Minimum wage: Politics or good policy?

The debate on whether or not to raise minimum wage rages on
By Melissa Mancini
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 12/07/2011

This year, 11 jurisdictions in Canada raised their minimum wages.

Only Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador had minimum wages that remained stagnant throughout 2011, with British Columbia and Prince Edward Island even having multiple increases.

And there’s no shortage of opinions on what an increase in the lowest wages means for the country.