Dijkema: Banning payday loan shops is not the answer

Dijkema: Banning payday loan shops is not the answer

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Mayor Jim Watson worries in regards to a “glut” of cash advance stores in Ottawa, and really wants to break straight down regarding the quantity of outlets into the city. Coun. Mathieu Fleury shows these supposedly short-term loans put susceptible people in “even more difficult financial circumstances.” There’s reason enough to be worried. Continue reading “Dijkema: Banning payday loan shops is not the answer”