Tutorial #1. Week of January 17.
Discussion questions (Note that you don’t need to prepare these questions before
tutorial, but will be expected to participate in a discussion of them during your
1. What are labour standards laws? Provide a list of examples.
2. Who do you think benefits from labour standards? Who bears the cost?
3. Do you think that Canada’s labour standards laws are typical, compared to its
international competitors? Higher? Lower? What are the likely implications
of this for Canada’s competitiveness?