Toronto ACORN

1324 Danforth av. Suite #2 Toronto, ON M4J 1M9

Phone: 416-461-9233

toronto@acorncanada.org

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The Globe & Mail: Cheers, criticism greet Ontario plan to raise minimum wage to $15

Sweeping changes to Ontario’s labour legislation have workers and lower-income families cheering over a huge boost to minimum wage and benefits, but the province’s business community warns that the moves will make the province less competitive and drastically raise costs in ways that would be passed on to all Ontarians.

Ontario Budget Response from ACORN Canada President Marva Burnett // Réaction de la présidente d’ACORN Marva Burnett au budget de l’Ontario

While ACORN and our allies were able to achieve successes for low-to-moderate income people - some announced in today’s budget and some last week on rent control - today’s budget makes it clear that we need to continue to pressure the Provincial government to make Ontario an affordable place for regular people to live.

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