The benefits to raising Ontario’s minimum wage are tangible..

Kevin Pierson has three Tim Hortons stores in west-end Toronto. Like many businesspeople in the food service and hospitality industry – one of the country’s biggest concentrations of low-income workers – Pierson worried that the 21 per cent hike in Ontario’s minimum wage to take effect Jan. 1 of this year would cut deeply into his profits, forcing him to lay off employees and reduce hours for those who remained.

But it hasn’t turned out that way.

https://www.thestar.com/business/2018/08/25/the-benefits-to-raising-ontarios-minimum-wage-are-tangible.html

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