The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

April 28, 2011 13:01 ET

Fraser Institute to Release Report on Impact of B.C.'s Coming Minimum Wage Increase Friday, April 29

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2011) - The Fraser Institute will release a report examining the economic impact of increasing B.C.'s minimum wage to $10.25 an hour on Friday, April 29 at 6:30 a.m. (Pacific).

A news release with additional information about the report, Estimating the Economic Impact of British Columbia's Minimum Wage Increase, will be issued via Marketwire on Friday, April 29 at 6:30 a.m. (Pacific).

The complete publication will be available to download as a PDF at

Niels Veldhuis, Fraser Institute vice-president of Canadian policy research and co-author of the report, will be in Vancouver and available for media interviews the day of the release.

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