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The phone rings, you look at call display it is a local area code so you answer. It's somebody, definitely not from the displayed area code selling duct cleaning (or free cruises, or ....). You are on the National Do Not Call list. Instead of slamming the phone down what about this. You don't hang up, you dial *11 (or whatever). That notifies your phone provider that you have received a "crank" call. Your phone ...more »
All publicly funded facilities such as schools, buildings, and parks should be named after people that are/were relevant to the specific community; unless it is named after the location.
This would provide a link to the history of the specific community, keeping history alive.
David Suzuki, Jack Miner, Pierre Trudeau, etc. have enough facilities named after them.
The Ontario Pension Benefits Act allows companies to pay commuted value retirement incentives from the pension plan regardless the plan's solvency. This makes a bad situation worse as underfunded pensions are further depleted to cover these retirement incentives. The regulations should be changed to only allow companies to utilize pension funds as retirement incentives when the pension is fully funded. If it isn't ...more »
Ontario's pension regulator FSCO (Financial Services Commission of Ontario) routinely meets with companies to modify pension plans; often to the benefit of the company and the determent of the pension plan members. Those most affected, the pension plan members, are not allowed to participate. They have no voice, no input, no vote. This practice should change such that pension plan members must be involved in any ...more »
The Ontario Pension Benefits Act allows companies to pay executive bonuses and dividends even if the pension is underfunded. Given a choice of bonuses for themselves or a fully funded pension how do you think the decision would go? The regulations should be changed to significantly limit or eliminate executive bonuses and dividends until the pension plan is fully funded. Mentioned below, but if you disagree with ...more »