minimum wage hikes

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Minimum wage hike won’t reduce poverty in Nova Scotia

An estimated 91 per cent of minimum wage earners in the province do not live in low-income households.


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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.


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Minimum wage hikes—not a good way to reduce poverty

Over the past decade, the Alberta government has raised the minimum wage by 46 per cent.


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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.

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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.


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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.


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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.