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Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

Not sure what this is but pretty soon the city’s trash will be the only colour there is.  Might as well practice photographing the stuff now. Trash on context Either some people picked up some trash around the park or someone dumped off some household garbage. The needles and stuff were gone so they may […]

Thunder Bay – An Odd Piece Of Daylight Savings Time Trivia

This from a article about Daylight Savings Time. What Really Happened? Benjamin Franklin is often credited with the idea of DST because, in a satirical letter to the authors of The Journal of Paris, he suggested the French wake earlier to take advantage of “using sunshine instead of candles.” DST as we know it […]

Thunder Bay – Cardiovascular Campaign Gets $500,000

Thunder Bay, Ont., cardiovascular campaign gets $500k boost A fundraising campaign aimed at creating a cardiovascular surgery program in Thunder Bay has received a major financial boost. The John Andrews Foundation has donated $500,000 to the Our Hearts at Home Campaign. The donation will be used to purchase equipment for the planned cardiovascular unit, which […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Went up to the Pumpkin Parade at Hillcrest Park last night. swhen it comes to Halloween Pumpkins, I am a traditionalist. Scary look. Pumpkins lined up on the wall. Seeing as I don’t get out at night very often as I don’t want to be murdered, I took advantage of the situation and tried some […]

Thunder Bay – Rainbow Crosswalk At Bay And Algoma

Rainbow Crosswalk at Bay and Algoma would cost $35K If the City of Thunder Bay goes ahead with the installation of  four “rainbow” crosswalks on Algoma Street at Bay Street, it will cost about $35,000. The proposal for the crosswalks was submitted last August by Thunder Pride. In a report to council, the city’s Engineering […]

Thunder Bay - Friday - First Day Of November

Thunder Bay – Friday – First Day Of November

I guess its nobody’s job to clean these things up.  Not City of Thunder Bay parks people? MV Jamno still anchored out there. Mallards just passing through   MV Federal Caribou still at Thunder Bay Terminals Looks like a female Goldeneye. Reflections are nice. The Snow Geese Blue Morphs still hanging around Looks like this […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday

Thunder Bay – Thursday

MV Jamno MV Federal Caribou at Keefer Terminal Looks like this may be a hybrid duck?   I have no idea. The Snow Geese Blue Morph are still hanging around Marina Park.  No rush to leave. Leased Lot #3 so far.  Barbecue area. Grassy area with new chairs.  Big question. Maybe I am missing something but […]

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

I noticed that four star? Delta by Marriott waterfront hotel guests are using the public parking lot instead of the the hotels’s lot.  I wonder if that sign has anything to do with it. The hotel parking lot is on the right. The entrance to it is at the south end of the public parking […]

Thunder Bay – Gravelle Asks Ford Government For Money For Thunder Bay Police

Gravelle asks Ford government for money for Thunder Bay Police Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle raised the issue of Thunder Bay’s crime problem in the legislature Tuesday, calling for provincial money for the city’s hard-pressed police service. Gravelle made the case for government financial assistance in a statement at Queen’s Park. He said Premier Doug Ford’s government has […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday

Trying to make an uninteresting subject interesting.   Needles still laying around. A dead bird. Looks like it may be a female Scaup. Not sure if its a Lesser or Greater Scaup. Hooded Merganser. MV Ojibway MV Jamno still anchored out in there. Something you do not see in Marina Park every day.  A dead […]