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Thunder Bay – Rumour Has It – City Hall

Rumour has it that several city managers have been shown the door at city hall.  There is nothing online about it.   Should be interesting if its true.  

Thunder Bay – Plastic Straws

area water samples show high levels of plastic Water samples taken from Lake Superior show that the Thunder Bay area appears to have a significant amount of plastic pollutants. – Tbnewswatch read full article here No surprises there.   There is sooo much plastic litter blowing around the city, some of that plastic HAS to end up […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

Starting to see more empty cans of this product around. A beverage called “Loco”…that is a drink that this city needs for its residents to be drinking. Streets are bare while many sidewalks are covered with ice.  Nothing new there.  We all know where the City Admin’s priorities are. Sanding rec trails in Marina Park […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Still looking for colour in an overcast brown and white world. Obligatory shopping cart photo. Think this city has a drinking problem?   Not much work in Marina Park dealing with the snow and ice that is everywhere. An empty plastic bottle. The MV Manitoulin MV Federal Sakura MV Tecumseh Looking around the former Pool […]

Thunder Bay - More Pileated Woodpecker

Thunder Bay – More Pileated Woodpecker

A Pileated Woodpecker making her rounds of old hydro poles at the south end of Marina Park previous related post here and here Listening for bugs?

The World – Upsurge In Big Earthquakes Predicted For 2018 As Earth’s Rotation Slows

Something to pay attention to if you live on or near a fault line. I am sure that all this will be blamed on climate change.  In reality, there is nothing we can do to stop events linked to the weakening of the earth’s magnetic shield or the slowing of the earth’s rotation. Upsurge in […]

Thunder Bay - High Street Wall Update

Thunder Bay – High Street Wall Update

High Street is still not open.  Is it worth $2 million?  Does it look like a rock wall? Looks very fake.  Do you think anyone will even notice that this is supposed to represent a rock wall?  I wonder how much it would have cost to repair the original rock wall?  Nobody bothered to check. […]

The World – How Green Are Electric Cars?

Can a gasoline powered car be “greener” than an electric car? Yes. It depends on the size of the car. The thing about electric cars that people seem to be ignoring is the production.  How environmentally friendly is the production of electric cars?  Not as friendly as you think.  Electricity has to come from somewhere. […]

The World – Why People Will Happily Line Up To Be Microchipped Like Dogs

Are you going to be one of those lining up to get microchipped? That is the next big thing. Maybe you won’t be in that line, but the generation after you? Right now, there is the smart phone, social media and Google tracking all your search requests. Microchipping the entire population is the logical next step […]

The World – Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons (795,000 Litres) Of Oil In South Dakota

Keystone pipeline leaks estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota Officials do not believe the leak in TransCanada Corp’s pipeline, which carries oil from Canada to refineries in Illinois and Oklahoma, affected drinking water Associated Press Thursday 16 November 2017 18.46 ESTLast modified on Friday 17 November 2017 13.52 EST TransCanada Corp’s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 […]