Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Pam Frache talks about the Fight for $15 and Fairness in Ontario, its victories, and its current fight against a big business backlash.
Podcast
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Victoria Fenner | George Lessard and Victoria Fenner talk about how residents of northern Canada survive on minimum wage (spoiler: Tim Hortons pays more than minimum wage in Yellowknife).
Blog
Kathleen Wynne (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the spin. The actual Bank of Canada note concluded that the benefits of increased minimum wages outweigh any depressant effect they may have on job creation.
Blog
Many retail food sector jobs pay only minimum wage. Image: Dennis Gruending
Dennis Gruending | The business lobby is using alarmist tactics to oppose a minimum wage hike in Ontario.
Blog
David Bush | Kathleen Wynne has been defending workers' rights during the recent backlash against minimum wage increases. By contrast, Andrea Horwath's NDP have only meekly supported the issue.
News
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Meagan Gillmore | Businesses have nothing to fear about the government's proposal to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour, say some Ontario small businesses and worker advocates.
Podcast
Image used by permission of Fight for $15 and Fairness - York University.
Scott Neigh | Jessica Chen and Jermaul Newell talk about organizing at York University to raise the minimum wage and improve employment standards.
Blog
Party crasher Jason Kenney (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | When it comes to its own core constituencies, Alberta's NDP government continues to be too cautious – undoubtedly a hangover from the rough ride it got over Bill 6.
Blog
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Trish Hennessy, Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite | The experts at the CCPA have been tracking economic developments in Ontario throughout the year. Here are 10 charts that helped define the state of income, work, and the role of government in 2016.
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Molly McCracken | Addressing poverty requires more revenue directed at reducing poverty, not less. This is why reducing tax revenue through the Basic Personal Exemption in the name of poverty is particularly insidious.
Blog
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Nora Loreto | As rates are increasing at Cineplex theatres, the corporation's attempt to spin the hikes are dubious at best -- but the CBC still ate it up.
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Sheila Block | Today's throne speech was cast as an opportunity for the Ontario government to press the reset button on bad decisions. It didn't.