January 7, 2018
CUT TIM HORTONS Till Company Stops Franchisees From Cutting Employee Coffee Breaks & Health Benefits. PLEASE Sign The Petition, Retweet This & Paste on Facebook! http://bit.ly/2CxEScu
Thanks everyone for your comments and support for cutting Tim Hortons purchases till corporate HQ prevents franchisees from cutting employee coffee breaks (ironic) and health benefits. I couldn’t keep up with tracking all the commitments so started an Avaaz petition.
November 12, 2014
“Over the last 10 years the sepia tone of November has become blood-soaked with paper poppies festooning the lapels of our politicians, newsreaders and business leaders. The most fortunate in our society have turned the solemnity of remembrance for fallen soldiers in ancient wars into a justification for our most recent armed conflicts. The American civil war’s General Sherman once said that “war is hell”, but unfortunately today’s politicians in Britain use past wars to bolster our flagging belief in national austerity or to compel us to surrender our rights as citizens, in the name of the public good.
Still, this year I shall wear the poppy as I have done for many years. I wear it because I am from that last generation who remember a war that encompassed the entire world. I wear the poppy because I can recall when Britain was actually threatened with a real invasion and how its citizens stood at the ready to defend her shores. But most importantly, I wear the poppy to commemorate those of my childhood friends and comrades who did not survive the second world war and those who came home physically and emotionally wounded from horrific battles that no poet or journalist could describe…..”