minimum wage hikes

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Higher minimum wages do not lower poverty rates

The youth employment rate fell by a full point in Ontario between late 2017 and early 2020.


10:37AM
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B.C. minimum wage hike may actually hurt workers it’s designed to help

The Horgan government raised the province’s minimum wage to $14.60.


9:03AM
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York professor plumbs new low of public discourse

We can debate public policy issues without hurling wild accusations like “social murder” at those with whom we disagree.


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In the minimum wage fight, Premier Ford has evidence on his side

Higher minimum wages typically mean fewer jobs, especially for young people.


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Time to rethink using the minimum wage as an anti-poverty tool in Ontario

It’s unclear whether Doug Ford’s PC government will maintain last January’s increase from $11.60 to $14.


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.


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Minimum wage hike wrong way to support single parents

For many young people, a minimum wage job is a first step on the economic ladder.