Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
For every 10 per cent increase in the minimum wage, youth employment drops by three to six per cent.
Ontario’s hourly wage floor will climb from $11.40 today to $15 in 2019.
While it might not appear so, a higher minimum wage is effectively a tax.
Study found that increasing the minimum wage reduced the employment rate among low-skilled workers by 5.6 percentage points.