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The unintended consequences of a $15 minimum wage

A 10 per cent increase in the minimum wage leads to, on average, a three to six per cent decline in youth employment.

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Minimum wage—good intentions not good enough

After Seattle’s minimum wage increased to $13 per hour, the total number of low-wage jobs declined by 6.8 per cent.

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higher minimum wage could hurt working Ontarians

The vast majority of minimum wage workers—85 per cent—do not live in low-income households.

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Most Canadians who earn the minimum wage are not “poor,” and most of the working poor earn more than the minimum wage.