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A Tim Hortons in Cochrane, Ontario. Image: Jerry Huddleston/Flickr
Zaid Noorsumar | The only Tim Hortons in the small northern Ontario town of Fort Frances unionized this year.
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Linda McQuaig | The franchise system in Ontario makes it incredibly difficult for workers to join organized labour.
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David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the spin. The actual Bank of Canada note concluded that the benefits of increased minimum wages outweigh any depressant effect they may have on job creation.
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Jason Kenney Presser
David J. Climenhaga | Apparently nostalgic, Kenney included a maudlin look back at the late premier Ralph Klein. "We miss you Ralph. My goodness, we miss you!"
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It Ain't Alberta Beef
David J. Climenhaga | Boycotting a corporate restaurant chain may make you feel better, but it's not going to do anything to help small Alberta beef producers.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | Could Prime Minister Stephen Harper be asking, this time, too much of an electorate he treats like a bunch of dummies? Naw… What could possibly go wrong?
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David Suzuki | Canadians must continue to speak out for our water, land, air and wildlife, for justice for Indigenous peoples, and for a clean energy future -- without fear of harassment, intimidation and hatred.
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Jonathan Chapnick | Twitter was raging against Tim Hortons last Thursday. According to the Ottawa Sun, for much of the day the hottest trending topic in Canada was #BoycottTims.
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Linda McQuaig | The truth is that the Burger King-Tim Hortons deal is just a paper transaction that, apart from enriching stockholders, will likely provide zero benefit for Canada, in job creation or revenue.
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David Macdonald | The loss of U.S. taxes from Burger King is Canada's benefit right? Turns out, not so much. Canada will see none of that money and essentially gains nothing from this deal.
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Ian Capstick | Before I had even poured my morning coffee, major gay blogs were posting news of a sponsorship of a controversial festival hosted by the "pro-marriage" organization National Organization for Marriage.