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Thunder Bay is a city who exists totally at the pleasure of provincial and federal government politicians and bureaucrats. If those politicians and bureaucrats turn off the cash taps, this city will die. Kind of like China…
Mafia association is not considered a crime in Canada The reason is straight forward. If it were considered a crime, a lot of Canadian lawmakers and government officials would be in jail.
I don’t know. Something wrong with jeans that cost only five dollars. Yes, they are boys jeans but remember, this is the price that includes material, labour, profits and transportation costs. Its not enough. Its just not enough. You can’t make them yourself for that price and that is with free labour! Something is drastically […]
I think that our Engineering Department plans on paving over top of this. The contractor milled off about 50 mm or two inches of the old asphalt. That left a pretty beat up and severely crack riddled surface. I will have to keep an eye on this project. All those cracks will eventually reflect through […]
Oh Danny boy, the pumps, the pumps are running…….. The pumps have been running in this corner for quite a while. I know the water makes no difference in the big construction picture. Piles driven to firm bottom and all. I find it interesting though. All this money being spent and you have these small […]
We were in Kitchener in front of their city hall and they put out moveable tables and chairs and food trucks and live music, so we basically stole their idea,” Siciliano said. Stealing ideas is exactly what consultants do. They then put those stolen ideas in a nicely formatted report and present it to […]
Something is up on Algoma Street at Cornwall. I wonder what.
The Cumberland Street marathon construction project is done. All finished. Contractor has moved on to other work. Workers and equipment all gone. Life is good. Hallelujah! Well, all done except for this. There is nothing providing outside support here. They better deal with this before the asphalt starts to fall apart….and it […]
I am sure that the store manager of the new Target store at Intercity Plaza must be delirious with joy today. One of its shopping carts was left at the intersection of Bay and Algoma. You know that people have really accepted you into the community when they take your shopping carts and abandon them […]
One thing I see regularly during my daily wanderings is City of Thunder Bay vehicles parking in metered spaces without putting money in the meter. Not a problem when they are doing so on business. You know. Work. Parking for work. But, when the city employees are simply eating lunch in a nearby restaurant, then […]