Opinion

Want to improve a child’s health? Sometimes that may mean giving their parents a raise

Alberta’s leadership on increasing the minimum wage is a promising prescription for the health of its children. It’s also a bold experiment in economic governance that other provinces would do well to watch closely—and hopefully many will follow suit.

Rachel Notley's government has promised to raise the minimum wage rate in Alberta to $15 by 2018. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

By CHRISTINE GIBSON, RYAN MEILI

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 18, 2016 3:14 PM

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