Hugo Rodrigues Pandering to Cornwall Over Wasted Amazon HQ2 Bid by Gilcig 102817

Hugo Rodrigues Pandering to Cornwall Over Wasted Amazon HQ2 Bid by Gilcig 102817

Cornwall Ontario –   It’s tough being number one sometimes.  It means the jealous kids won’t play with you much; at least the underdeveloped and really immature ones. For example I have a lot of media peers outside of Cornwall that I get along with, and even sometimes collaborate with, but not here in Cornwall.   When […]

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against $15 Minimum Wage at Queen’s Park – 101817

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against $15 Minimum Wage at Queen’s Park – 101817

MPP Jim McDonell and Conservatives Vote Against $15 Minimum Wage   [Queen’s Park] This afternoon Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell along with Patrick Brown’s PC caucus voted against historic changes to raise Ontario’s general minimum wage. In public comments over the last few months PC leader Patrick Brown said that increasing the minimum wage is […]

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

$15 Minimum Wage and Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers Part of Plan to Help People Get Ahead in a Changing Economy Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are […]

Lip Service Regarding Min Wage in Ontario & Project Truth in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

Lip Service Regarding Min Wage in Ontario & Project Truth in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – A Minimum wage rise in Ontario is making imports more profitable for exporters from China, India, and other countries while killing manufacturing jobs in Ontario and making it harder for those on fixed incomes to survive.  It will make Wal-Mart more money while penalizing those who work for them. It’s always funny in […]

$14 Minimum Wage in Ontario? I say no and why by Jamie Gilcig January 21, 2014

$14 Minimum Wage in Ontario?  I say no and why by Jamie Gilcig  January 21, 2014

CFN –   There are calls again to raise the minimum wage.    As someone who’s worked for minimum wage in their lifetime I understand the symbolism of that term, but what it’s become is a fulcrum for poverty development that actually hurts the employability of masses of people. Advocates rightly state that it’s near […]