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Canada – Canada Approves Economically Inviable Pipeline Without Indigenous Consultation

Ahhh…yes…our Justin has never met a pipeline he didn’t like. Tom Mulcair is correct…Justin Trudeau is Stephen Harper light.

Thunder Bay – Ask And You Shall Receive

Province to spend $1.48M to upgrade two city ballfields the province comes through with the cash The 2017 Under-18 Baseball World Cup is no longer in jeopardy. In one of Thunder Bay’s worst-kept secrets, the provincial government on Friday announced it would support the event to the tune of $1.48 million, a third of which […]

The World – Clinton/Trump Debate

An interesting view of the Clinton/Trump debate…not sure how long these videos will be up on YouTube.  Copies are mysteriously being taken down..

The World – US Siding With Terrorists In Syria….They Are Not Even Hiding That Fact

Russia accuses US of siding with ‘terrorists’ in Syria Russian officials accused the U.S. on Thursday of siding with “terrorists” in Syria, in a sign of escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington amid the battle for Aleppo. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby’s warning that the collapse of U.S.-Russian cooperation in Syria could lead to […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday, Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday, Wednesday

Wednesday… Asphalt patching of one of the walking hazards that was spray painted earlier this summer Just down the street there is this.  This stretch of sidewalk was not redone under the 2010 Bay Street road construction. Why not?  The project ran out of money. Was this work done under the Banning Street road construction […]

Thunder Bay – The Blue Wall Of Silence

An excerpt from a CJ Letters to the Editor Investigating themselves The right to file a complaint against police and to have that complaint investigated thoroughly by a civilian oversight agency is a critical piece of our democracy.” There is just a tiny piece of fact missing in that rhetoric. What kind of a democracy […]

Thunder Bay - More Fossils

Thunder Bay – More Fossils

The other day, I posted a couple of photos of some fossils that I found on the former Eaton’s building and former Port Arthur Post office building at the corner of Park Avenue and Court Street Here are some more….Devonian?  400 million years old?  300 million years old?  Not sure. Anyway, the Federal Building in […]

The World – Zika Virus In Columbia

A Zika FYI..for those who still care Zika Virus Disease in Colombia — Preliminary Report By April 2, 2016, there were 65,726 cases of ZVD reported in Colombia, of which 2485 (4%) were confirmed by means of reverse-transcriptase–polymerase-chain-reaction (RT-PCR) assay. The overall reported incidence of ZVD among female patients was twice that in male patients. […]

Thunder Bay - TBPD Skip Pre-Budget Consultations

Thunder Bay – TBPD Skip Pre-Budget Consultations

Police skip pre-budget consultations Staff representing every city department except one lined the walls of the gymnasium at the 55 Plus Centre on Tuesday to begin consultations for next year’s municipal budget. The Thunder Bay Police Service, which has run five consecutive deficits including $865,000 over budget in 2015 and a projected a year-end deficit […]

Thunder Bay - Could, Maybe, Perhaps, Conceivably, Perchance

Thunder Bay – Could, Maybe, Perhaps, Conceivably, Perchance

Infrastructure cash could be lifeline for event centre There’s still some hope Thunder Bay’s proposed $114.7-million event and convention centre will receive federal funding. Mayor Keith Hobbs made a trip to Ottawa last week to speak with Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi’s special assistant about securing federal funding. Hobbs said on Monday he was […]