Fight terrorism, don’t exploit immigrants

OPEN LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU Dear Prime Minister, You need to apologies to all Canadians of Greek, Portuguese and Italian origin. You compared them not to the Muslim immigrant, for which we all have respect and admiration, but to terrorists. The question you were asked in Edmonton was about the ISIS terrorists and … Continue reading Fight terrorism, don’t exploit immigrants

Will the new minimum wage stop the outrageous tipping imposition?

By Angelo Persichilli The Hill Times (15 January, 2017)   There’s a lot of talk these days about the increase of the minimum wage to $15 an hour. This legislation will affect all industries, but we’re mainly focusing on the restaurant industry.   I would like to talk about another aspect of the restaurant industry, … Continue reading Will the new minimum wage stop the outrageous tipping imposition?

Weinstein scandal exposes hypocrisy of Hollywood elite

Most of these artists, who have lost sight of what reality and fiction is, were aware of what was going on, in some cases even to their own fiancées and girlfriends, but decided to deal with the accused directly without alerting the police. In the meantime, other women were abused. by Angelo Persichilli (The Hill … Continue reading Weinstein scandal exposes hypocrisy of Hollywood elite

Answers desperately needed in Boyle kidnapping saga

By ANGELO PERSICHILLI (The Hill Times) Oct. 20, 2017 9:41 AM “Taking your pregnant wife to a very dangerous place, to me, and the kind of person I am, is unconscionable.” This statement to ABC News comes from Jim Coleman, the father of American Caitlan Coleman, who alongside her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle were kidnapped in Afghanistan … Continue reading Answers desperately needed in Boyle kidnapping saga

Free trade rhetoric has never matched reality

by Angelo Persichilli (The Hill Times - 16 Oct. 2017) The North American Free Trade Agreement is a tool nobody likes but everybody needs and uses it. Conversations among partners are surreal. “Excuse me, are you Mike?” The answer: “No, I am Mike.” “Sorry, I believed you were Mike.” Since the beginning of the conversations … Continue reading Free trade rhetoric has never matched reality

Feds looking at ways to fight organized crime in Canada

by Angelo Persichilli THE HILL TIMES  (Oct. 2nd, 2017) I learned last week that the federal government is concerned about the popular perception that our institutions are not serious about fighting organized crime in Canada. The office of the justice minister is looking at initiatives to fight this perception and wants to make sure it … Continue reading Feds looking at ways to fight organized crime in Canada