There are concerns that a substantially higher minimum wage in Ontario could affect the seasonal hiring of young people at public agencies such as the Long Point Region Conservation Authority. This seasonal workforce keeps things neat, tidy and comfortable for customers such as Mistaya Primerano of Vanessa, who enjoyed a day of fishing this week at the Waterford North Conservation Area. MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER

Maximum worries about minimum wage

Fewer summer jobs for students and fewer acres under tillage are among the potential consequences of a substantial increase in Ontario’s minimum wage.

The Saints and Sailers team from the Simcoe area in boat Number 1 crosses the finish line ahead of teams Copper Dragguns of Haldimand OPP (Boat 2) and Smashing Pumpkins from the Waterford area (Boat 3) during the second race of Round 1 of dragon boat races on Saturday in Waterford. The 3rd annual Invasion of the Dragons raises money for the Cancer Support and Resource Program of Norfolk and the CIBC Run for the Cure. Brian Thompson/Postmedia Network

Dragon invasion in Norfolk

Exhilarating and empowering were just a couple of the words participants used to describe the annual Invasion of the Dragons boat paddling event held

   

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