Most minimum wage workers are aged 15 to 24.
Premier Kathleen Wynne wants to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2019.
Notley government faces a budget deficit of more than $10 billion.
The vast majority of minimum wage workers—85 per cent—do not live in low-income households.
Labour market performance has been extremely weak since the last recession.
In reality, 88 per cent of minimum wage earners in Canada do not live in low-income households.
Government employees in B.C. receive, on average, 7.4 per cent higher wages than comparable workers in the private sector.
Duplicated regulation among provinces can impose needless costs on people and businesses.