minimum wage

Marc Garneau

New taxes, wage hikes and more: 49 new laws across Canada in 2019

A ban on plastic bags, Inuktut language classes, edible marijuana rules and more
PC Leader Doug Ford skips the Provincial Leaders debate hosted by the Black Community to campaign in Northern Ontario including this a rally attended by approximately 300 people at Cambrian College

Ontario PC government to halt minimum wage hike set to kick in next year

Labour Minister Laurie Scott says the minimum wage will remain at $14 an hour rather than rising to $15 an hour

Could you become a millionaire by investing the minimum wage hike?

For a full-time employee working 40 hours per week, the wage increase would amount to $31,200 from $24,128
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Kathleen Wynne’s minimum wage math doesn’t add up

Opinion: It’s not just that the big increase punishes small businesses. The argument that the minimum wage hike was needed to keep pace with inflation is flat out wrong.
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Canada’s youth are the clear losers from a higher minimum wage

Opinion: Entry-level jobs shape your character, if you can manage to gain entry
Tim Hortons customers line up to order delicious tea, coffee

What’s missing in the debate over Ontario’s minimum wage

Opinion: Political debates are fundamentally about how we want to live together—and if we ignore the human element, we threaten our democracy
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In a fight over minimum wage at Tim Hortons, the worker loses

With both Tim Hortons franchisees and the company’s head office refusing to absorb the costs of higher wages, front-line workers are paying the price by having their benefits cut
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Less meat, more choice: A look at key food issues in 2018

Opinion: Canadian consumers are seeking more information about their food, including where it comes from and how it’s produced
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Why a $15 minimum wage is good for business

Boost the minimum wage and you boost the economy from the bottom up, writes economist Armine Yalnizyan. That means more demand for what businesses have to sell.

Minimum wage in Canada: By the numbers

Who pays what where and how it breaks down across the workforce