Ottawa pizzeria: Liberals put minimum thought into minimum wage hike There have been many opinions by various economists on the impact of the Liberal government’s plan to raise the minimum wage to $15. I wanted to give the real world perspective of a small, growing business that employs many students at the current minimum wage level. We opened Fiazza Fresh Fired three years ago. When developing the business plan, we, of course, had to estimate expens
Don't be duped by Trudeau's carbon pricing plan BY LORRIE GOLDSTEIN, TORONTO SUN FIRST POSTED: THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017 05:31 PM EDT | UPDATED: THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017 06:12 PM EDT Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon pricing plan is exposed as a political fraud by its failure to explain how it will help achieve the government’s emission reduction targets for 2020 and 2030. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/PHOTO) Prime Minister Justin Tru...
Sunny ways turn to secrecy and control Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (Dave Abel/Toronto Sun) Justin Trudeau gave voters the impression he was turning a page on what he portrayed as the dark and secretive ways of the former Conservative government. Sunny ways was all the rage. But Prime Minister Trudeau has not delivered. Recent reports reveal he’s treating Parliament as nothing more than a tool to ram through his agenda, opposition support be damn
Catherine McKenna’s climate train While U.S. President Donald Trump has effectively gutted the Paris climate treaty, Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is correct to say “no one person can stop a train”. Except the train isn't designed to lower industrial greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change. That train crashed 15 months ago in Paris, when Canada and other nations signed the United Nations climate treaty. It contains no