A decision to raise the minimum wage in Ontario is getting mixed reviews.

Anti-poverty activists say the raise to $11.00 an hour isn’t enough.

The idea to index raises in the minimum wage to inflation is being met with criticism from the business sector.

Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece believes businesses will just raise prices to make up for the increased cost:

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The MPP says the government isn’t focused on the right problem:

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Pettapiece believes the blame for the loss of well-paying jobs in the province rests on the Liberal government:

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He dismisses the notion that international free trade agreements have anything to do with the job losses:

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The new minimum wage comes into effect on June 1st.