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Hoyes, Michalos & Associates Inc. is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee firm. We meet with individuals every day who are struggling to make ends meet and turn to debt to pay for every day living expenses. We believe a living wage will help Ontarians by allowing them to earn an income sufficient to support their basic needs, and avoid the need to use debt to balance their budget.
J. Douglas HoyesCo-founderHoyes, Michalos & AssociatesKitchener, Ontario

The 2018 living wage rate in Waterloo region is  

Find out more about the 2018 living wage calculation here.

Enroll in our Employer Recognition Program today – Online Living Wage Enrolment Form


It is with sadness that we mark the passing of our friend and colleague Trudy Beaulne who died suddenly on Friday, January 5, 2018. Trudy was the Executive Director of the Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region and was a founding member of Living Wage Waterloo Region. We are grateful for Trudy’s contributions to LWWR and to building a more just and inclusive community in Waterloo Region.

Read about Trudy on the CBC, the Record, at the MHBP Neighbourhood Association, or at Social Development Centre WR. Visitation information is provided at Henry Walser Funeral Home.


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