Ontario plans to hike the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
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Minimum wage hikes result in low-skilled workers being less likely to find employment at an automatable job.
In reality, 50 per cent of minimum wage earners in Alberta live with parents or other relatives.
The new NDP government in Alberta has indicated that it will aggressively increase the province’s minimum wage from $10.20 to $15 per hour over the next three years.
Terrace city council recently shelved a proposal to implement a living wage policy. Terrace taxpayers should hope it stays shelved.