OTTAWA — Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty says he may have to delay next year’s planned minimum wage hike.

 

McGuinty says this year’s increase — to $9.50 an hour from $8.75 — will go ahead as planned on Wednesday.

 

But he says next year’s rise to $10.25 an hour may have to be put off, depending on the state of the economy.

 

He said he will look at business conditions next year and make a decision.