On June 1, 2023, B.C.’s minimum wage will rise from $15.65 to $16.75 per hour, an increase of $1.10.
The government has said that the increase reflects the average annual inflation rate for 2022. B.C. has the second-highest minimum wage in the country after Yukon at $16.77 an hour.
The B.C. government has said they are looking to tie future increases to inflation, as RCC has long advocated, prior to the 2024 increase. RCC maintains a minimum wage page for member reference.
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Director, Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs