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Ontario’s unemployment rate hit its best mark in 18 years last month, according to a Statistics Canada labour force survey released last week. This historic mark comes seven months after the province raised its minimum...

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The decision to close sheltered workshop programs is divisive, with some considering the ban a step forward in terms of equality, while others say closing the workshops hurts workers....

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Minimum wage increase affects Humber students

January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: Brett McGarry With the hourly minimum wage in Ontario having gone up $2.60, some of the positivity has been mired in controversy, however some students have seen the increase in a positive light. Final...

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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...

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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...

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Minimum wage isn’t a living wage — anywhere

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Toronto is quickly becoming one of the most expensive cities to live in. After a 75-cent hike in June, minimum wage in Ontario now sits at $11 an hour. While most would say that full-time...

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Wynne announces minimum wage increase for June

January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Minimum wage in Ontario is increasing to an even $11 an hour this June, tying it with Nunavut for the highest hourly wage in Canada....

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Humber students react to minimum wage increase

January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today's announcement that Ontario will raise the minimum wage by 75 cents was met with mixed results. ...

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Student groups push for increase in minimum wage

November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

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...

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The number of workers in Ontario making minimum wage has more than doubled in eight years according to new research....

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