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Sorry, Fraser Institute: people working minimum wage are not “affluent” teenagers

Here’s a tone-deaf argument for not giving Canada’s lowest-paid workers a raise.

According to a new report from the Fraser Institute, a right-wing think tank full of experts who doubt climate change science and want to drive down wages for first responders who “go running into burning buildings,” Canadians should reject proposals to raise the minimum wage because it will help teenagers from “affluent families.”

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