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Thunder Bay - Cumberland Street Update

Thunder Bay – Cumberland Street Update

Lets have a look at how the Cumberland Street contract is going. Remember, its November tomorrow. Shoulder looks kind of soft.. You don’t want to drive on this. What is this? Ahhh…the plywood sign is still there.  The contractor can save it and use it on the next contract. Saves spray painting a new sheet […]

Thunder Bay - South Parking Lot in Marina Park Update

Thunder Bay – South Parking Lot in Marina Park Update

  Some photos of the new south parking lot down at Marina Park.  Photos taken on Sunday because nobody works down there on Sunday. The problem with these narrow strips you find when new curb and gutter is installed adjacent to existing asphalt pavement is the fact that they are narrow, The strip of new […]

The World – More WikiLeaks Releases

TYT Politics Reporter Jordan Chariton did a YouTube Live report on The Young Turks’ channel, regarding the latest WikiLeaks revelation: interim DNC chair Donna Brazile leaked ANOTHER question to the Hillary Clinton campaign during her time at CNN. Shows you just how much the mainstream media is in the tank for Hillary. People need to be […]

The World – TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade

An interesting interview with Australian National University professor Peter Drahos explaining just how our governments allowed corporations to screw the public. Free trade agreements are all about intellectual property protection. That is ALL they are about. The agreements are written by the corporations intellectual property lawyers to ensure the free trade agreements produce maximum financial […]

The World – Dilbert Creator Explains “How Do I Know The Emails Are That Bad”

Below is something from Dilbert creator Scott Adams via an article posted at Zerohedge.com that explains exactly what the whole James Comey announcement about the reopening of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server is all about.  Why did he do it. It makes perfect sense. Another point that I must make on the […]

Thunder Bay – Ranked Ballots…Lets Do This

Posted about ranked ballots back on October 30, 2014.  Click here if your interested. Another previous related post here. Believe me…ranked ballots are the only system that makes sense.  That way, more of the votes cast matter. Present members of City Council won’t want to move to this system because many of them will not […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Remnants of Friday night The City of Thunder Bay puts in new sod in front of your house. Naturally, the first thing you should do is throw an old mattress out on it. Looks like either something from Dr. Who or a car part.  Is it not important?  Can parts just fall off of vehicles […]

Thunder Bay – Hydro Switching To Monthly Billing

Thunder Bay Hydro switching to monthly billing Thunder Bay Hydro customers will soon notice a change in how they are billed. The utility announced on Friday that it’s switching over to monthly billing, instead of the current system where customers pay every two months. Hydro said that residential customers will begin to be transitioned into […]

Thunder Bay – Ask Hobbs

MPAC methods puzzle municipal leaders Regional leaders continue to be frustrated by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, this time over soaring and inconsistent residential property reassessments. At the Thunder Bay District Municipal League meeting held Friday at the Whitewater Golf Club, a handful of municipal politicians expressed their displeasure with MPAC. Throughout this year, MPAC […]

The World – Beware The Leader Who Bangs The Drums Of War

Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip the citizenry into a patriotic fervor, for patriotism is indeed a double-edged sword. It both emboldens the blood, just as it narrows the mind. And when the drums of war have reached a fever pitch and the blood boils with hate and […]