Minimum Wage in Canada

Minimum Wage in Canada

Current And Upcoming Minimum Hourly Wage Rates For Experienced Adult Workers in Canada

Alberta

General Minimum Wage in Alberta: $15.00/hour

Effective Date: June 26, 2019
Employment Standards
Tel: 780-427-3731 Toll free: 1-877-427-3731 TTY: 780-427-9999 Toll free TTY: 1-800-232-7215
Website: https://www.alberta.ca/minimum-wage.aspx

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British Columbia

Effective Date: June 1, 2020
Next Revision to: $15.20/hour Effective Date: June 1, 2021
Employment Standards
Toll free: 1-833-236-3700
Website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/employment-standards-advice/employment-standards/wages/minimum-wage

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Manitoba

General Minimum Wage in Manitoba: $11.90/hour

Effective Date: October 1, 2020
Employment Standards
Tel: 204-945-3352 Toll Free: 1-800-821-4307 Fax: 204-948-3046
Website: https://www.gov.mb.ca/labour/standards/doc,minimum-wage,factsheet.html

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New Brunswick

General Minimum Wage in New Brunswick: $11.70/hour

Effective Date: April 1, 2020
Employment Standards
Toll Free: 1-888-452-2687
Website: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/petl-epft/PDF/es/FactSheets/MinimumWageOvertime.pdf

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Newfoundland & Labrador

General Minimum Wage in Newfoundland & Labrador: $12.15/hour

Effective Date: October 1, 2020
Next Revision to: $12.40/hour Effective Date: April 1, 2021
Employment Standards
Toll Free: 1-888-452-2687
Website: https://www.stats.gov.nl.ca/Statistics/Topics/minimumwage/PDF/Minimum%20Wage%20Rate.pdf

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Northwest Territories

General Minimum Wage in Northwest Territories: $13.46/hour

Effective Date: April 1, 2018
Employment Standards
Tel: 867-767-9351 ext. 71469 Toll Free: 1-888-700-5707
Website: https://www.ece.gov.nt.ca/en/services/employment-standards/frequently-asked-questions

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Nova Scotia

General Minimum Wage in Nova Scotia: $12.55/hour

Effective Date: April 1, 2020
Next Revision to: $12.95/hour Effective Date: April 1, 2021
Employment Standards
Tel: 902-424-4311 Toll Free: 1-888-315-0110
Website: https://novascotia.ca/lae/employmentrights/minimumwage.asp

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Nunavut

General Minimum Wage in Nunavut: $16.00/hour

Effective Date: April 1, 2020
Labour Standards Compliance Office
Tel: 1-867-975-6322 Toll Free: 1-877-806-8402 Fax: 1-867-975-6367
Website: http://nu-lsco.ca/faq-s

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Ontario

General Minimum Wage in Ontario: $14.25/hour

Effective Date: January 1, 2018
Next Revision to: NA
Employment Standards
Toll free: 1-877-202-0008 TTY: 1-855-653-9260 Fax: 905-577-1316
Website: https://www.ontario.ca/document/your-guide-employment-standards-act-0/minimum-wage

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Prince Edward Island

General Minimum Wage in Prince Edward Island: $12.85/hour

Effective Date: April 1, 2020
Employment Standards
Tel: 902-368-5550 Toll Free: 1-800-333-4362 Fax: 902-368-5476
Website: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/economic-growth-tourism-and-culture/minimum-wage-order-board-and-lodging

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Quebec

General Minimum Wage in Quebec: $13.10/hour

Effective Date: May 1, 2020
Labour Standards
Tel: 1-844-838-0808
Website: https://www.cnt.gouv.qc.ca/en/wages-pay-and-work/wages

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Saskatchewan

General Minimum Wage in Saskatchewan: $11.45/hour

Effective Date: October 1, 2020
Next Revision to: October 1, 2021
Labour Standards
Tel: 1-800-667-1783, 306-787-2438
Website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/business/employment-standards/payment-of-wages-and-payroll-administration/minimum-wage-and-reporting-for-duty-pay

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Yukon

General Minimum Wage in Yukon: $13.71/hour

Effective Date: April 1, 2020
Employment Standards
Tel: 867-667-5811, 867-667-5812 or Toll Free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408
Website: https://yukon.ca/en/find-minimum-wage-yukon

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