minimum wage

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In B.C., the vast majority of minimum wage workers live with their parents or other relatives.


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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.


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In reality, hardly anybody in Canada is trying raise a family on the minimum wage.


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In a recent interview, Premier Rachel Notley seemed to hint that the Government of Alberta could slow its plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 if the economy remains weak.


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Today, the Alberta government is hiking the minimum wage from $10.20 to $11.20, as part of its plan to raise the rate to $15 per hour by 2018.


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Mayor Gregor Robertson has started a push for the City of Vancouver to become a “living wage employer.”


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In its recent Speech from the Throne, the new Alberta government reiterated its plans to make life more expensive in Alberta.


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When any new government takes power, temptations abound to do something different, merely to distinguish itself from the regime it replaced.