A Reason to Celebrate: The Lowest Paid in Ontario Just Got a Raise


Ontario’s government raised minimum wage by 75 cents, to $10.25 an hour. This is now the highest minimum in Canada, and far surpasses BC’s $8 minimum. Average wages have grown 4% in the last 3 years, which is the best wage performance for Canadian workers since the 1970s. Read the full story in The Globe and Mail.


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