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The Chronicle Herald: Three commissioners named to plan minimum wage increase to $15 in B.C.

British Columbia's labour minister has appointed an economist to lead a commission to advise the government on boosting the province's minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Prof. Marjorie Griffin Cohen of Simon Fraser University will chair the Fair Wages Commission, which also includes Ken Peacock, vice-president at the Business Council of British Columbia, and Ivan Limpright, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.

The commission is expected to deliver a report with a timeline to raise the minimum wage within 90 days of its first meeting.