Many small business owners believe a rise in the minimum wage would mean a struggle for them.
Ron Spirito is the owner of the Southern Cross Grill in Ottawa
. He would like to see better tax credits for people earning minimum wage, or a break on interest rates for students.
If you're an employer, we'd like to hear your thoughts on the minimum wage.
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This special was produced by The Current's Lara O'Brien, Kristin Nelson and Sujata Berry.
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