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Alberta's $15 minimum wage: How many will actually get a raise?

Alberta's $15 minimum wage: How many will actually get a raise?

"It's something that I don't know the answer to," said David Green, an economist with the University of British Columbia and author of the book The Case for Raising the Minimum Wage. According to numbers from Statistics Canada, roughly 10.5 per cent of Albertans make between $10 and $15 per hour. If you add it to the two per cent who earn the minimum, we're talking nearly 300,000 Albertans who wi…

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