You need to be educated to comment on the $100 million event centre.
About 100 people attended a meeting called by the Concerned Taxpayers Tuesday. Mostly retirees they were largely opposed to building an event centre, especially downtown — a requirement for senior government funding. – Chronicle Journal Editorial March 13, 2014 Mostly retirees? You mean seniors? I know lots of seniors that still work so, […]
A photo of Mayor Keith Hobbs addressing the Concerned Taxpayers of Thunder Bay meeting last night. His message was the standard Commisso written mantra he has been repeating to whoever may be listening. Resisting is futile. The Event Centre and Convention Centre is going to happen whether you like it or not so you […]
Why did the City of Thunder Bay not do this in the first place? When the report was released, Commisso and company could have chosen to admit that there are differences in interpreting the BMA Study data. Commisso and company could have said that they would meet with the Chamber of Commerce and the report […]
Existing taxpayers will be called upon to fund $3.4 million of the additional $5.5 million, with the remainder coming from a growth in the overall tax base. “The growth in the city’s tax base in 2013, and the resulting new taxation revenue, will contribute about $2.1 million of the proposed increase in the 2014 tax […]
Now, as part of the 2014 budget, Tbaytel wants the city to borrow $10 million so Tbaytel can upgrade some of its capital infrastructure. Oh yes…city finances are all under control. Nothing to see here…move along everyone.
Have a drink and all your property tax worries and questions about the city’s fiscal future will all go away. Ahhhhh..ignorance is bliss!! I understand that City Council drinks for free. Previous post here
Mayor Hobbs….who exactly does he work for? The people of Thunder Bay or Tim Commisso? I wonder… A shill, also called a plant or a stooge, is a person who publicly helps a person or organization without disclosing that they have a close relationship with the person or organization. “Shill” typically refers to someone who purposely gives onlookers the impression that […]
The vast majority of studies done on the financial benefits of new sporting facilities by researchers not connected to any sport, league, or team have not found any economic boost for cities, experts say. I guess those experts don’t get hired to do a lot of feasibility studies for the City of Thunder Bay…or the Thunder Bay […]
Starting to see a lot of this at intersections. Sad.