Business Profile

Wingate Lottery

  • 1500 Fisher St, North Bay, North Bay ON P1B 2H3
  • Cathy Strawn (Owner)

After 29 years of operation, Wingate Lottery in Ontario, Canada was forced to shut its doors. Owner Cathy Strawn, cited the rising minimum wage as the main reason she couldn’t afford to stay in businesses.

“[Minimum wage] has 100 percent put me out of business. They gave me no choice. As soon as they put the wage up to $14 an hour, I knew I’d be in trouble.”

-Bay Today Canada (link)