A New Approach to Alberta’s Minimum Wage

Media Appearances, Regulation, Frontier Centre

Author David Pankratz summarizes his findings as follows: “Our comparison makes it abundantly clear that we can best express the sincerity of our intentions to help the poor by expanding the value of their basic exemption from income taxes . . .

In fact, the numbers show that increased exemptions work spectacularly better than minimum wages or tax credits in meeting the goal of improved incomes.”

Too Big A Bite

Media Appearances, Poverty, Frontier Centre

“Our comparison makes it abundantly clear that we can best express the sincerity of our intentions to help the poor by expanding the value of their basic exemption from income taxes. … In fact, the numbers show that increased exemptions work spectacularly better than minimum wages or tax credits in meeting the goal of improved incomes.”