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Federal tax changes increase burden on lower-income families

Sixty per cent of the bottom 20 per cent of taxpaying families with children now pay $233 more (on average) in federal income taxes.


9:18AM
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Minimum wage hike will hurt—not help—vulnerable workers

Minimum wage increases can lead to employment losses for the least advantaged members of the labour force.


9:42AM
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Minimum wage hikes won’t reduce poverty in Canada

More than half of Canadians earning the minimum wage are between the ages of 15 and 24.


9:38AM
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Renewed Controversy Over the Nobel for Economics
The Nobel apparently endorsed a paper that contradicts the vast majority of research on minimum wages and job losses.

11:09AM
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Tipping servers still makes sense

The restaurant industry has suffered enormously from the pandemic and government restrictions.


9:44AM
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Time to rethink minimum wage as an anti-poverty tool in Ontario

Raising Ontario’s minimum wage is an ineffective way of fighting poverty because it fails to target the people who need help the most.