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

$11.95

Based on Manitoba’s Consumer Price Index for 2021, the minimum wage will increase on October 1, 2022 from $11.95 per hour to $12.35 per hour. View more information.
New Brunswick

$12.75

Effective as of April 1, 2022. The minimum wage in NB will rise to $13.75 in October 1, 2022. View more information.
Newfoundland & Labrador

$13.20

Effective April 1, 2022. View more information.  On October 1, 2022, minimum wage will increase to $13.70 per hour.  This 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.

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

$13.35

Effective as of April 1, 2022. Nova Scotia 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 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

$15.00

Effective as of January 1, 2022. The general minimum wage in Ontario will rise to $15.50 on October 1, 2022. View more information.
Prince Edward Island

$13.70

Effective as of April 1, 2022. View more information.
Quebec

$14.25

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

$11.81

The government has announced that on October 1, 2022, the minimum wage will increase from $11.81 to $13.00 per hour. 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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