Long delays have plagued efforts to establish mining in the region.
Most minimum wage workers are aged 15 to 24.
Economic productivity remains low, which translates into lower wage and income growth for Ontarians.
New Texas bill latest evidence of shift toward protectionism in the United States.
Premier Kathleen Wynne wants to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2019.
Business owners worry about rising electricity costs.
From 2010 to 2016, the average monthly electricity bill for Toronto residents increased by more than 50 per cent.
Corporate income taxes are largely paid by ordinary workers.