minimum wage hikes

8:50AM
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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.


4:00PM
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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.


9:42AM
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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.


10:53AM
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Raising B.C.’s minimum wage wrong way to help working poor

In B.C., more than 55 per cent of all minimum wage earners are between the ages of 15 and 24.


2:36PM
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Grits and Tories both wrong on Ontario minimum wage policy

Many minimum wage workers would likely not benefit from the PC income tax exemption plan.