Sixty per cent of the bottom 20 per cent of taxpaying families with children now pay $233 more (on average) in federal income taxes.
Minimum wage increases can lead to employment losses for the least advantaged members of the labour force.
More than half of Canadians earning the minimum wage are between the ages of 15 and 24.
The restaurant industry has suffered enormously from the pandemic and government restrictions.
B.C. could fund independent schools like they do public schools or offer vouchers.
Raising Ontario’s minimum wage is an ineffective way of fighting poverty because it fails to target the people who need help the most.