On October 1, the 800,000-plus workers who earn the minimum wage in Ontario received a raise, but don't celebrate too quickly: it went up by a mere 15 cents an hour.
To put that into perspective, that's $1.20 more a day or $6 more a week.
The hike represents the second year of the Ontario government's commitment to annually adjust the minimum wage to inflation, which is a good idea.
But, given the fact that a full-time, full-year minimum wage worker still lives below the poverty line, it's important to ask: what does a 15 cent raise buy in 2016?
Our researcher Jordan Perrault-Laird steadfastly set out on a shopping spree to find out.