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The Government of British Columbia has begun to discuss raising the minimum wage again. It was raised from $8.00/hour to $10.25/hour in 2011 and 2012. (The average hourly wage for a full-time...

On July 1, 2015, the Prince Edward Island (PEI) government will increase minimum wage for the third time in just over a year.  The rate will move from $10.35 to $10.50 per hour.

What RCC...

The new Liberal government in New Brunswick announced that it will be raising the province’s minimum wage to $10.30 on December 31, 2014. This will be followed by an increase to $11.00 per hour by...

On April 11, 2014, the Prince Edward Island (PEI) government quietly announced that it will increase the province’s minimum wage...

Member Update / Impact:

Effective October 1, 2014, Manitoba’s minimum wage will increase by 25 cents to $10.70 per hour. This represents a 2.4 percent increase to the...

Effective September 1, 2014, Alberta’s minimum wage will increase by 25 cents to $10.20 per hour. This represents a 2.3% increase to the province’s minimum wage.

Background:...

Just a reminder, Ontario’s minimum wage is increasing to $11.00 from its current $10.25 level effective June 1, 2014. This change was announced in January of this year. The election call has no...

RCC Budget Perspective:

Following the political fallout from last year’s decision to raise Manitoba’s PST from 7 to 8 percent, Manitoba’s new Finance Minister Jennifer...

On February 5, 2014, Agnès Maltais, Minister of Labour, announced an increase to the minimum wage from $10.15 to $10.35 per hour in Quebec effective May 1, 2014.

The minimum wage for...

As expected, the Nova Scotia government has announced that on April 1, 2014, minimum wage will increase to $10.40 and the inexperienced wage rate will increase to $9.90.

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