Ontario’s proposed legislation that includes equal pay for part-time and contingent workers, increased vacation entitlements and expanded personal emergency leave, started public committee hearings this week, CBC Radio Canada reports. The minimum wage, currently at C$11.40, would rise to C$11.60 in October, $14 on Jan. 1, 2018, and C$15 Jan. 1, 2019. The hearings take place this week and next.