Minimum wage increase in Canada article research

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In January 2018, the minimum wage in Ontario was increased to $14/hour, with an announcement that it would increase to $15/hour by January 2019. This latter adjustment was scaled back by Premier Doug Ford.

Search for an article from January/February 2018 and summarize the key points being made. Does the author argue ‘for’ or ‘against’ the minimum wage increase? (5 points)

Search for a more recent article (Fall 2019 or Winter 2020- ideally as recent as possible) on the impacts of the minimum wage increase. Does the piece you found report impacts that are negative, positive, or a mix of both? (5 points)

In your own opinion, what are three arguments for’ and three arguments ‘against’ the minimum wage increase? (5 points)

Attach the articles to your submission.


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