Canada’s average annual total job-growth rate was less than half the U.S. rate.
Ontario has offered government workers a 7.5 per cent pay raise.
Ontario’s hourly wage floor will climb from $11.40 today to $15 in 2019.
In Ontario, 69 per cent of part-time workers work part time by preference or due to lifestyle choices.
Some recipients may decide not to work for minimum wage.