This is a story headline found on the Tbnewswatch website yesterday. The Chronicle Journal used could and might in a story headline I mentioned in a previous posting dealing with the mining industry. What I want to know is when I use the word could or might in a post then I am accused of idle speculation or even […]
The committee wanted to try and perhaps lower the standards of the course by perhaps not mowing the greens as often. But the city said the union wouldn’t allow it. – Tbnewswatch April 22, 2013 Well, you can see who really runs this city. Maybe if we asked nicely with please and sugar on it? […]
My latest stroll along Water Street between Park Avenue and Van Norman Value For Money? Not Even Close. Our tax dollars going where??? Managers pockets is my guess. They all seem to be getting nice raises. Then there is the ever present puddle on the inside of the pedestrian overpass.
The Entertainment District Toll Gate The toll gate erected by The City of Thunder Bay at the entrance to the part of the city designated as the Entertainment District. The toll was used to recoup some of the millions of taxpayers’ dollars spent by the City trying to turn the north downtown core into […]
Ontario’s cottage country struggles with severe flooding Sure, but where’s all the feces? You can’t have a good Thunder Bay disaster type of flood without feces.
According to Sunday’s Chronicle Journal headline, Thunder Bay is digging out from a giant storm. (Headline article not available on their website so I created what I believe the front page might look like). Well, I’ve lived through many snow storms and I can honestly say that they do get a lot worse than what […]
Cone eligible for City pension soon. I often wonder if there ever will be enough money to fix all of the broken infrastructure. I have my doubts.
With MPAC in the news and municipalities getting ready to fight the reduced assessments of industrial properties, I wondered about the casino. There was some discussion in Toronto that adding more and more casinos will dilute the value of the existing properties. Combine that with the high value of the Canadian dollar and it is possible that […]
The provincial money, up to $16 million, will be distributed through the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program. “How are we actually going to do what we have to do and what are the rules and guidelines that are set up by the government,” he (Fletcher) said. City clerk John Hannam said the amount of funding from the […]
We very much like the Thunder Bay Art Gallery’s proposal to move to the waterfront. – Chronicle Journal editorial April 19, 2013 (full editorial here) When you think about it, what has the Chronicle Journal REALLY done for the citizens Thunder Bay? Does it hold the City Administration’s feet to the fire? Keep them honest? Ensure taxpayers […]