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Thunder Bay - Updates - Waterfront Fountain And Bay Street Closure

Thunder Bay – Updates – Waterfront Fountain And Bay Street Closure

Last week, the fountain coolant leak has been repaired.  Still lots of leaves on the trees around the fountain/rink area.  I wonder if the City of Thunder Bay will wait for them to fall off the trees in their own time or are the taxpayers going to pay for a manual removal operation.  Yes, city […]

Thunder Bay – Toronto Star Editorial on Late Streetcars (Including TTC Board Meeting Update)

Here is an editorial from the October 26, 2015 Toronto Star that pretty much sums up just how tired the TTC and the City of Toronto are with Bombardier and all the companies  excuses  for the failure to deliver the promised product on the promised delivery schedule. As I said before, Toronto is fed up […]

Thunder Bay – The Importance of Re-Investing In Ontario… And Don’t Forget Mexico

Mauro meets with TTC, reminds importance of re-investing in Ontario Provincial dollars spent to revitalize Toronto’s public transit system are expected to bring benefit to the rest of Ontario. That’s what MPP Bill Mauro (Lib., Thunder Bay-Atikokan) said he reminded Toronto Transit Commission chair Josh Colle during a 15 minute conversation on Monday, coming nearly […]

The World – Midnight Plus One

It looks like the we, the planet earth, have avoided another bout with grim Reaper.  How much longer will cooler heads prevail? In a world facing military provocation on a daily basis, the odds are not good. These are the exact type of incidents that start global conflicts. If one or two countries in the […]

The World – WTF About WTF1190F

What is interesting about this story is that nobody knows what it is.  Space junk seems to the most popular explanation. Its too small to do the planet any harm but still, the fact that its got WTF in the name and its origin is unknown….maybe its ET? Mystery object re-entering atmosphere may be Apollo […]

Ebolapalooza – Ebola Surges Back After “Recovery”

More information on the return of Ebola. Apparently, scientists have a hard time admitting that they don’t know everything.  If they don’t understand these rogue Ebola cases, they call them  “anomalies”. Science still has a long way to go before it can master the ins and outs of nature. Anyway, the Ebola virus is more […]

Thunder Bay – Made In Ontario? Is There A Future For A Made In Ontario Requirement?

Mauro meets with TTC, reminds importance of re-investing in Ontario Provincial dollars spent to revitalize Toronto’s public transit system are expected to bring benefit to the rest of Ontario. That’s what MPP Bill Mauro (Lib., Thunder Bay-Atikokan) said he reminded Toronto Transit Commission chair Josh Colle during a 15 minute conversation on Monday, coming nearly […]

Thunder Bay - The Old "Service Cut" Boogeyman Threat

Thunder Bay – The Old “Service Cut” Boogeyman Threat

City council votes down original decision, gives administration more options for budget season Coun. Iain Angus said some on council want to look like heroes to taxpayers saying they’re going to make cuts. “Well that means service reductions,” he said. “I can’t support that.” – Tbnewswatch read full article here …well that means service cuts… […]

The World – 48 Hours To Midnight

US planning to send destroyer into disputed territorial area claimed by China within the next 48 hours. China has said it has authorized the use of force if the American warship enters the 12 mile limit claimed by China around several man-made islands in the Sprattley Island group. This provocative move by the US has […]

Thunder Bay – Turns Out Pedestrians Are Not An Endangered Species

Police alarmed as four pedestrians struck by vehicles in just three days Thunder Bay Police Services traffic Sgt. Glenn Porter urged the public to maintain perspective, calling the tragic weekend “a little blip” in the bigger picture. He did point out, however, that days are getting colder and shorter, both requiring motorists to pay closer […]