The US doesn't take us seriously because we don't take ourselves seriously

bob the dog

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TransCanada isn't finished. There has been construction on the highway my entire life. A hefty percentage is still a two lane 1930s wagon trail. It's insanity. There should be 100km built a year not 100km in 2 goddam decades. It's pathetic. A proper highway through Ontario is still a dream brought up every election to gain votes in shitholes like Dryden, Wawa and Thunder Bay

I can only imagine the nightmares when twinning through the national parks in AB and BC. I can see years being gobbled up to protect a species of flea unique to a localized herd of mountain goat in Rogers Pass. Same goes for special leeches in the godforsaken N ON muskeg.

Maybe it'll be done in 2067 for the 100th anniversary of the highway and Canadian Bicentennial?
It's a big deal and takes time to blast rock to make the room for additional lanes. No setting the dozer on GPS and just going

As for shitholes coming from someone who lives in Regina, you need to bring your fishing rod and take a closer look. North of Ignace on 599 to Lake St Joseph you won't have to worry about traffic. Plenty of minerals to get excited about as well. Big thing coming soon is the nuclear waste storage facility.

The other side of the shitholes of Northern Ontario is anyone who grew up in those communities and stuck around was generally able to get a good job with a utility or government. Private enterprise has gone to hell but who needs the risk.
 
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It's a big deal and takes time to blast rock to make the room for additional lanes. No setting the dozer on GPS and just going

As for shitholes coming from someone who lives in Regina, you need to bring your fishing rod and take a closer look. North of Ignace on 599 to Lake St Joseph you won't have to worry about traffic. Plenty of minerals to get excited about as well. Big thing coming soon is the nuclear waste storage facility.

The other side of the shitholes of Northern Ontario is anyone who grew up in those communities and stuck around was generally able to get a good job with a utility or government. Private enterprise has gone to hell but who needs the risk.
Ive been. It was good economy wise when pulp was king. And yes, the fishing is excellent. Good people for the most part.