Canada takes stand against child labour, step towards global goals

The government announced earlier this month it would ratify the International Labour Organization’s convention that sets the minimum age for employment at 15.

Students climb Parliament Hill. ILO Convention 138 sets the minimum age for employment at 15 and bans hazardous work for children under 18, unless specific measures are put in place. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By DAVID MORLEY

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:00 AM

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