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Class Work, Social Issues

The Grim Truth: Unemployment in London

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By Sarolta Saskiw

Glenn Yates, 35, is among several Ford plant employees that are still looking for work 5 months after the plant closed. Yates has decided to go back to university, because he is unable to find a good paying job in London and feels that  a degree will give him  a competitive edge when applying for jobs in the future.

Meanwhile, Yates, like many unemployed Londoners, will have to fight to sustain a comfortable life for his family, which includes two young children.

Look for Saskiw’s video feature, soon to come to Western Journalism.


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We're members of the University of Western Ontario's master of arts in journalism program. Our blog represents a common theme in stories through our third term.


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