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The young don't trust business

"At the first conference of employees in the Consumer and Commercial Relations Ministry, the Honourable Sidney Handleman presented a survey of consumer attitudes taken in North Bay recently. Aside from revealing that the vast majority of consumer protection law, the most startling revelation concerns the attitude of young people towards the business. That concerns me. It should concern small business people even more. What is even more startling is the result of the question, "How much profit out of each dollar do you think food chains make after taxes"? The answers covered the gambit from nothing to $2. One food chain in its 1976 annual report stated that "earnings per dollar of sales were less that 8-10 of a cent, compared with one cent per dollar in the same period last year..."

Bradford Witness

Mary Ann Porterfield

Sepia photograph of a woman, believed to be Mary Ann Porterfield (1794-1870). Wife of Charles Watson, Mother of William John Watson.

Karol Joyce

Letter to George Atkins and Hettie (Banting) Atkins

Two page hand-written letter in black ink tied together using a green piece of ribbon, with a blank covering page. Letter is addressed to George and Hettie (Banting) Atkins and signed from Thomas Reynolds, Ellen Reynolds, E. J. Chapman and Catherine Chapman. Given to the Atkins at the time they moved from the community.

Karol Joyce

Belfry Grave markers 1

The grave markers of the cemetery have been placed in these two areas for preservation. Some parts of the gravestones are illegible because of missing/broken sections or erosion.

Amanda Gallagher

Belfry Grave markers 2

The grave markers of the cemetery have been placed in these two areas for preservation.

Amanda Gallagher

Belfry Cemetery

Wide shot of the Belfry cemetery, located on Line 8

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Nail from Helmsdale Farm

This handcrafted nail was found during renovations to the house built by Simon FRASER circa 1840 at Helmsdale Farm, West Gwillimbury.

Belfry, James grave marker

"Erected by Mrs. Sophia Belfry to the memory of ... affectionate Husband: James Belfry, who died Aug. 31, 1849, E. 46 y's, 7 mo. & 6 d.
Jac....ed.. mo.,
..rtha. July 17 1830, Died 11 y'r, & 10mo.
Children of the above"
From the Belfry Cemetery

Amanda Gallagher

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