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Ontario Minimum Wage Is Rising This Fall for the First Time in Two Years

By Karen Doradea April 1, 2020 It can be hard to make a consistent living on minimum wage earnings at the best of times. But there is some sort of improvement coming, even if it's pretty small. The provincial government is raising the Ontario minimum wage on October 1 for the first time since January 2018. On October 1, 2020, the minimum amount a worker has to be paid is rising by 25 cents per hour, per the government's website. That will be the first increase in nearly two years, and will roughly represent a $2-per-day climb in earnings for provincial minimum- and student-wage earners. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Labour, ...