It’s unclear whether Doug Ford’s PC government will maintain last January’s increase from $11.60 to $14.
low income cut off
In B.C., more than 55 per cent of all minimum wage earners are between the ages of 15 and 24.
Many minimum wage workers would likely not benefit from the PC income tax exemption plan.
The Canada Workers Benefit provides cash transfers to working Canadians below a certain income.
In fact, 60 per cent of minimum wage workers are aged 15 to 24.
In reality, 50 per cent of minimum wage earners in Alberta live with parents or other relatives.