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I know. Its simple idea. A classic Simpson episode that comes to mind immediately whenever someone starts talking light rail in the City of Thunder Bay. I’m a supporter of public transit. The train idea is stupid. We did have streetcars way back when. Those tracks are still being ripped up in the downtown north […]
It took decades of bad policies and bad ideas to get us into this depression – bad policies and bad ideas that, as we’ll see in Chapter 4, flourished because for a long time they worked very well, not for the nation as a whole but for a handful of very wealthy, very influential people. […]
Cumberland Street business Kilroy’s and the building next door has been sold to one of the people from Brooks McIlroy, plus some other Toronto investors for an amount in the neighbourhood of $700,000. These two buildings have large lots located, opposite the new waterfront development. They are also located across from the casino. The OLG […]
You can’t buy jobs. You just can’t. Tornado Medical Systems leaving town under the cover of darkness without telling a soul is a prime example of why this is the case. Is there a single case where we lured a business to Thunder Bay and it stayed and became successful other than a telemarketing company? […]
Value for money. Its always been about value for money. Whether its reconstructing a street, or the performance of a highly paid manager. The taxpayers of Thunder Bay are paying for a better run city than we are getting. Its plain and simple. We are paying taxes for things we end up paying additional taxes […]
What happens when a couple of newly weds buy the city of their dreams only to find the more money they spend, the more money they need? The ultimate fixer-upper.
Someone falls into the water. You run and grab this life ring. What are the odds that that rope is not going to be tangled? I have looked at it and there may be some method to that madness but I don’t know. Looks scary to me. Not something you want to be dealing with […]
Commisso, who will be asking council Monday night to approve an independent, four-part master drainage study, said once the results are in, the city wants to move quickly to incorporate any recommendations into next year’s budget. – Tbnewswatch June 25, 2012 Read full article here. What is interesting is that nobody ever thought […]
Marina Park. The park that appears, disappears, grows and shrinks depending on what the City of Thunder Bay wants.
Was talking with someone who I suppose was working for the city down at the waterfront. She was waiting for someone to discuss a memorial plaque for a bench. I thought about this for a bit. I wonder if the City of Thunder Bay would allow me to purchase one as follows? Maybe one […]