Opinion

I’d say I’m more of a proactive than reactive person, but there are most certainly times when circumstances simply require us to react. Last week, Heinz announced the closure of its Leamington-based tomato processing plant, and 40% of the Ontario processing tomato industry evaporated. The reasons it happened and the fallout to both the town, the employees and the farmers who supply the plant have yet to be fully realized, but even in the this very fresh wake, Owen Roberts, in his latest column, encourages the town, the farmers, the industry to mobilize. I find it refreshing to see this…

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