Minimum Wage by Province

Published July 20, 2016

Alberta

General Minimum Wage: $15.00

Effective as of October 1, 2018.
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British Columbia

General Minimum Wage: $12.65
Liquor Server Minimum Wage: $11.40

Effective as of June 1, 2018.
Increases to $12.70 coming June 1, 2019; $13.95 coming June 1, 2020; $15.20 coming June 1, 2021.
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Manitoba

General Minimum Wage: $11.35

Effective as of October 1, 2018.
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New Brunswick

General Minimum Wage: $11.25

Effective as of April 1, 2018.
Increase to $11.50 coming April 1, 2019.
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Newfoundland and Labrador

General Minimum Wage: $11.15

Effective as of April 1, 2018.
Increase to $11.40 coming April 1, 2019.
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Northwest Territories

General Minimum Wage: $13.46

Effective as of April 1, 2018.
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Nova Scotia

General Minimum Wage: $11.00
Inexperienced Employees (not working more than 3 months): $10.35

Effective as of April 1, 2018.
Increase coming April 1, 2019 – $11.55 for general minimum wage and $11.05 for inexperienced employees.
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Nunavut

General Minimum Wage: $13

Effective as of April 1, 2018
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Ontario

General Minimum Wage: $14
Student Minimum Wage: $13.15
Liquor Server Minimum Wage: $12.20

Effective as of January 1, 2018. 
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Prince Edward Island

General Minimum Wage: $11.55

Effective as of April 1, 2018. 
Increase to $12.25 coming April 1, 2019.
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Quebec

General Minimum Wage: $12
Tipped Minimum Wage: $9.80

Effective as of May 1, 2018.
Increase to $12.50 for general minimum wage coming May 1, 2019.
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Saskatchewan

General Minimum Wage: $11.06

Effective as of October 1, 2018. 
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Yukon

General Minimum Wage: $11.51

Effective as of April 1, 2018. 
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