The REAL Sleeping Giant.
Yesterday I, along with maybe a dozen people, were enjoying a late lunch at the Madhouse Grill and Tavern. It is located at the corner of Bay and Algoma Streets. FYI – Algoma Street has been under construction for the passed several months. I was sitting at my table reading when I glanced at the […]
City Park’s Manager Paul Fayrick said they didn’t set out to reduce services but look at improving the ice conditions as well as saving the city money. – Tbnewswatch, November 06, 2012 Full article here So why is Mr. Fayrick so eager to save the city money? Could it be that the Parks Department’s cash […]
You think that violence against animals is not linked to present and future violence against people? Think again.
Work is proceeding. See here for back story. They are now dumping the waste rock fill in this area. The arrows show two piles that are visible from the road. Out of sight, out of mind. We paid for this material. We paid for the placement of this material. Are we now paying for its […]
Work continues on the land formerly known as surplus. As you can see, the main operation is uncovering existing rock fill, covering it with filter cloth and then covering it back up again. Notice that some rock fill is being hauled and dumped at several locations. Was this material removed and replaced with […]
So why is it that simply because some company has some formula that tells them that (without so much as looking at the place) my house is now worth more, the City of Thunder Bay is going to take more money from me? Its interesting that the City of Thunder Bay, the body that controls […]
Planting trees around the fountain probably seemed like a good idea at one time. I am sure it looked great in the preliminary drawings and how can you go wrong with trees? Trees are green. People love trees and since a couple of hundred trees were cut down during the “Reclaiming of Brownsfield Former Industrial Wasteland “area […]
Interesting how, right after I mention not seeing any compaction tests being taken on the fill during my daily trips down to the waterfront, someone shows up a couple of days later, at lunchtime (when I always show up) doing compaction tests…..on the top layer. Were tests taken on any layers below the top metre […]