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Its good to see that the very expensive piece of public art known as the Celebration Circle is finally being used by the public to celebrate something. It is also extremely satisfying to see the First Nations taking advantage of the section of the waterfront development that is loosely First Nation themed. Up to now, it has […]
Keith Hobbs is going to put pressure on the province to get answers…. Hmmmm If the Ontario Power Authority needs some tried and true excuses for delaying an answer or decision that City Hall/Admin is waiting for, then might I suggest the private development consortium that has proposed the construction of condos and a hotel […]
Could be a prime site for an event centre.
That’s life, that’s what people say. Installed sometime in July Decapitated in early December…yay! Is it value for money? Nope. Does it Renew Thunder Bay? Nope. Paid for by the taxpayers of Thunder Bay. Priceless. The contractor could have saved time by installing the service valves and then simply throwing the caps off to the […]
My understanding is that this mess was caused by the Thunder Bay Fire Department. Evidently, the TBFD decided to open up a fire hydrant, not sure why, in mid December. OK. I know that all hydrants need to be tested. They need to work. There are no if ands or buts when it comes to […]
Thunder Bay has scored a major conference that will include delegates from 95 different municipalities in Canada and the U.S. The City has been selected to host the 2014 Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Annual Conference. About 250 people from both sides of the border will take part, including many mayors who will […]
The 250,000 square foot facility will have 209 employees daily and a traffic flow of up to 800 people per day. Security will be just like in an airport, with metal detectors, x-ray and a search area. – Balancing Costs, Tbnewswatch Dec 11, 2012 (Full article here) The above gives you some idea of just […]
I wonder what the new plan will look like?
This sidewalk is on Algoma Street. It was constructed late summer 2012. It is brand new. There is no reason for that water to sit there. Water on sidewalks should drain. Its a matter of engineering, planning, design and construction. Obviously, the City of Thunder Bay has ineffective quality control, if it has any […]