Minimum wage by province

Publié octobre 1, 2021

The information below has been compiled by Restaurants Canada to provide an overview of minimum wage rates impacting foodservice operations in each province and territory.

Alberta

General Minimum Wage: $15.00/hour

Student Minimum Wage: $13.00/hour

Effective as of June 26, 2019.

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British Columbia

General Minimum Wage: $15.20/hour

Both the general minimum wage and liquor server wage increased to $15.20/hour on June 1, 2021, effectively eliminating the liquor server wage.

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Manitoba

General Minimum Wage: $11.95/hour

Effective as of October 1, 2021.

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New Brunswick

General Minimum Wage: $11.75/hour

Effective as of April 1, 2021.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

General Minimum Wage: $12.75/hour

Effective as of Oct. 1, 2021.

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Northwest Territories

General Minimum Wage: $13.46/hour

Effective as of April 1, 2018.

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Nova Scotia

General Minimum Wage: $12.95/hour

Effective as of April 1, 2021.

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Nunavut

General Minimum Wage: $16/hour

Effective as of April 1, 2020.

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Ontario

General Minimum Wage: $14.35/hour
Student Minimum Wage: $13.50/hour
Liquor Server Minimum Wage: $12.55/hour

Effective as of Oct. 1, 2021.

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Prince Edward Island

General Minimum Wage: $13/hour

Effective as of April 1, 2021.

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Quebec

General Minimum Wage: $13.50/hour
Tipped Minimum Wage: $10.80/hour

Effective as of May 1, 2021.

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Saskatchewan

General Minimum Wage: $11.81/hour

Effective as of Oct. 1, 2021.

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Yukon

General Minimum Wage: $13.85

Effective as of April 1, 2021.

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