Groups like ACORN Canada and the United Steelworkers are pushing for Ontario's minimum wage to be boosted from the current $10.25 an hour to $14.
Living Wage - Salaire-subsistance
An ad hoc group of about 10 people staged a protest outside of Port Coquitlam’s social assistance office Wednesday, demanding the province increase child support payments for people with disabilities.
The Vanier ACORN chapter is currently running a campaign to promote a living wage for all employees in our community and throughout Ontario: $14/hour now indexed to inflation.
Ontario's minimum wage was frozen in March 2010. Prices are going up while wages stay the same. Between 2010 and 2013, the cost of essentials has gone up.
Seeking to renew its Poverty Reduction Strategy, Ontario’s government has been asking Scarborough residents picked by local agencies what it has done right and what should change.
A greater proportion of Ontarians are working for minimum wage today than in 2003 — and they are more likely to be women, visible minorities and immigrant
Workers call for $14 minimum wage at province-wide rallies
Rallies across the province call for better pay for poorest labourers
Crowd gathers at Dufferin Mall in city's west end seeking $14 an hour, up from $10.25