Saskatchewan minimum wage due for increase to raise low-wage earners over poverty line: experts

Experts feel the minimum wage in Saskatchewan should be between $15 to $20 per hour through the large and smaller centres.
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Neil Lumsden to run for the Ontario PCs in Hamilton East-Stoney Creek
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