thunder bay city council
City Admin wants council to approve increasing the debt load by $18 million. Yes $18 million! There is the $8 million for the expansion of the Golf Links Road mentioned in a previous post. Then there is Tbaytel needing $10 million for capital infrastructure upgrades. TBAYTEL? WTF? If I am not mistaken, Tbaytel gives the […]
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. As an existing taxpayer, I am relieved that $2.1 million in new taxes will be paid by non-existing taxpayers. And here I thought that existing taxpayers paid all […]
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 […]
Just a FYI about what some other communities are doing…This is St. Catharines, future home of the OHL Ice Dogs. The Meridian Centre info can be found here. I understand that the guaranteed maximum $50 million for the Meridian Centre is a bit low by Thunder Bay standards. You must remember that the city of […]
Starting to see a lot of this at intersections. Sad.
Just how much money do you think the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada are willing to give the City of Thunder Bay? Previous post here
New campaign slogan. Catchy but I believe Muhammad Ali already called himself The Greatest. Could be a copyright problem for Mayor Hobbs.
“Thunder Bay has a rich naval and shipbuilding tradition and so we created a display of photographs from the City Archives and the Museum to accompany the model,” said City Clerk John Hannam. “During the First World War, minesweepers were built for the French Navy at Canadian Car and Foundry. The Port Arthur Shipbuilding Company […]
An old story but worth a closer look. “There is a bit of a concern…because of some cracking that was occurring on the floors,” he said. “They certainly have engineers looking at that.” Floor cracking….interesting…takes me back ta 2012 Water Garden Pavilion post. The Water Garden Pavilion was only three years old. It appears the City […]