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Thunder Bay - Wednesday - Last Day Of July!!!!!

Thunder Bay – Wednesday – Last Day Of July!!!!!

    Still there.  So are bunch on the pole.  Looks like crap.  No community pride?  If you stick posters up, remove them after the event is over. Nice.  Making sure pets are fully hydrated. Of course, this being Thunder Bay with its large population of knuckledraggers…… Trash Trash in context   Ahhh…the sign of […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday

Might be time to take this down? I wonder how many Safeway shopping carts are laying around the city at any given time? Trash in context The Water Street hole backfill with asphalt patch on asphalt patch is getting worse.  Something needs to be done…and soon. As you can see, vehicles are bottoming out   […]

Ontario – Ontario Waived Resolute’s Repayment Of $23 Million For Fort Frances Mill Project

Ontario waived Resolute’s repayment of $23 million for Fort Frances mill project A town councillor in Fort Frances wants the provincial government to reveal the details of an agreement the previous Liberal government struck with Resolute Forest Products. Douglas Judson has written current Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski requesting a copy of an agreement in […]

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

Buskerfest Plus One.  Everything is gone for another year. Almost looks like a bird or maybe an angel.  Almost….. Contractor going on second day of working on this hole. City of Thunder Bay crews would have completed the backfilling in a few minutes.  Throw on some asphalt…done! The result of City of Thunder Bay backfilling […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

Day 2 of Buskerfest today Early soo crowd small I will return later Getting worse.  Another layer of asphalt will have to be added soon Someone drinking tequila? Seen a few of these around. Its Sunday soo I don’t expect to see any construction taking place at the south end of Marina Park.  I expect […]

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Buskerfest starts today Will come back here later I can understand why the contractor needed to have the northbound lane closed while excavating the hole. Hopefully, the lane closure will be of short duration as Algoma Street is closed between Cornwall and Bay Streets.  Court Street is an alternate route. Not the best weekend to […]

Canada – BAN LEAF BLOWERS!!!!

Why do we put up with the ear-splitting obnoxiousness of leaf blowers? Lawn maintenance and landscaping companies swear by leaf blowers as the most efficient way to clean up yards. Others swear at them. Sales of the leaf blower — dubbed “the devil’s blow dryer” by some — have been steadily climbing since these machines first were […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

Yes, that is another tomato. A cherry tomato. As you can see, there is a definite problem with locating bicycle lane on the boulevard.  I am not saying that its the wrong location just that it was not handled very well by our high salaried residents of City Hall. After construction was completed, the City […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday

Thunder Bay – Thursday

Trash in context. The Pepsi can now has a lighter to keep it company. Finally got around to this….at the end of July.  I still think that a worker with a spray can is good enough.  Good enough for up until yesterday, why not good enough for the rest of the year? Getting worse.  The […]

Thunder Bay – The Honours Just Keep Coming

Thunder Bay makes the Top 10 list of worst cities for driving Thunder Bay drivers earned just a “C” in a report card that compares driving records of motorists across Ontario. InsuranceHotline.com assigned the grades on the increased–or decreased–likelihood of drivers in each community being responsible for a collision or getting a traffic ticket. Using information […]