Calculating Ontario’s Living Wages

This year’s living wage calculations emerge from a backdrop of record–breaking inflation and
Consumer Price Index increases, and workers at the bottom end of the wage scale are most vulnerable
to these kinds of fluctuations. A living wage is an effective tool to combat working poverty by
making sure that employees can make ends meet where they live. By incorporating expenses that a
worker must cover, such as shelter, food, transportation and more, our living wages are much closer
to reality than a politically set minimum wage.

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