Its about time. I had my doubts but it looks like the mayor did come through with additional compensation for the residents of Thunder Bay who were victims of the sewage treatment plant failure May 2012. Hang on. Wait a second. Oh…………..he’s talking about Kashechewan First Nation evacuees? Ahhh…I understand now. Never mind.
“We thought as a committee to get some money into people’s hands,” he said. “It has been a long time. Whatever it is coming from the government we can go back and revisit all the claims. If it is an additional amount above where they are now then we will give them that extra money. […]
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While there still maybe some expectations that are raised above the limits of the program, I think good effort was made to help the public understand that this wasn’t a replacement, and that was one of the phrases we used, not a replacement for insurance, and there were limitations to the program. – John Hannam, City Clerk, TBT News […]
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 […]
From NetNewsledger (article here) QUEEN’S PARK – Minister Updates Flood Disaster Relief Funding. Upon notification of the flooding in the region of Thunder Bay and surrounding vicinity my Ministry quickly responded and implemented the Ontario Disaster Relief Program (ODRAP). The Province has committed up to $17.2 million to assist Thunder Bay, Conmee, and Oliver Paipoonge. Of those […]
Not a real headline but it is something that CJ could print. You know. Might get our hopes up? Then, surprise!, it all comes to an end… “I don’t want to put the fault on anyone,” Gravelle said. “The fact is there was the possibility that the eligibility could be two-for-one. I was speaking in […]
I’m pretty sure that the disasters in London and Goderich were caused by tornadoes. Peterborough flooded when the Otonabee River overflowed its banks. The disaster in Thunder Bay was caused by Administrative incompetence. There is a big difference. Who knew that the Ontario Government was not going to provide two for one matching funding for disaster relief here […]