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The World – Why Are Companies Still Selling Plastic Bottles?

We know plastic bottles are choking our planet. So why are companies still selling them? The American Beverage Association announced on Tuesday that the world’s leading beverage companies — Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper — are investing $100 million to reduce the use of new plastic and improve plastic bottle recycling across the globe. Plastic packaging is scattered […]

The World – Measles Limits Immune System’s Ability To Fight Off Other Infections…Or Maybe It Doesn’t

Measles limits immune system’s ability to fight off other infections, studies suggest The measles virus has not only made a devastating resurgence worldwide, but it may also cripple the immune system’s ability to fight off other infections in the long term, two new studies suggest. The highly contagious measles virus causes coughing, rashes and fever […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday

Thunder Bay – Thursday

MV Jamno MV Federal Caribou at Keefer Terminal Looks like this may be a hybrid duck?   I have no idea. The Snow Geese Blue Morph are still hanging around Marina Park.  No rush to leave. Leased Lot #3 so far.  Barbecue area. Grassy area with new chairs.  Big question. Maybe I am missing something but […]

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

I noticed that four star? Delta by Marriott waterfront hotel guests are using the public parking lot instead of the the hotels’s lot.  I wonder if that sign has anything to do with it. The hotel parking lot is on the right. The entrance to it is at the south end of the public parking […]

Thunder Bay – Gravelle Asks Ford Government For Money For Thunder Bay Police

Gravelle asks Ford government for money for Thunder Bay Police Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle raised the issue of Thunder Bay’s crime problem in the legislature Tuesday, calling for provincial money for the city’s hard-pressed police service. Gravelle made the case for government financial assistance in a statement at Queen’s Park. He said Premier Doug Ford’s government has […]

Ontario – Gravelle Calls For More Canadian Content In Mass Transit Vehicles

Gravelle calls for more Canadian content in mass transit vehicles MPP Michael Gravelle hopes his new private member’s bill, which lays out rules for Canadian content in mass transit vehicles purchased by Canadian public transportation companies, will help Thunder Bay’s Bombardier plant. Gravelle introduced the bill Monday at Queen’s Park. The bill calls for a […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday

Trying to make an uninteresting subject interesting.   Needles still laying around. A dead bird. Looks like it may be a female Scaup. Not sure if its a Lesser or Greater Scaup. Hooded Merganser. MV Ojibway MV Jamno still anchored out in there. Something you do not see in Marina Park every day.  A dead […]

Ontario – Ford Motor Company Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs

Ford Motor Company is cutting hundreds of jobs at its Oakville, Ont., assembly plant, with layoffs set to begin in the new year. The company confirmed Monday that it is ending production of its Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT models at the facility, resulting in a loss of 450 positions starting in February 2020. A spokesperson […]

Thunder Bay – Art Gallery Opening Pushed Back To 2022 or 2023 or 2024 or …..

Thunder Bay Art Gallery opening pushed back to 2022 or 2023 A tentative goal of 2021 for opening the Thunder Bay Art Gallery’s new waterfront location now appears well out of reach. But Sharon Godwin, the TBAG’s executive-director, is anxious to dispel any concerns this may cause. “I don’t want any great crisis out there in the […]

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

Brand name mouthwash. Must have been a special occasion.  A birthday? An anniversary? Trash in context. I have the same brand of socks. Same colour.  Mine are cleaner though. Another victim of Thunder Bay vandalism? Street gold. A whole cigarette laying on the ground. Trash in context. Another poppy. Look like underwear Part of the […]