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Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada

Current and Announced Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada

Jurisdiction
General Minimum
Wage Rate
Effective Date
British Columbia
$   8.75
$   9.50
$ 10.25
May 1, 2011
November 1, 2011
May 1, 2012
Alberta
$   9.75
$   9.95
$ 10.20
September 1, 2012
September 1, 2013
September 1, 2014
Saskatchewan
$   9.50
$ 10.00
$ 10.20
September 1, 2011
December 1, 2012
October 1, 2014
Manitoba
$ 10.25
$ 10.45
$ 10.70
October 1, 2012
October 1, 2013
October 1, 2014
Ontario
$ 10.25
$ 11.00
March 31, 2010
June 1, 2014
Quebec
$   9.90
$ 10.15
$ 10.35
May 1, 2012
May 1, 2013
May 1, 2014
New Brunswick
$   9.50
$ 10.00
April 1, 2011
April 12, 2012
Nova Scotia
$ 10.15
$ 10.30
$ 10.40
April 1, 2012
April 1, 2013
April 1, 2014
Prince Edward Island
$   9.60
$ 10.00
$ 10.20
$ 10.35
October 1, 2011
 April 1, 2012
June 1, 2014
October 1, 2014
Newfoundland
& Labrador
$ 10.00
$ 10.25
$ 10.50
July 1, 2010
October 1, 2014
October 1, 2015
Northwest Territories
$ 10.00
April 1, 2011
Yukon
$   9.27
$ 10.30
$ 10.54
$ 10.72
April 1, 2012
May 1, 2012
April 1, 2013
April 1, 2014
Nunavut
$ 11.00
January 1, 2011

Note: For workers in federal jurisdiction industries, the minimum wage is the general adult minimum wage rate of the province or territory where the work is performed.

Updated June 19, 2014

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