When people are asked what needs fixing in this city, most will say city streets. I like to include sidewalks in that because our sidewalks are in terrible condition. So when the City of Thunder Bay went to public with their dog and pony show touting the new program for maintaining the City’s Infrastructure, streets […]
There are many nights that I lay awake in bed listening to some far off piece of heavy equipment going beep beep beep as it backs up. I suspect the railway. I also had to listen to that beep beep beep during the summer of 2010 when the sewer and water lines were replaced in […]
The Olympic Torch relay loses some of its cache.
Honestly, did you expect anything else from Gravelle? The decision for this was made quite a while ago. Rumour has it that Cliffs has already owned the Moose Mountain property for a while now. Gravelle is not Mines Minister any more after all. It funny that when Bartoluci is the Minister, things seem to happen […]
The region’s First Nations and municipal leaders are frustrated and disappointed by a lack of planning from the province and Cliff’s Natural Resources on the Ring of Fire The region’s First Nations and municipal leaders are frustrated and disappointed by a lack of planning from the province and Cliff’s Natural Resources on the Ring of […]
While we await the possible release of the new agreement the City of Thunder Bay signed with 1778691 Ontario Inc. back in July 2009. Its interesting to read what was agreed to and what we actually got.
This is after the last rain. This happens after every rain. It happened after the snow melt. City workers drive passed it every day. Several times a day. Nobody seems to care. What is the problem? The catchbasin was covered by a filter cloth during construction to keep mud out. To avoid this ponding, […]
After it rains, you can see the flaws in the work done. Poor paving, poor drainage. Water is the enemy of almost all materials used to construct things.
Tell you what. Give me $1.5 million and $250,000 a year and I will hire 11 people. We will do something to save lives. Just drop me a line if you need us. We’re ready. Just give us the cash and we’re there.
A couple of points. Phase 1 of Prince Arthur’s Landing went over budget as soon as the WDO started to award tenders. Number made available to the public shows final costs around 50% higher than originally estimated. Of course, the original estimate included a lot of things that were never built due to budget […]