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

$17.40

Effective as of June 1, 2024, B.C.’s minimum wage is $17.40 per hour. The increase is consistent with the annual increase in the consumer price index for British Columbia in December 2023.  View more information.

Manitoba

$15.30

Effective as of October 1, 2023. View more information. As of October 1, 2024 the minimum wage will rise to $15.80

New Brunswick

$15.30

Effective as of April 1, 2024, the minimum wage is $15.30 per hour. View more information.
Newfoundland & Labrador

$15.60

As of April 1, 2024, the minimum wage is $15.60 per hour. The minimum wage will be adjusted on April 1 of each year relative to the Consumer Price Index. View more information.

Northwest Territories

$16.05

Effective as of September 1, 2023. The minimum wage is adjusted annually using a formula based on the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Yellowknife and the percentage change in the average hourly wage (AHW) in the NWT for the preceding calendar year. View more information.
Nova Scotia

$15.20

Effective as of April 1, 2024, the minimum wage rate will be adjusted with inflation plus an additional 1% annually to $15.20. View more information and a report from Minimum Wage Review Committee.

Nunavut

$19.00

Effective as of January 1, 2024. View more information.
Ontario

$16.55

Effective October 1, 2024, Ontario will increase its minimum wage from $16.55 to $17.20 per hour, following the annual inflation adjustment. View more information.
Prince Edward Island

$15.40

Effective as of April 1, 2024, the minimum wage will be $15.40.  The rate will move to $16.00 on October 1, 2024.  View more information.

Quebec

$15.75

Effective as of May 1, 2024. View more information (in French).
Saskatchewan

$14.00

Effective as of October 1, 2023. View more information. As of October 1, 2024 the minimum wage will rise to $15.00

Yukon

$17.59

Effective April 1, 2024, the Yukon’s minimum wage will increase to $17.59 per hour. The minimum wage is adjusted on April 1 of each year relative to the Consumer Price Index. View more information.

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