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New Home Ownership Program Launched

(LaSALLE, ON) – The Federal and Provincial governments have partnered to fund a Home Ownership Downpayment Assistance Program. It is estimated that the program will…


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Sell EnWin

(WINDSOR, ON) – Cities across Canada should sell their electricity distribution companies and invest the proceeds in critical municipal infrastructure, according to a new CD…


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Equal Pay Remains Elusive

(WINDSOR, ON) – Tomorrow, April 11, is Equal Pay Day. It is the day, on average, at which a woman has worked enough to earn…


Panhandling in Windsor is largely an unobtrusive part of society. However, some members of City Council are too willing to create laws to combat panhandlers instead of addressing the under-lying reasons behind the causes. Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Poverty Is A Disgrace

(TORONTO, ON) – Robert Stephen visits with John Kenneth Galbraith’s The Affluent Society for today’s Words of Wisdom. We ignore poverty because we share with…


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Catalent Takes Over Accucaps

(WINDSOR, ON) – Catalent, Inc, a global medical technology and consumer health products company, has completed its takeover of Windsor-based Accucaps Industries Limited. The Windsor…




Kathleen Wynne and Charles Sousa are congratulated by Ontario Liberals after delivering the 2014 Budget speech. Photo courtesy of Queen's Printer.

CUPE Sues Wynne, Sousa Over Hydro Sale

(TORONTO, ON) – The Premier and Ministers of Finance and Energy will be headed to court now that the misfeasance suit for wrong doing over…


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Chatham-Kent Living Wage Calculated

(CHATHAM, ON) – The Social Inclusion Action Team of the Prosperity Roundtable has calculated the local Living Wage for the Chatham-Kent community. A living wage…