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Thunder Bay - Cumberland Cinema Zoning Amendment Request

Thunder Bay – Cumberland Cinema Zoning Amendment Request

  Saw this sign on the window of the Cumberland Cinema building.  Two underground levels of parking.  Six storey building with 71 residential units. Hmmm. Proposed event centre location is down the street. Interesting. I wonder who bought the building?

Thunder Bay - Government Town

Thunder Bay – Government Town

All are government jobs…and yes that very much includes Bombardier which is heavily dependent on government contracts and government money.  Your tax dollars in action. The full list is here.  The next one on the list?  The Government of Canada..FYI

Thunder Bay - Going No Where.

Thunder Bay – Going No Where.

Next time your group lobbies for the installation of a controlled pedestrian crossing and are told by City Hall that it costs too much, then maybe you can point the administrators to this intersection.  Bay and Water street. City workers were busy making repairs to the pedestrian crosswalk signal that crosses Water street.  Is there […]

Thunder Bay - Who Should Care?

Thunder Bay – Who Should Care?

Its amazing to see what the City of Thunder Bay allows as far as winter plugins is concerned. I have seen some pretty scary rigs. This situation has been going on for the better part of a week. I always thought there were strict codes when dealing with electricity.  Electricity can kill you.  Apparently, this […]

Thunder Bay - Quelle Surprise!

Thunder Bay – Quelle Surprise!

Oh quelle surprise!   This shit has been going on since the beginning of time.  Nobody ever does anything about it.  Why??? Because politicians, upon retiring,  look forward to appointments to the boards of all these crown/semi-autonomous agencies/corps. Federal, provincial, and municipal politicians ….all the hogs. The public purse is simply an all-you-can-eat buffet for […]

Thunder Bay - That's Life...That's What They Say

Thunder Bay – That’s Life…That’s What They Say

“If we are lending money that ostensibly we don’t have to kids who have no hope of making it back in order to train them for jobs that clearly don’t exist, I might suggest that we’ve gone around the bend a little bit” – Mike Rowe, TV Personality So why has the cost of post secondary […]

Thunder Bay - Why Not Here? Or Here?

Thunder Bay – Why Not Here? Or Here?

I am not so sure that the waterfront should be the only site being considered as a destination for the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.  That is, of course, if our politicians are stupid enough to fund the $25 million project.  A big “if” I might add. Algoma Street has two vacant pieces of land that […]