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True…. the north core is going through a renaissance of sort. Businesses are opening up. Why? Well this is where it gets interesting. The City of Thunder Bay is always quick to tie this urban core growth to its $60 million plus waterfront development. Matters not that the waterfront development consists of a splash pad […]
manufacture of consent – the practice of controlling or manipulating the norms, values etc. held by an audience by controlling what they are exposed to in the media. This could be done by a government or other institution in authority. – dictionarycentral.com The propaganda model is a conceptual model in political economy advanced by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomskythat states (In their book Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media) how propaganda, […]
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin’s report into secrecy in municipal government contains good news and bad news. The good news? Citizens across the province are increasingly upset about local governments that conduct democratic business behind closed doors, and they are complaining in growing numbers. The bad news? Many municipal governments are still flouting the province’s open […]
Bus driver involved in collision with pedestrian charged By Matt Vis, tbnewswatch.com City police have charged the bus driver involved in a collision with a pedestrian. “The officers have concluded a lengthy investigation and it has resulted in a charge of careless driving against the city transit driver,” said Thunder Bay Police Services traffic Sgt. […]
Fire hall construction delayed due to weather By tbnewswatch.com Plans to build a new fire hall in the city have hit a small glitch. The project on the corner of Frederica Street and Neebing Avenue will be delayed for three months due to weather issues. The city had to decide if they wanted to go […]
Til debt do us part. Up to your ears in debt is exactly what the government and the banks want. The government and the banks make money off of people in debt. a lot of money. Corporations make money because people use debt to buy things now instead of later. Now is much better. Now […]
What the city has said is that the Gardens is nearing the end of its life as a spectator facility. There may be many ongoing and future uses for it by taking out the 3,371 seats. A massive room unobstructed by floor columns poses any number of possibilities. I do not understand what the difference […]
I wonder how she is doing? Will we ever find out the results of the investigation? I’d like to know. I suppose this story will fade away. Sad.
The operating budget will see an increase of $1.2 million, with the majority of that increase due to a negotiated 3.1 per cent wage increase. “This is the second year in a row I’ve come to the board with no increases in material accounts at all,” Thunder Bay Police Service chief J.P. Levesque. “At […]