Minimum Wage by Province

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Current minimum wage across Canada

Province

Minimum Hourly Wage

Notes

Alberta

$15.00

Effective as of October 1, 2018. View more information.
British Columbia

$15.65

Effective as of June 1, 2022. View more information.

Manitoba

$13.50

Effective as of October 1, 2022. Minimum wage will further increase on April 1, 2023 to $14.15/an hour. The province will then return to annual adjustments based on provincial CPI, and projected the hourly rate to be approximately $15 on October 1, 2023. View more information.

New Brunswick

$13.75

Effective as of October 1, 2022. View more information.
Newfoundland & Labrador

$13.70

Effective October 1, 2022. View more information.  This increase is part of a three step plan to bring the wage to $15.00 by April 1, 2024. The Minister is still considering the recommendation from the Minimum Wage Review Committee to adjust minimum wage rates after 2024 by inflation plus an additional 1% annually. View report from Minimum Wage Review Committee

Eligible small businesses can apply for assistance with these significant increases to the base wage through the Minimum Wage Transitional Support for Small Businesses. Deadline for applications is December 1, 2022.

Northwest Territories

$15.20

Effective as of September 1, 2021. NWT’s minimum wage is reviewed by committee every two years. View more information.
Nova Scotia

$13.60

Effective as of October 1, 2022. The province is in the midst of a five step plan to bring the wage to $15.00 by April 1, 2024. Beginning April 1, 2025, the minimum wage rate will be adjusted with inflation plus an additional 1% annually. View more information and a report from Minimum Wage Review Committee.

Nunavut

$16.00

Effective as of April 1, 2020. The minimum wage in NU is reviewed annually on April 1. View more information.
Ontario

$15.50

Effective as of October 1, 2022. View more information.
Prince Edward Island

$13.70

Effective as of April 1, 2022. On January 1, 2023, minimum wage will increase from $13.70 to $14.50 per hour ($0.80 increase) and on October 1, 2023, minimum wage will increase from $14.50 to $15.00 per hour ($0.50 increase). View more information.

Quebec

$14.25

Effective as of May 1, 2022. View more information (in French).
Saskatchewan

$13.00

Effective as of October 1, 2022. On October 1, 2023, minimum wage will increase to $14 per hour and on October 1, 2024, it will increase to $15 per hour. View more information.

Yukon

$15.70

Effective as of April 1, 2022. The minimum wage is adjusted on April 1 of each year relative to the Consumer Price Index. View more information.

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