Amazon Canada is hiring up to 15,000 more people in Canada, increasing its Canadian work force by about 60%, and will boost pay for front-line workers to up to $21.65 an hour. The immediate wage hike will be for all current full-time and part-time staff, as well as new hires. Amazon also says it will pay up to 95% of tuition costs "towards a certificate or diploma in qualified fields of study" at various colleges, although no complete list of qualifying schools or programs of study is provided.

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