But how will this affect businesses and their workers locally? Will raising the minimum wage help or hurt Quinte’s economy?
QNet News’ Amanda Lorbetski  will be hosting a live forum March 5 at 7 p.m.
Executive Director of the Community Development Council of Quinte, Ruth Ingersoll, and Chief Executive Officer of the Belleville and District Chamber of commerce, Bill Saunders, will be joining in this evening.
Have your say by joining the conversation below.