Minimum Wage by Province

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Minimum wage by Province in Canada

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Province

Minimum Hourly Wage

Notes

Alberta

$13.60

The minimum wage rose to $13.60 on October 1, 2017. It will rise to $15 per hour on October 1, 2018.

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British Columbia

$11.35

On June 1st, 2018, the minimum wage will rise to $12.65. The government has announced that the minimum wage will further rise to $13.85 on June 1st, 2019, to $14.60 on June 1st, 2020 and to $15.20 on June 1st, 2021.
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Manitoba

$11.35

On October 1, 2018, the minimum wage rose to $11.15. For more information, click here.

New Brunswick

$11.25

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase to $11.25. It will then be adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index.

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Newfoundland & Labrador

$11.15

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase to $11.15 

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Northwest Territories

$13.46

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase to $13.46 an hour. The regulation does not specify that there must be an annual increase.

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Nova Scotia

$11.00

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase to $11.00 per hour. It will then be 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

$14.00

The minimum wage rose to $14/hour on January 1, 2018 and will rise to to $15/hour on January 1, 2019. 

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Prince Edward Island

$11.55

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase to $11.55 per hour. 

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Quebec

$11.25

On May 1, 2018, the minimum wage will rise to $12.00 per hour. 

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Saskatchewan

$10.96

On October 1, 2017, the minimum wage rose to $10.96. On October 1 of each year, minimum wage is adjusted annually relative to the Consumer Price Index and Average Hourly Wage. Changes to minimum wage will be announced each year on or before June 30. 

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Yukon

$11.51

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase to $11.51 per hour. The minimum wage is adjusted on April 1 of each year relative to the Consumer Price Index. Yukon's Employment Standards Board is currently conducting a review of the minimum wage and will make their recommendations to the Minister of Community Services in Fall 2018.

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