Monday, February 29, 2016

When the local employer leaves town

When a Heinz factory closed:

Councilors were brought to the schools to help the kids cope, and it was just a mess. We are - and hopefully will forever be - the tomato capital of Canada. Heinz defined us, in a way. Our mascot is a personified tomato family, we have the tomato festival every year, our tourist booth is a giant fiberglass tomato... everything.