Minimum Wage for Canada Workers by Province

Province Minimum Hourly Wage Notes
Alberta $15.00 Effective as of October 1, 2018.
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.
Manitoba $11.35 Effective as of October 1, 2018.
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.
Newfoundland & Labrador $11.15 Effective as of April 1, 2018.
Northwest Territories $13.46 Effective as of April 1, 2018. The regulation does not specify that there must be an annual increase.
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.
Nunavut $13.00 Effective as of April 1, 2018. The minimum wage is adjusted annually on April 1.
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.
Prince Edward Island $11.55 Effective as of April 1, 2018.
Quebec $12.00 Effective as of May 1, 2018.
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.
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.
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