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The fact that this was released to the press on the Friday before a long weekend is interesting timing. Press releases on a Friday of a long weekend are expected to be ignored by the public. Governments tend to use Friday press releases as a way to sneak something passed the public. So…what is City […]
Ontario is charging admission for its Canada Day program at the Old Fort. Funds raised may go towards any number of items the City is asking the province to fund. They have to come up with at least $200 million to satisfy the demands of City Admin. this year alone. Maybe the admission charge might […]
The City of Thunder Bay, Ontario announced it is proceeding with the second phase of a feasibility study on a proposed sports and entertainment event centre, estimated at $80 million. The city stated in a Dec. 2 press release that the centre is “no longer being considered” for P3 Canada funding but it is aiming […]
Not sure about the placement of this sign. I can see people not seeing the sign in time to make the right hand turn forcing them to turn around and go back. Also, I can see people who do make the turn, continuing up Red River Road looking for the bureau. The other thing is […]
Looks like a section of sidewalk is getting replaced. Hurrah! you might say. But…and there always seems to be a but, this sidewalk is on Algoma Street. This sidewalk that is now going to cost the taxpayers money to remove and replace is on the part of Algoma Street that was reconstructed in 2011. The […]
The flowers have been planted into the giant flower pots located on Algoma Street between Bay Street and John Street. There are four pots in total. A pair is located at the Bay Street end. Two at the intersection with Cornwall Street. What is confusing is that the Cornwall Street pots are not paired. They […]
So what is wrong with this picture? What important piece of safety equipment is missing? Still missing. The end of June. Well, it appears that the City of Thunder Bay has still not installed all the lifesaving equipment at Prince Arthur’s Landing. My question is simple. Why not? City of Thunder Bay ALEXANDER ROBERT General […]
Could be open soon? Crews began work this week? Will continue until job is complete? Its been a learning experience? Learning experience? There are other splash pads in the city. Finished. Working. Complete. Done. What is there to learn? We have already done it! “With only two weeks left in the summer I have my […]
The Bay Street Active Transportation Corridor between Secord Street and Banning Street. Road was reconstructed in 2010. This sidewalk was deemed to be in satisfactory condition and so, it was not replaced. There was no more money for lower Bay Street. But upper Bay Street….seems to be lots of money available for upper Bay Street. […]
In the end, its small business that provides most of the jobs. In Thunder Bay, small business seems to be holding its own in spite of City Hall.