This blog has been created to encourage readers to examine viewpoints they might not come across in their daily routine. As an advocate of lifelong learning, our objective is to provide articles dealing with a range of issues. We do not necessarily endorse the views of all the articles herein, but offer them as Food for Thought. The site will not promote any political, religious or corporate agenda. The site features three pages: Food for Thought, Observations (the writer’s viewpoint) and Miscellanea. It is updated weekly.
Food for Thought – The pros and cons of a proposal to amend Canada’s tax laws has sparked wide debate. Some argue it’s time our tax laws were changed to make them fairer; others say what’s proposed will hurt small business owners and professionals. Observations — Let’s level the playing field for all taxpayers; Businesses seek corporate welfare, while opposing $15 minimum wage. Miscellanea — Interest in Ontario’s next election is heating up. Plus, why people should resist the silent war on Canadian medicare.
Douglas Glynn has been a journalist, college teacher and public affairs consultant, working with governments, labour unions, non-profit groups, police associations, accounting and law firms. During the 1990s, he edited-wrote the proceedings of the The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs, Canada’s oldest non-partisan public affairs forum.
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