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Another Saturday, another day of vehicles parked waaaay to close to an intersection, thus putting pedestrians in danger. Of course pedestrians are at the bottom of the transportation food chain in the city. As I have said many times before, cars parked too close to intersections limits the stopping sight distance for vehicles approaching the […]
James Corbett talks about some of the things what everyone is missing about Russiagate. Turns out that the truth is a threat to American Democracy. Who knew? I believe every government is threatened by the truth, as are their corporate overlords. That is why control of information is soo important today. The mainstream media is […]
Vancouver criticized for boasting about low pay of its tech workers in Amazon HQ bid Vancouver officials are defending their decision to tout the bottom-barrel pay of the city’s tech workers in their bid to get online retailer Amazon to build a second headquarters on the West Coast, saying it was one of their “strongest […]
Opposition mounts to Canadian media’s plan to block piracy websites Critics fear the plan could lead to rampant internet censorship Opposition is mounting to a media coalition’s plan to block Canadians from accessing piracy websites. Many people fear that the plan — backed by big players such as Bell, Rogers, and CBC — could lead to rampant internet censorship. […]
click on any image to enlarge. Tomorrow is sculpture judgement day. The City of Thunder bay needs to find a better source of snow for the sculptures. This snow has quite a bit of dirt in it. The dirt in the snow heats up in the sun and starts to melt. Also, some sculptures appear […]
click to enlarge. The theme for 2018 is Pop Culture.
A National Post article from Andrew Coyne about the $950 million Supercluster cash that our federal government is going to hand out to five private sector consortiums. Well, there’s $950 million we didn’t need to spend The record of governments trying to force clusters into forming is about what you might expect. Of course, […]
This is as close to a sunrise photo I am ever going to take. I had to out the trash out for collection. I should start to collect these things. The styrofoam debris on the Water Street sidewalk increases. Disgusting. Its obvious that no attempt was made to limit construction debris from ending up on […]
Poo bag. I assume these bags have dog poop in them, but I have never checked. Could be some other type of poo in there. Large crack in pavement laid down last year. This work was done as part of the new parking lot constructed at the south end of Marina Park. There is also […]