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Given urban taxpayers’ rising water costs, it is unfair to expect them to continue underwriting the cost of water deliveries when private companies can do it for less. A quoted price for a 7,000 litre water delivery by a private hauler is $120. The city’s costs to complete the same delivery with only 4,000 litres […]
“Where everyone else bailed out the bankers and made the public pay the price, Iceland let the banks go bust and actually expanded its social safety net,” noted Paul Krugman, admiringly. Iceland, he found, had demonstrated the “case for letting creditors of private banks gone wild eat the losses”. Nobel prize winner Joeseph Stilitz agreed. […]
Laid off 1000 full time person/jobs. I can see why. They only made $4.2 billion in profits over the passed year. The economy is tough alright. Bank of Montreal laid off 1000 people even though the bank made $4.2 billion in profits this year. Then there was the RBC outsourcing scandal. Another Canadian Bank that […]
So…go to Prince Arthur’s Landing or your shit out of luck. If this does not force people to use the failed waterfront development, I believe neighbourhood rinks will begin to close. The City of Thunder Bay Administration/City Council will do anything, say anything and spend any amount of money to prove they were right to […]
Thunder Bay Transit customers enjoying one of the new transit shelters. One of the comments heard most is just how roomy the shelters are. Extremely roomy. Thunder Bay Transit … taking care of their customers is job one.
A house with no running water has a value of almost zero. I hope the City of Thunder Bay goes to MPAC and gets these houses reassessed. I suspect their tax rate will drop by more than the $100,000 annual savings cancelling this service will achieve. Down at Prince Arthur’s Landing, the taxpayers payed […]