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Minimum wage & universal income


Introduce a $15/hour minimum wage starting 2020 and rising with inflation.


  • Put in place a federal minimum wage of $15/hour, covering over 900,000 workers.
  • Launch a national basic income pilot project.

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  • Establish a universal Guaranteed Livable Income programme.
  • Establish a federal minimum wage of $15/hour.
  • Work with the Council of Canadian Governments and StatsCan to set municipal minimum wages in accordance with the differential costs of living across Canada.

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