Now…..Corruption Capital?

Yup, Thunder Bay is racing toward Shitholeville status. Notice these charges were laid on a Friday.  Friday is when governments release bad news stories because fewer people are paying attention.  Government offices are closed over the weekend.  Nobody around to interview.  Come Monday, this story will be almost three days old. Thunder Bay Mayor Keith […]

Thunder Bay - Traffic Chaos In The City Of Thunder Bay's $65 Million Plus Premier Tourist Destination

Thunder Bay – Traffic Chaos In The City Of Thunder Bay’s $65 Million Plus Premier Tourist Destination

Chaos on the street that borders the much hyped and much delayed Delta by Marriott Waterfront Hotel’s construction site. The time I was there was 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm…a busy time in the park on a warm sunny Thursday. First of all, two long trucks parked on the street blocking the northbound lane. This […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday And Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday And Wednesday

Tuesday Construction continues on the much hyped and much delayed Delta by Marriott Waterfront Hotel.  Not overly scenic…but who cares about that.  Its all about the money. George Jeffrey Children Centre held an event Another vehicle parked in a no parking zone in Marina Park only metres from a parking lot.Putting up lights?  Imagine if instead […]

Canada – Toronto’s 110 Year Old Carousel Sold For $3 Million

Sooo….The carousel in Chippewa Park is worth….? Toronto’s 110-year old carousel on Centre Island sold for $3 million Owner of the cash-strapped amusement park says residents and visitors have until November 2017 to ride the Toronto attraction one last time. “It’s a part of history leaving Toronto, and a part of Toronto history coming here,” […]

Thunder Bay - Go Ahead....Eat As Much Dust As You Want.... They'll Make More.... Lots More.

Thunder Bay – Go Ahead….Eat As Much Dust As You Want…. They’ll Make More…. Lots More.

Dry conditions on the Court Street construction site means dust. Lots and lots of dust. Now, you would think that, because this work is happening in a residential area, our high salaried residents of City Hall would care about just how much dust that the residents living in that area have to eat, how much […]

Thunder Bay - Violet Green Swallow Update

Thunder Bay – Violet Green Swallow Update

The Violet Green Swallow has not been seen for weeks.  Sadly, I’m afraid, she’s gone. We had a good run while it lasted. I have put together all my photos of the Violet Green Swallow below….so we can remember her. Maybe she will come back next year, but that is another song for another time.

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

Court Street construction has reached Bay Street Another train blocking the Pearl Street entrance to Marina Park.  The entrance/exit from the future valet parking lot for the much hyped and much delayed Delta by Marriott Waterfront Hotel needs a “no left turn sign”.   Drilling continuing on the waterfront. I wonder if they have found an […]