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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...

parsonsIf local small businesses are supported by local shopping habits, they can afford to keep and fairly pay employees. Some of us make sure we meet payroll before we pay ourselves. The bottom line is simple. Business is dependent on sales.... if sales drop, business owners either close, or stop employing others in order to feed themselves. For most of us, our business is our bread and butter, at pretty high risks in small markets like Owen Sound. There are no highly...

dearmrmiller-fullDecember 18, 2017

Dear Mr. Miller, and readers,
I have just read Mr. Miller's Letter to the Editor dated Dec. 18, 2017 ("CSJ change a partisan move"). Our Member of Parliament is clearly upset with what he perceives to be a partisan approach to funding community programmes.

If this were the simple truth,...

minofedShe's my golden girl, the poster child for All-Canadian, like cheddar cheese and hockey. From collecting the eggs under her heritage breed chickens to driving her ATV to check on the newest calf to diving off the platform at a swim meet to finishing her school work early, my 10 year old gives every fibre of her being into doing.

But not earlier this month. Earlier this month she'd been benched because of a broken finger, injured playing soccer during physed...




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