September 13, 2017

“Watchdog” report: Wynne’s minimum wage hike will “cause a demographic shift”

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Host | The Gunn Show

Ontario’s independent fiscal watchdog says that raising Ontario’s minimum wage will cost 50,000 jobs, stripping away 0.7 per cent of Ontario’s workforce. 

A new report from the Ontario Fiscal Accountability office estimates that Premier Kathleen Wynne’s ideological quest to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour will cause large-scale job losses to the very people it was designed to help: young people and low-income workers.

The raise would cause a demographic shift:

Right now, the majority of people working for minimum wage are young people. They would be pushed out of the workforce, in favour of older workers, as entry level jobs disappear.

One million Ontarians will find themselves having to start at the bottom again because the Liberals pulled the floor out from under them.

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commented 2017-09-13 23:07:01 -0400
Ron. It’s a good tactic that I use all the time. I tell my opponents to go to the Communist Party website, then the Green Party, the NDP and Liberal sites. There’s little light between them!
commented 2017-09-13 21:47:20 -0400
Interesting. Andrew Stephenson admitted to being paid by public tax dollars through a junior university position. Yet, posts during work hours. Must be nice. I worked a one day contract today, and not able to review media until 17:00.
commented 2017-09-13 21:39:50 -0400
Ron Voss, so true!
Dan Mancuso, great Twain quote!
Andrew Stephenson, shove off!
commented 2017-09-13 19:56:34 -0400
I can hardly wait for all the excuses for the harm done.
commented 2017-09-13 19:56:01 -0400
Just gotta laugh at people who think that a few more bucks an hour will suddenly get lazy spoiled brats to actually work.
commented 2017-09-13 19:55:00 -0400
Andrew LMAO! Yeah sure! This will just put them in a higher tax bracket. And many TFW’s are in high paying jobs thanks to union greed. They paid way more in Ft Mac during the boom and they still could not get enough workers to take McJobs. Fro that matter many places in Alberta were offering more than 15 during the last boom and still we had lazy entitled people sitting on their ass.
commented 2017-09-13 15:04:54 -0400
We have 3 communist goves. in Canada BC—ALBERTAONT. all because of the union goons and the MEDIA. (cbc-ctv-global).
commented 2017-09-13 12:40:52 -0400
How many TFW in Ontario? Perhaps at 15 dollars an hour they’ll finally be able to attract domestic workers to apply…
commented 2017-09-13 11:35:29 -0400
Thank you Dan Mancuso. You nailed it!
commented 2017-09-13 11:22:30 -0400
I think it’s well past time for any sane people who aren’t retards or lefties, to realize these politician scum aren’t incompetents (mostly) so much as they are criminally treasonous; in that they are working assiduously to tear down everything that was built in this country with blood and sweat and tears by generations of hardworking, loyal Canadians – only to be replaced by the elitist’s Globalist agenda.
They want you to think their treachery is merely incompetence!
What better way to expand and centralize government and force everybody into dependence on the massive, all-encompassing state, then through deception and malfeasance?

“It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.” Mark Twain
commented 2017-09-13 11:15:26 -0400
Socialist ideologues like Wynne aren’t deterred by the consequences of their ideological actions. The 2015 election platform of the Communist Party of Canada called for an increase in the minimum wage. As I like to say, ‘birds of a feather flock together’. If it walks like a Communist and talks like a Communist, it’s a Communist.
commented 2017-09-13 11:02:02 -0400
Wynnie is the picture of evil and deception. Why voters continue to vote for her is beyond my understanding.