City Council gets glimpse of 2013 budget at last nights meeting. Wouldn’t want to play poker with these guys. Nobody gave anything away.
I may have missed it as I just pass by the place once in and once out of the park. I have never seen anyone out there testing the compaction of that backfill. You can run that packer back and forth until hell freezes over, I would want a test verifying that an optimal […]
The work going on right now on the proposed condo/hotel site is simply correcting sloppy construction work that was done earlier. The rock fill was covered with granular material without any of the voids in the rock fill surface being sealed off. If this is not done then the sand will slowly disappear into […]
There was something going on at the Ontario Government Building on Red River Road today. There was a sign in the lobby that said: Auditorium A Waterfront Main Courtroom Bunch of lawyers around. Looked like Paul Fayrick was there. I wonder what it was about?
Think what kind of a city $180 million would buy if that city administration had a plan. You know, a vision. Thunder Bay City Hall has no such vision. $180 million and what do we have to show for it. A very ordinary, small, very poorly constructed, money pit of a waterfront and the […]
Brings back memories. If you don’t understand this, look up how this city was named Thunder Bay back in 1969.
Interesting conversation today with an unnamed worker. My understanding is that Manshield Construction, the company that built this base for the giant rusty hockey stick forgot to give water a way to drain out easily. What is happening is that the metal is sitting in water for extended periods of time and corrosion may become an issue. […]
Compare these illustrations from the Final Phase 2 Feasibility Study. The top is the Water Street site. The bottom is the Innova Park site. So tell me. Which one looks more appealing? More colourful? More exciting? Bigger? You would never know that the Water Street building is smaller than the Innova Park structure. There is absolutely no […]
Thunder Bay residents celebrating the Thunder Bay Police Department’s announcement that it may only be 1 – 1.5 % over budget this year. “Its the closest budget ever!” chants the crowd. “EVER! EVER! EVER!” People here never thought they would live to see this day and they made the most of it. The irony […]