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Thunder Bay – Four Elements Of A Cyclist-Friendly “Protected Intersection”

Here are the four elements of a cyclist-friendly ‘protected intersection’ An article that our high salaried residents of City Hall should read. If Thunder Bay is going to build bike lanes then it needs to get serious about building bike lanes.   Bike lanes need to be separate from streets and sidewalks.  Use of bike lanes […]

The World – Twitter Can Be Sued For Falsely Advertising They Allow Free Speech

CA Judge: Twitter Can Be Sued For Falsely Advertising They Allow Free Speech A California judge has ruled that social media giant Twitter can be sued for falsely advertising free speech. The judge said that Twitter’s policy of banning users “at any time, for any reason or for no reason” may constitute an “unconscionable contract” for a […]

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

MV Federal Margaree CCGS Alexander Henry is still not open to visitors Daisy More foam insulation in our harbour. This time, its the Living Shoreline. This stuff comes from the Delta by Marriott Waterfront Hotel construction site. Young Starling A Monarch Butterfly!  I was never able to get very close. I just pointed my camera […]

Thunder Bay - Pelican Flyover

Thunder Bay – Pelican Flyover

click on any image to enlarge Noticed me

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

You can tell how tall people are by the height of the graffiti on rail cars More asphalt cracking in the new parking lot constructed at the south end of Marina Park No alcohol allowed around the splash pad?  People need to be told that?  In Thunder Bay, yes. Hmmm….looks like cardboard in that trash […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Another Thunder Bay hero riding her bicycle on the street where bicycles belong. Parent talking with a teenager? I’ve been there… MV Tecumseh Another ship far off coming this way The MV Ojibway Thunder Bay leaves trash where it goes.. Female Red-winged Balckbirds Mallards Mushrooms… Eggs not hatched yet? Hmmm…an empty green bottle in Marina […]

Canada – Beyak Commends “Refreshing” Survey On Indigenous Issues

Beyak commends ‘refreshing’ survey on Indigenous issues Sen. Lynn Beyak, who was removed from the Conservative caucus earlier this year after a history of controversial comments about Indigenous people, is now drawing attention to a recent online survey claiming the majority of Canadians believe the government apologizes too much for residential schools. The Northwestern Ontario senate representative earlier this […]

Thunder Bay - Pride Parade 2018

Thunder Bay – Pride Parade 2018

Just took a bunch of photos of the parade Waiting for a train to pass

Canada – Canada To Buy 25 Used Australian F-18s

Canada to purchase 25 used Australian F-18 jets if U.S. gives approval Canada has boosted the number of used Australian fighter jets it is purchasing to 25, but the deal still hinges on approval from the U.S. government. The Liberal government originally announced it would buy 18 used Australian F-18 jets to augment the Royal […]

Thunder Bay - Trolley Hunters

Thunder Bay – Trolley Hunters

Noticed this Toronto Star article on a Banksy print that was stolen in Toronto. How the print was stolen is one of interesting parts of the story.  The other is the print itself, people hunting shopping carts! Banksy print ‘Trolley Hunters’ stolen from Toronto exhibition How did Toronto’s Banksy thief get away? A mystery grows […]