Minimum Wage by Province

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Minimum wage by Province in Canada

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Province

Minimum Hourly Wage

Notes

Alberta

$10.20

On September 1, 2014, Alberta’s minimum wage increased to $10.20.
See alternate rates for liquor servers and salespersons.

British Columbia

$10.25

On September 15 of each year the minimum wage is adjusted by the change in the Consumer Price Index. On September 15, 2015, British Columbia's minimum wage will increase 20 cents to $10.45.
See alternate rates for liquor servers, live-in support workers, camp leaders and crop harvesters.

Manitoba

$10.70

On October 1, 2014, minimum wage increased from $10.45 to $10.70 per hour.
See alternate rates for industrial and construction workers.

New Brunswick

$10.30

In 2017 (exact timing to be determined), New Brunswick's minimum wage will increase from $10.30 to $11.00.
See alternate rates for construction workers, camp leaders and employees whose hours are unverifiable.

Newfoundland & Labrador

$10.25

On October 1, 2015, Newfoundland & Labrador's minimum wage will increase to $10.50. 

Northwest Territories

$10.00

On June 1, 2015, Northwest Territories minimum wage will increase to $12.50.

Nova Scotia

$10.60

On April 1 of each year the minimum wage is adjusted by the change in the Consumer Price Index. On April 1, 2015 Nova Scotia's minimum wage increased to $10.60.
$9.90 for inexperienced workers

See alternate rates for logging, forestry and construction workers.

Nunavut

$11.00

 

Ontario

$11.00

On October 1, 2015, Ontario's minimum wage will increase to $11.25.
See alternate rates for liquor servers, students, homeworkers and hunting and fishing guides.

Prince Edward Island

$10.35

On July 1, 2015, PEI's minimum wage will increase to $10.50.  

Quebec

$10.55

On May 1, 2015, Quebec’s minimum wage will increase to $10.55.
See alternate rates for employees who receive gratuities and fruit harvesters.

Saskatchewan

$10.20

On October 1, 2014, Saskatchewan’s minimum wage increased 20 cents to $10.20.

Yukon

$10.86

On April 1 each year adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.
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