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Thunder Bay - Tuesday - First Day Of The Second Half Of 2020

Thunder Bay – Tuesday – First Day Of The Second Half Of 2020

  Orange Sulphur butterfly MV Ojibway moving into port MV Spruceglen Common Grackle MV Algoma Sault Redheaded duck.  I’ve never seen one before.   City closes parking area next to fountain/splashpad for entire summer to turn it into fancy parking lot.  Sooo, construction will be going on while the fountain/splashpad is open?  Dust?  Noise? No […]

Thunder Bay - Canada Day!

Thunder Bay – Canada Day!

Its also the last day of the first half of the year. Its day 183. After today, there 183 days left in 2020. Happy Canada Day! Open today by appointment only. MV Spruceglen Tug MV Glenada MV Lake Ontario Noticed something in the water.  Not a dead body sooo…. Blood…full of plague cooties! By time […]

Thunder Bay – City Admin Needs To Remember Who They Work For…And Its Not The Contractor

Road crews are working on Canada Day It’s Canada Day, but it’s not a holiday for some construction workers in Thunder Bay. A crew from Bruno’s Contracting was out early on Wednesday morning continuing the re-paving of a stretch of River Street near Grandview Mall. Heavy equipment rumbled along the dug-up south side of the […]

Thunder Bay - Suggestions For Thunder Bay Mascots

Thunder Bay – Suggestions For Thunder Bay Mascots

Seeing how “Thunder” the Thunder Bay Shithawk was not going to “fly” as far as mascots go, I thought about some other possibilities. These are The Opinionated Bastards submissions for the City of Thunder Bay 50th Anniversary mascots for Ms Ca’ Ch’ng’s  consideration. All three are representative of the city as I see it every […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday - Last Day Of June

Thunder Bay – Tuesday – Last Day Of June

Trash in context Covering all of the bases. Its the otter again. MV Lake Ontario MV Spruceglen MV Johanna G Needs toilet facility Red River Road today  

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

PPE litter There is no sidewalk on the other side of the street. MV Nadja MV Whistler MV Lake Ontario MV Spruceglen   MV Johanna G Needs toilet facilities The north downtown so far.  Needs toilet facilities.       Baby goose fluff  

Thunder Bay – City Begs Forgiveness For Daring To Use The Word ‘Thunder’ When Naming City Mascot

City apologizes for naming bird mascot Thunder The City of Thunder Bay has issued an apology for choosing a mascot whose name some said suggested it was a sacred Indigenous Thunderbird. “We want to apologize for the hurt caused by launching the 50th anniversary mascot with no explanation of the meaning or process,” city officials […]

Thunder Bay - Sunday

Thunder Bay – Sunday

MV Whistler MV Najda Seeing this guy on a regular basis Kildeer MV Spruceglen MV Lake Ontario and MV Whistler MV Johanna G Still needs toilet facilities Gulls?

Thunder Bay - Saturday

Thunder Bay – Saturday

Anything recyclable in there?  It doesn’t matter because its all going to end up in the landfill. Soooo this is what those guys were removing yesterday. Looking forward to Wednesday…A virtual Canada Day, Never seen that before. Good looking strawberry Another good looking strawberry Seven good looking strawberries.  If they were part of my groceries […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

First summer without the Hoito.  Feels strange already. Why are plague virus cases still headline worthy?  You would think that after 6 months, people would not be surprised to see someone getting infected.  News? Sure. Belongs on the front page? OK.  Headline? Not really. Train was moving PLUS vehicles were driving on Water Street so […]