Newly elected BCFED president, Irene Lanzinger, names raising the minimum wage to 15$ per hour as a priority.
“We are seeing a growing gap between rich and poor and a lot of poverty in British Columbia,” said Lanzinger in an interview. “We lead the country in poverty and that is terrible and so the minimum wage will counteract that to some degree if we raise it to $15.”
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Source: CBC News British Columbia