Ottawa City Council has the opportunity to make the nation's capital a living wage city.
Ottawa Living Wage Campaign
Provincial advisory panel holds session in Ottawa
Groups like ACORN Canada and the United Steelworkers are pushing for Ontario's minimum wage to be boosted from the current $10.25 an hour to $14.
The Vanier ACORN chapter is currently running a campaign to promote a living wage for all employees in our community and throughout Ontario: $14/hour now indexed to inflation.
Ontario's minimum wage was frozen in March 2010. Prices are going up while wages stay the same. Between 2010 and 2013, the cost of essentials has gone up.
Ontario Chamber of Commerce favours regular cost-of-living increases in new paper
Local gay advocate says more Ontarians go hungry due to rising price of food
Ottawa ACORN members talk to CBC about raising the minimum wage.
Cantonese coverage of Raise the Minimum Wage action in Ottawa, August 14 2013