Business owners: Survive and thrive with new minimum wage

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Join the Lindsay and District Chamber of a Commerce Feb. 8 at 8 am at the Olympia Restaurant to hear Steve Virtue, vice president of Restaurants Canada, present tips and ideas on implementing the new minimum wage and policies of Bill 148.

  • Learn about the current status of the minimum wage bill and what Restaurants Canada has done and will continue to do to fight for its members.
  • Gain insights into the current best practices for restauranteurs and small business owners in terms of managing costs and improving your short medium and long term business prospects.
  • Become actively involved in sending a clear message to Queen’s Park to help all parties understand the unique challenges of small businesses and restaurant operations in your community

Peter Sanagan, owner of Sanagan’s Meat Locker will also be joining virtually to participate in the discussion and inform us how Sanagan’s Meat Locker implemented the wage increase re: hours, energy, workplace environment and so on.

To attend, register here.

Roderick Benns is the publisher of The Lindsay Advocate. He is the author of 'Basic Income: How a Canadian Movement Could Change the World,' and is also Vice Chair of the Ontario Basic Income Network. An award-winning author and journalist who grew up in Lindsay, Roderick has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Canada, Senators, and Mayors across Canada. He also wrote and published a series of books for youth about Canada's Prime Ministers as teens.