Minimum Wage by Province

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Minimum wage by Province in Canada

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Province

Minimum Hourly Wage

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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

$12.65

On June 1st, 2018, the minimum wage increased 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

$11.15

The minimum wage is $11.15 per hour effective October 1, 2017.  As of October 1, 2018, the minimum wage will be $11.35 per hour. For more information, click here.

New Brunswick

$11.25

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage increased 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 increased to $11.15 

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Northwest Territories

$13.46

On April 1, 2018, the minimum wage increased 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 increased 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 $14.00 per hour on January 1, 2018 and will rise to $15.00 per hour on January 1, 2019. 

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Prince Edward Island

$11.55

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

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Quebec

$12.00

On May 1, 2018, the minimum wage increased 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, 2018 the minimum wage will raise to $11.06. 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 increased 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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