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Canada – Trudeau Government Believes In Decorum, Not Like Those Goons Across The Aisle

Pretty funny.  Worth a read.  Shines a light on the hypocrisy that is politics.  Trudeau and Harper are exactly the same politician.  They belong to different political parties.  They may have different ideas about what Canada should look like. But both their governments  operate exactly the same way.  Same rules. Same secrecy. Same lies. Same […]

Thunder Bay – Environmental Technician Students Need To Get Out More

Students ‘can’t believe’ the amount of plastic on Chippewa beach Some of the students in the Environmental Technician program at Confederation College plan to reduce their personal use of plastic after finding significant amounts of waste on the beach at Chippewa Park. The second-year students recently took part in a survey and collection on the […]

Canada – Throwing Good Money After Bad. Its What Governments Do

Does Ottawa know if the money that it is throwing at the Indigenous people actually accomplishes anything?   No, it does not.  So naturally, Ottawa throws more money at the situation. In fact, that is how government works in general.  Got a problem?  Throw money at it. Problem still there?  Throw more money at it.  You […]

Canada – Carbon Price Not Exempt From GST

Ahhh..the infamous tax on a tax. The “Not My Prime Minister” Justin Trudeau is not talking about the quarter of a billion GST dollars that the Carbon Tax will transfer from your pockets to his government’s pockets.  I wonder why not? Carbon price not exempt from GST despite promise it be revenue neutral The federal […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

click on any image to enlarge Not a fan of this parking space being so close to the intersection .  The consensus that I have seen is that parking is not allowed within 6 metres of a stop sign or crosswalk.  Keeping pedestrians using crosswalks at intersection as visible as possible to oncoming traffic can […]

Thunder Bay – Murder Capital Of Canada Contest

Back in February,  I posted this after our second murder of the year.  Things were looking good for the city keeping its Murder Capital of Canada title on another even year.  Ten murders were looking like a real possibility.  We have won the title every even year since 2010 after all. 2018 is an even numbered […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday

Thunder Bay – Thursday

click on any image to enlarge Union Gas digging up the Red River Road sidewalk Loiterers loitering In Thunder Bay, you can park on a sidewalk.  Second day there. This was in Marina Park and was not smashed to bits. MV Federal Satsuki Pier 3 was open today Chaos with illegally parked vehicles and pedestrians […]

Canada – Ignore Trudeau’s Carbon-Tax Chorus

Ignore Trudeau’s carbon-tax chorus. Nobel economists aren’t backing this plan In an effort to bolster the federal Liberals shaky arguments for a semi-national, cash-circulating Rube Goldberg carbon-tax price mechanism, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government are pointing to the work of William Nordhaus, one of this year’s Nobel Prize-winning economists. Canadians would be better […]