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2016 U.S. Election: What else is America voting on? News,Politics,US Election 2016

Follow Humber News’ Live-Blog to keep up to date with the latest in the 2016 U.S. Election.  By: Hunter Crowther Most Americans will be focused on the presidential results between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, but there are several important issues voters face at the state level. Minimum wage, marijuana, guns

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Ontario raises minimum wage to $11.25 per hour News

By Tiara Samosir Ontario is raising its general minimum wage rate to $11.25 an hour starting on Oct. 1. Ontario’s Ministry of Labour said in the release that increasing the minimum wage is a part of the government’s economic plan for the province. The minimum wage for special category jobs, such as liquor servers, homeworkers and students

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Student groups push for increase in minimum wage News

By Kara Matthews Student unions across Ontario are calling on the provincial government for an increase in the minimum wage. “Raising the minimum wage and reducing tuition fees would help ensure no student is forced to decide between paying tuition fees and buying groceries,” said Alastair Woods, chairperson of the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario. The CFS is

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