Higher legislated minimum wages should be good for low paid workers, but it's not always the case. The Bank of Canada says the price of those better wages could be 60-thousand fewer jobs over the next two years. And after a recent increase, some workers at Tim Hortons and other businesses stand to lose their breaks and benefits. What do you think? Is it worth the price? With guest host Andrew Nichols.
High school student Kofi Richter asks: "Why is a mother of two who works full time at Tim Hortons only paid 70 cents more than I am, when all I have to worry about is gas money and University tuition?"
Sunday December 24, 2017
'There's a lot of heart down here, but there's a lot of sadness too': Woman describes Christmas in a shelter
Robyn Massey lives in a women's shelter in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. She says Christmas can be a "challenging" time of year for homeless people. But after "many Christmases" Massey has finally reconnected with her family.