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|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 10/21/2013

Women, minorities more likely to make minimum wage in Ontario

TORONTO — Ontario’s women, recent immigrants and visible minorities are most likely to gravitate toward the bottom rung of the wage scale, according to a report from the Wellesley Institute.

Released by the Toronto-based policy research group on Oct. 8, Who Is Working for Minimum Wage in Ontario? noted more and more of the province’s workforce earns minimum wage.