Tag Archives: taxpayers’ dollars

A union works for its membership

The payment of Millions (the exact figure keeps twisting in the wind just like the story behind it; maybe its $3.7 or maybe $7.1) to teachers unions in Ontario to cover the cost of negotiating defies all logic.  It smacks … Continue reading

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Time for part-time premier?

When you look at the amount of time Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne stumps for Justin Trudeau, you have to ask yourself:  could the office of premier be a part-time gig? Part-time premiers would be forced to focus on issues they … Continue reading

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Pension plan ads or developmental disability specialists

Some Ontario politicians apparently have lots of time on their hands. They spend it telling Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other members of the federal government how to do their jobs. It must mean that all the issues the Ontario … Continue reading

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Brantford’s Laurier-YMCA proposal: redo time

  The recent layoffs at Wilfrid Laurier University remind us that post-secondary education is very much an industry.  Given these layoffs, it’s time for Brantford, Ontario to have another look at the Laurier-Y proposal. Some deep-thinkers in Brantford provide us with compelling … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Clinic? Use existing resources

Last month there was much fanfare about a new Breastfeeding Clinic that opened in Brantford, Ontario.  While we realize that some mothers need help with breastfeeding, we question why the numerous health care supports that already exist in Ontario cannot … Continue reading

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