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Ontario proposing income tax credit instead of minimum wage hike

Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 8:30 AM | By Matthew Wise

The results of the recent provincial election will have an impact upon all sectors of the economy. With the election of Doug Ford as Ontario’s new premier comes changes that will have immediate repercussions for a large number of employees in the province. These changes will be felt particularly by lower income employees who rely upon the protections provided by minimum wage legislation.

As of Jan. 1, 2018, Ontario became the province with the highest minimum wage, jumping from $11.60 to $14 per hour, a significant...