COPE promised to begin implementing the $15.00 minimum wage when elected.
What does the academic literature tell us? The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives offers a review by economist David A Green of who and what would be affected by this increase. Share widely!
Green, a professor and former chair of the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC and an International Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London, conducted a thorough review of academic research on the economic impacts of minimum wages, and in this report he concludes that bold increases to the minimum wage make good economic sense.
CCPA-BC Infographic: Who benefits from increasing the minimum wage?