Ontario’s minimum wage will rise to $11.40 an hour starting Oct. 1


This is not an article that says Uganda should have a high minimum wage.  Ontario is in Canada.  Children in Canada as young as 14yrs of age will be paid this much money per hour.  They work part time while going to school.  In fact Ontario has a law that all kids must remain in school until they are past age 18yrs old.

They take education so seriously that even last week a youngster was arrested for repeatedly skipping classes.  You can read that story here:


Ontario’s minimum wage will increase from $11.25 an hour to $11.40 an hour starting Oct. 1.

The minimum wage for liquor servers will increase by 10 cents to $9.90 an hour in the fall.

The minimum wage for students under 18 working less than 28 hours a week will increase to $10.70 per hour from $10.55 at the same time.

People who work in their own homes for an employer will see their minimum wage increase from $12.40 to $12.55 an hour.

The province announces the new minimum wage before April 1 each year to give businesses time to adjust before it takes effect six months later.

The government passed legislation in 2014 to tie annual increases in the minimum wage to the rate of inflation for Ontario.

The National Post.

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