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Nov. 14, 2018 | Wednesday
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Ford protesters gather outside White Oaks
Protesters gathered peacefully outside White Oaks in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Oct. 26 to voice frustration with Ontario Premier Doug Ford's decision to repeal Bill 148. (Alex Lupul/Niagara Now)

Protesters gathered peacefully outside White Oaks in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Oct. 26 to voice frustration with Ontario Premier Doug Ford's decision to repeal Bill 148; which would have increased the minimum wage to $15 in the province.

Ford had been spoken at the NOTL Chamber of Commerce about new road signs to be installed near the border. The signs read: “Welcome to Ontario, Open for Business.”

Protesters however carried signs advocating people to "fight for $15 and fairness."

Among the demonstrators was Kyle Hoskin, Unit Vice President for Emterra Environmental with CUPE 1287 and Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates.

Photos by Alex Lupul.

Kyle Hoskin, Unit Vice President for Emterra Environmental with CUPE 1287. (Alex Lupul/Niagara Now)

Kyle Hoskin, Unit Vice President for Emterra Environmental with CUPE 1287 stands in peaceful protest against Ontario Premier Doug Ford's policies during a rally at White Oaks in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Oct. 26, 2018. (Alex Lupul/Niagara Now)
Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates attends a protest against Ontario Premier Doug Ford at White Oaks in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Oct. 26, 2018. (Alex Lupul/Niagara Now)

 

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