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Thunder Bay - Zero Sum Game

Thunder Bay – Zero Sum Game

Maybe I’m reading a different here but there is nothing mentioned in the article about people buying anything.  Skate sharpening?  Those skates were being sharpened somewhere else?  No?  Not now so some business has lost money. All that has happened is that money has moved from one part of the city to another.  Its not […]

Thunder Bay - Liar, Liar Pants On Fire

Thunder Bay – Liar, Liar Pants On Fire

Would the city consider an incentive-laden deal to lure a team to Thunder Bay? Like Commisso,  Hobbs said not a chance. “It’s going to have to be affordable and sustainable, that whole project, right from building the event centre to who our partners are going to be. We’re not signing any sweetheart deals just to […]

Thunder Bay - Construction Boom For Who?.... Or Is It Whom?

Thunder Bay – Construction Boom For Who?…. Or Is It Whom?

More than 5,000 tradespeople will be needed for construction jobs in Northwestern Ontario over the next five years, says a report released Tuesday by the North Superior Workforce Planning Board. The Construction Labour Market Outlook provides projections of skilled trades needs in the region for 2014-2018, as well as insight into various economic scenarios to […]

Thunder Bay - Rally Incentives Or How To Guarantee A Large Turnout

Thunder Bay – Rally Incentives Or How To Guarantee A Large Turnout

The Citizens for a Waterfront Event Centre is hoping 2,000 people will join them on the parking lot of the Water Street Bus Terminal, the preferred location for a centre, May 10 for a barbecue and boot hockey game to support the city’s initiative and show the private sector how much support there is for […]