Farmer talks minimum wage on the CBC

Kevin Howe, Howe Family Farms in Aylmer, Ont.

Ontario's increase to minimum took effect January 1, 2018 from $11.60 to $14. Kevin Howe of Howe Family Farms in Aylmer, Ont., talks to the CBC about the impact of higher minimum wage will have on the local food supply. They’re already planning on reducing their strawberry acres by 30 per cent.

Click here to listen to the radio interview: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/checkup/is-a-higher-minimum-wage-the-best-way-to-help-low-income-workers-1.4474397

Click here to listen to the video interview: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/bank-of-canada-minimum-wage-1.4469912

 

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

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