Minimum Wage by Province

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Minimum wage by Province in Canada

 

 

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Province

Minimum Hourly Wage

Notes

Alberta

$12.20

On October 1, 2016, the minimum wage was raised to $12.20. Minimum wage will rise a further $1.40 to $13.60 per hour on October 1, 2017, and by 1.40 to $15 per hour on October 1, 2018.

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British Columbia

$10.85

On September 15, 2017, the minimum wage will rise to at least $11.25
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Manitoba

$11.00

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New Brunswick

$10.65

In 2017 (exact timing to be determined), New Brunswick's minimum wage will increase from $10.65 to $11.00. It will then be adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.
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Newfoundland & Labrador

$10.50

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Northwest Territories

$12.50

The regulation does not specify that there must be an annual increase.
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Nova Scotia

$10.70

On April 1 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.

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Nunavut

$13.00

The minimum wage is adjusted annually on April 1.

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Ontario

$11.40

On October 1, 2016, the minimum wage was increased to $11.40 per hour.
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Prince Edward Island

$11.00

On October 1, 2016, the minimum wage was increased to $11.00 per hour.
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Quebec

$10.75

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Saskatchewan

$10.72

On October 1, 2016, the minimum wage was increased to 10.72. On October 1 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index and Average Hourly Wage.
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Yukon

$13.00

On April 1 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.
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