Into – social policy and program that will be studied is the minimum wage law in Ontario. Purpose: That minimum wage should not increase because it does worse for the economy Part 1 – Causes / Implications of the problem What are the causes of (or socioeconomic, psychological, political and cultural factors influencing) the problem/issue? How serious is the problem? What are the characteristics of the population most affected by the problem? Part 2 – Policies and Programs What are the current federal/provincial policies and programs that deal with this issue? what are the political, social, economic rationale? Are they meeting the needs of the population group(s) most affected by the problem? Do they work effectively?