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Craftsmanship comparison? Not even close. I wonder how the price tags compare?
Fair weather Crowds Caulking Waterfront Restaurant A local restaurant will be moving into the city’s waterfront just in time for summer. The unnamed eatery will take over space in the southeast corner of the water garden pavilion. It’s also expected to be licensed. We’re just working through some of the logistical details in developing the […]
Rumour has it that the owner of On Deck is putting some money into the place. He hopes that the renos will bring in a better price when the City of Thunder Bay comes a knocking. I guess he is leveraging his investment. One dollar invested might bring two or more in return when the […]
It seems nobody is responsible for unfavourable variances. Its the weather, or fuel prices or increased overtime. Then there is that old chestnut ” additional security during waterfront construction.” Evidently, that one never gets old. Alexander is responsible for Community Services and EMS. Is he the best we can do for the money we pay? Really? […]
The reason for much of the additional cost, about $100,000, was to cover lawyer and negotiation fees involving the waterfront development. “There has been a significant amount of external legal work reviewing all of the agreements. I think there was up to 80 documents that accompanied the waterfront closing. -Tim Commisso, Tbnewswatch July 26, 2012 […]
Katherine Dugmore is amazed at the attention to detail you can find in the work done at Prince Arthur’s Landing. Lets see what there is. What we have here are two different types of curbing. The street curb and gutter were installed without any thought for curbing on the rec trail. When the […]
full story here. Everyone saw this coming. This was one of the worst investments our provincial government made. Ever. A little of research on the internet could have told Ontario and Mr. Gravelle enough to at least create some doubt as to the possible success of this company. I also believe that […]
What is Peter talking about? Click here. Add some more money towards the cost of Prince Arthur’s Landing. Anyone keeping track?
went down and checked out Mr. Newman’s story. The one where he claims to be surprised by the number of service connections there were in the first 100m on the west side of Algoma Street. Above, you can see the area that he is talking about. If I understand him correctly, he is saying that when he wrote the letter […]