Ontario becomes 2nd province to go ahead with $15 an hour minimum wage May 30 2017
Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario will bring in $15 wage by 2019, a few months after Alberta does same
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced a plan to increase the provincial minimum wage to $15 an hour by Jan. 1, 2019.
The increase would be phased in over the next 18 months, rising to $14 an hour on Jan. 1, 2018, and then to $15 the following January.
After that, it will rise annually with inflation.
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