Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
Minimum wage workers typically aren’t middle-aged.
The minimum wage will increase by more than 30 per cent in less than a year-and-a-half.
The Atlantic provinces comprise four of the five lowest ranked Canadian and U.S. jurisdictions.
Minimum wage hikes result in low-skilled workers being less likely to find employment at an automatable job.
The Wynne government plans to raise the minimum wage to $15.
A 10 per cent increase in the minimum wage leads to up to a four per cent drop in teen employment.
Twenty Canadian studies find that minimum wage hikes reduce employment opportunities for young workers.