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A coy election ploy

It is an excellent election ploy, with hidden benefits for both the Liberal federal and provincial governments.

Ontario's Liberal government is promising major changes to labour laws that will see the minimum wage rise to $15 per hour on Jan. 1, 2019. The current rate will rise to $14 per hour this coming Jan. 1.

The government contends that 30 percent of the working force in Ontario today makes less than $15 per hour.

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