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Ontario’s minimum wage increases Sunday

By Olivia Timm [1]

BELLEVILLE – Ontario’s minimum wage increases to $11.60 on Sunday.

The minimum wage increase is part of the Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Act.

The wage will increase to $14 on Jan. 1, 2018 and to $15 on Jan. 1, 2019, and will continue to go up annually at the the rate of inflation, according to the release.

The plan for Ontario’s minimum wage increase will:

Special minimum wage rates [2] for liquor servers, students under the age of 18, hunting and fishing guides and individuals who work from home, will also increase as of Sunday.