Workers making minimum wage in Ontario will see a slight increase in their pay starting Saturday.
Minimum wage goes up from $11.25 to $11.40 an hour, the third consecutive annual increase.
The New Democrats have been calling on Queen’s Park to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
The Labour Minister says the government will re-examine the minimum wage in about two years’ time.
Meanwhile, several labour unions took part in a rally in downtown Toronto on Saturday.
Protesters at the “Decent Work Rally” echoed the NDP’s call for a $15 minimum wage and called on the province to implement safer working conditions, paid sick days and an end to the gender and racialized wage gap.