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coffeesmileTo The Editor,
The tumult and turmoil surrounding the roll out of the new minimum wage saw some employers clawing back benefits which had been extended to their employees in years past. Employees are being penalized vindictively. Protests and boycotts have been organized.
Notably, the Tim Horton's franchise in Cobourg, owned by children of the franchise founders, stated in a letter to

dearmrmiller-fullDear Mr. Miller,
This letter is in response to your Jan. 10 letter "More Concerned for Jobs Program",

Please, please read and listen......
The following is my understanding. If I am wrong I am certainly open to correction.

It is not a contravention of our democracy, of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms, to tell organizations that if their stated beliefs and policies contravene the very essence of our democracy, they cannot apply for government grants....

LarryMiller-featureDear Editor,

This letter is regarding communications I had with my MP, Mr. Larry Miller, which began in February 2017 and concluded in what can only be described as a shocking e-mail forwarded to me via his constituency office this past summer.

I originally contacted Mr. Miller in February asking to meet with him regarding a proposal I wished to submit on an issue of great importance. He asked that I prepare a document outlining the proposal and with a clear ask. He orally...

mayor-and-council---betterDear Owen Sound Council,
As you know there is a great demand for jobs and not just minimum wage jobs and not just part time jobs. As you also know the City of Owen Sound needs to increase its population hereby bringing in more younger families to build and buy more homes thus bringing in more property tax dollars and employing our trades people. These young families will fill our daycares and schools that are forever on the chopping block or amalgamating . The spin off....

labourcouncilDear Editor;
The perpetual pilgrimage to the altar of the very destructive low wage economy by great swaths of business community advocates, Conservative / neo-Liberal government leaders, a percentage of businesses and business leaders has gone on uninterrupted for decades and far too long. Perpetuated by organizations ideologically married to worker suppression, this deliberate action was put in place to explicitly undermine the collective strength of workers. The destructive success of this action is measured by...

lauravDear Editor,

I would like to address some of the concerns regarding the minimum wage hike in Ontario. 
First and foremost I can't express strongly enough how necessary it is. People should not be working regular hours and living in poverty. That, in itself, is fundamentally unacceptable and, frankly, embarrassing for a rich country such as ours.
Many people are afraid that it will hurt businesses. For those people, I suggest you look into how a Capitalist economy...






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