Minimum Wage by Province

Minimum Wage map of Canada showing minimum wage rates 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

$12.65

Effective as of June 1st, 2018. The government has announced that the minimum wage will further rise to at least $13.85 on June 1st, 2019, to $14.60 on June 1st, 2020 and to $15.20 on June 1st, 2021. View more information.
Manitoba

$11.35

Effective as of October 1, 2018. View more information.
New Brunswick

$11.25

Effective as of April 1, 2018. The minimum wage is adjusted annually on April 1 relative to the Consumer Price Index. View more information.
Newfoundland & Labrador

$11.15

Effective as of April 1, 2018. View more information.
Northwest Territories

$13.46

Effective as of April 1, 2018. The regulation does not specify that there must be an annual increase. View more information.
Nova Scotia

$11.00

Effective as of April 1, 2018. On April 1, 2019, the minimum wage for experienced employees will rise to $11.55 per hour. The minimum wage for inexperienced employees will rise to $11.05 per hour. In 2020 and 2021 the minimum wage will increase by about 55 cents each year, calculated based on a 30-cent increase plus inflation, which is projected to be 25 cents over the next three years. Starting April 1, 2022, the rate will be adjusted annually with inflation. View more information.
Nunavut

$13.00

Effective as of April 1, 2018. The minimum wage is adjusted annually on April 1. View more information.
Ontario

$14.00

Effective as of January 1, 2018. Starting in 2020, the minimum wage rates may increase annually on October 1 of each year. View more information.
Prince Edward Island

$11.55

Effective as of April 1, 2018. View more information.
Quebec

$12.00

Effective as of May 1, 2018. The government has announced that the minimum wage will increase by 50 cents to $12.50 on May 1, 2019. View more information.
Saskatchewan

$11.06

Effective as of October 1, 2018. The minimum wage is adjusted on October 1 of each year relative to the Consumer Price Index. View more information.
Yukon

$11.51

Effective as of April 1, 2018. The minimum wage is adjusted on April 1 of each year relative to the Consumer Price Index. View more information.

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