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Thunder Bay – Subway Chicken Sandwich Scandal

What’s in your chicken sandwich? DNA test shows Subway sandwiches could contain just 50% chicken Will Mahood, a loyal customer who considered Subway chicken sandwiches a lunchtime staple, was alarmed by the findings. To Mahood, messages from fast food companies can make it sound like “you’re taking it straight from a farm and it’s just […]

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

In a previous post, I mentioned a city crew digging up a waterline near the corner of Bay and Secord Streets.  Looks like it was a broken  water line Lots of ice on the sidewalk John Deer has not returned yet. Ahhh…another Thunder Bay hero riding a bicycle on the street instead of the sidewalk. […]

Thunder Bay – A Blast From The Past – Public Asked To Consider Parking Options

From Tbnewswatch, July 13, 2016 City asks public to consider parking options outside Marina Park when visiting waterfront THUNDER BAY – After a busy Blues Festival-filled weekend, the city is asking residents to consider parking in the downtown north core or using public transportation when visiting the waterfront. Citing a limited amount of parking at […]

Canada – Winnipeggers Will Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday With Over 150 Road And Sidewalk Projects

Governments pledge $105 million for city infrastructure projects Winnipeggers will celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with more than 150 road and sidewalk projects courtesy of the three levels of government. The infrastructure work, announced Friday by Mayor Brian Bowman, federal MP Jim Carr, and provincial Minister of Families Scott Fielding, will see a total of $105 […]

Thunder Bay – Historical Societies Facing Challenges

Historical societies facing many challenges According to Michel Beaulieu, a professor in the history department at Lakehead University and vice president of the Ontario Historical Society, said the biggest challenges facing regional historical societies are resources. “History and heritage organizations by and large are under-resourced when compared to other organizations,” he said. “The organizations represented […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

There is a deposit on these…so why are they laying around on the street? Red Stripe…Jamaican brand of beer. Poo bag…wrapping up dog feces in a non-degradable bag and then tossing it on to a public space. Why? In Thunder Bay, still Christmas Another poo bag and another poo bag Some previous work done by […]

The World – Requiem For The Suicided – Debrah Palfrey, The DC Madam

Requiem for the Suicided: The DC Madam.   FYI – very interesting story  (show notes here)

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

You can see how far the sidewalk plow blade encroaches into the grassed boulevard.  Its obvious to me that concrete sidewalks need to be wider.  No point in growing grass and the then destroying it….over and over again. Does Safeway not miss all their shopping carts that are laying around the north end of the city? […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

Seems stupid for taxpayers to pay for sodding of boulevards only to have them torn to shreds by cars, trucks and sidewalk plows. Its turned cold again Not much to see.  Its cold out there and the ice was cracking a lot. This side of the fire pit on the far side of the Spirit Garden […]

The World – Who Funded Hitler’s Germany?

With “Nazi” being the favourite term being tossed around the US by the anti-Trump protesters, I thought it might be interesting to have a look at who exactly was funding Hitler’s Third Reich. Who were the money men behind Hitler and his regime?   I think you might be surprised to find that the words […]