Went into the Baggage Building Art Gallery yesterday. One thing you might notice is that every artist has at least one painting of the Sleeping Giant. Painted in every time of day, every season. Maybe there should be a separate gallery just for Sleeping Giant aficianatos. Personally, I’m getting sick of the guy. Surprisingly, […]
The commercialisation of public art. This is how it starts.
The City of Thunder Bay introduced the Disaster Relief Committee to the public on Friday. Chair Wayne Fletcher – “fundraising is priority one. We want to be able to get access to the provincial money as quick as we can and start that flowing so we can help individuals” The Province of Ontario is offering $16 […]
Rumour has it that the City of Thunder Bay has implemented a Gag Order for all its staff that has/had anything to do with the sewage treatment plant as well as third party companies involved with the plant. I wouldn’t think it was necessary because who would co-operate with the investigation anyway? Self incrimination? […]
Where exactly is Marina Park? We are celebrating Canada Day at Marina Park. Where exactly is that? I consider myself to be an expert on this subject. The location of Marina Park has been explained to me by many people and I have come to one conclusion: The park boundaries are dependant on who you […]
Independent and transparent investigation? It isn’t possible. The City of Thunder Bay will pay for it. Council/Administration will have investigative updates along the way. They do not like surprises. Employees will be afraid of being held responsible so they will not say anything. CUPE will advise its members not to co-operate with the investigation. […]
The treatment facility has a rated capacity of 84.5 million litres per day with a future expansion allowing for 109 million litres per day. (Treatment capacity?) Plant typical daily 60 million litres per day. (Treatment capacity?) Flow at time of pump failure 670 – 750 million litres per day. This is just a guess as the […]
You have to love our municipal representatives. Back on May 2, there was a big announcement that Tbaytel was going to be giving Thunder Bay $20 million. The annual fixed dividend payment is $17 million but that has become a minimum. Often, the dividend payment is higher than that. That money is supposedly funnelled into the […]
Oooooooo. The life rings are up!!! I love the felt marker lettering. It just wreaks of class. City of TBay…..you gotta love it.