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Give them peace of mind


Dear editor:  I am writing in regards to senior citizens, and the disabled. They, receive a cheque once a month.

Why cannot the government issue half their cheque every two weeks? It is not a big job to do, with technology today.

I have been in homes where, a senior had to eat cat and dog food because of having to wait four weeks for their next cheque.

By the time they pay for rent, lights etc., plus money owed, this does not leave much for groceries to last until the next cheque.

Especially with today's grocery prices, most workers get paid biweekly. How would they feel having to wait a month for their cheques.

Remember seniors and the disabled were workers also. It would help to give them peace of mind.

Glenda Reid, Corner Brook

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