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Thunder Bay - Looking For Love

Thunder Bay – Looking For Love

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 […]

Thunder Bay - Free? - Remember When Canada Day Was Free?

Thunder Bay – Free? – Remember When Canada Day Was Free?

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 […]

Thunder Bay - Hand Out, A Hand Up Or Hand Job?

Thunder Bay – Hand Out, A Hand Up Or Hand Job?

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 […]

Thunder Bay - Signs

Thunder Bay – Signs

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 […]

Thunder Bay - Giant Pots of Algoma

Thunder Bay – Giant Pots of Algoma

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 […]