Labour participation rates have fallen fast in Northumberland

Understanding the local economic impacts demand that our Elected Representatives act.

Several noted Economists have been sounding the alarm bells over the declining Labour Participation forecasts coming from organizations such as Statistics Canada. While I don’t consider myself an Economist, I instruct university-level business courses that demand some basic understanding of the subject.

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Are Tax Dollars Being Spent Effectively?

Recently, the CTA wrote to request accountability and transparency from the Federal Government regarding the Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation (NCFDC).  We wanted to know if tax dollars spent were actually translating into jobs in Cobourg and Northumberland.  MP Kim Rudd’s reply was very disappointing – and disturbing. 

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