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Thunder Bay - Event Centre Speculating

Thunder Bay – Event Centre Speculating

Back on August 22, 2014,  I posted my prediction on what the final cost of the proposed hockey rink would be… OK..I am going to go out on a limb here and make my prediction on the proposed Event Centre and Convention-Related Spaces. The cost: I am going to say $85 million.  That does not […]

The World - Inflation And War

The World – Inflation And War

The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists. Ernest Hemingway The world cannot increase inflation no matter how much money countries print.  But war…now that is a […]

Canada - 10 Steps To Close Down An Open Society

Canada – 10 Steps To Close Down An Open Society

An interesting article from seven years ago that appears to have hit the head of several of today’s nails.  Read the article and check off the steps that have already been implemented by Harper.  What is left unchecked is what we have to look forward to as His Excellency, Stephan Harper, Prime Minister for Life, Lord […]

Canada - Fear Mongering

Canada – Fear Mongering

Governments control the population with fear. If you are not afraid, then the government will have to remind you that you are supposed to be afraid and what you are supposed to be afraid of…even if there is nothing…nothing at all. His Excellency, Stephan Harper, Prime Minister for Life, Lord of All the Beasts of […]

Thunder Bay - Get Rid Of MPAC

Thunder Bay – Get Rid Of MPAC

Get rid of the paper pushers…Simplify the process…Save Money Municipalities are always complaining about MPAC and the property assessment system.   Historically, property values have always gone up….which is good for money hungry municipalities. However, recently property values have begun to decline and that means less money for those cash starved municipalities. You see, municipalities […]

Thunder Bay - Plan B From Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay – Plan B From Thunder Bay

Apparently, the mayor had commissioned the City Manager  a long time ago mind you,  to come up with  a Plan B arena plan.  A task that has been kept completely secret from the public. Since Mayor Hobbs mentioned the existence of an event centre Plan B yesterday, speculation has run rampant around the community.  What would […]

The World - Why?

The World – Why?

When a Russian bomber flew over international waters some 25 miles off the southwest tip of England last week, UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon called Russia “a real and present danger.” The UK government scrambled jet fighters to meet the Russian aircraft as a show of force. Russian military plane over international waters 25 miles […]

Thunder Bay - Four More Years Of This Bullshit?

Thunder Bay – Four More Years Of This Bullshit?

post updated February 27, 2015….TBT Newshour video added The mayor said the city has always had a secondary plan in the event federal or provincial funding didn’t come through or wasn’t as much as they’d hoped. As it stands the city is looking for each level of government to chip in a third of the […]

Thunder Bay - New Use For Event Centre Feasibility Studies

Thunder Bay – New Use For Event Centre Feasibility Studies

Now that the $120 million plus multi-purpose arena is all but dead and City Hall scrambles to save face by throwing more money at the problem.  Don’t underestimate just how much money City Hall will spend to appear that they were right all along. I have  tried to come up with some use for the now UN-Feasibility […]

Thunder Bay - You Want Some Fries With That Crow?

Thunder Bay – You Want Some Fries With That Crow?

Thunder Bay event centre could be ‘rescaled’ Thunder Bay delegates returning from the Ontario Good Roads Association conference in Toronto said on Wednesday some progress was made on obtaining funding for the city’s proposed event centre. But councillor Brian McKinnon wouldn’t comment directly on rumours the federal government would not fund the facility. He said more […]