The Ontario government will soon receive advice from a panel tasked with reviewing how much and how often to raise the provincial minimum wage.
Currently, minimum wage workers in Ontario earn an income that leaves them 25% below the poverty line.
This is wrong and needs to be fixed.
But besides the obvious benefits to individual low-wage earners, business also stands to benefit from the fix, as Ontario Economist Kaylie Tiessen outlines in her blog post, here.
Most importantly, there's a way out of this mess which is sensible, achievable, and fair for everyone.
Check out our latest fact sheets, where we outline the why and the how of fixing Ontario's minimum wage problem:
- Raising Ontario's Minimum Wage: The Business Case
- Raising Ontario's Minimum Wage: The Workers Case
- How to Raise Ontario's Minimum Wage: An Explainer
To read our full report, Making Every Job a Good Job, click here.