From the Leader-Post:
Saskatchewan's recent status of having the lowest minimum wage in Canada has ignited a debate over whether we've fallen behind on our duty to fight income inequality. As it turns out, raising the minimum wage will hurt those who need our help the most. The view that increasing the minimum wage is harmful for low income Canadians is far more supported in peer-reviewed economics research than the views of Larry Hubich and Erin Weir, who have proposed a 16-per-cent increase in Saskatchewan's minimum wage. About the author: Patrick Button is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of California, Irvine and is a lecturer at the University of Regina.

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